Charity Datebook 2018 - 2019

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Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews

Board Chairman: John C. “Skip” Randolph

139 N. County Road, Ste. 28, Palm Beach, FL 33480

About Charity: We are a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to promoting fellowship, understanding and respect among all religions and cultures; bringing the community together through education, dialogue and interaction; and addressing issues rooted in intolerance, anti-Semitism and unjust discrimination. Our events and programs seek to inspire, enlighten and foster civility and mutual respect among people of all faiths and backgrounds. We also send local educators to “Facing History and Ourselves” summer workshops and sponsor an annual student Essay & Creative Arts contest. Visit our website for membership and sponsor info.

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Palm Beach Habilitation Center, Inc.

CEO: David Lin

4522 S. Congress Ave., Palm Springs, FL 33461

About Charity: Palm Beach Habilitation Center’s Mission is to ensure that individuals with disabilities have the best environment in which to learn, work and live. We provide vocational training, employment and community job placement, recreational and senior activities, residential services and life skills training. Our vision is a community where individuals with disabilities can realize their full potential. Volunteers are needed for the Thrift Store and special events. For more information reach out to jnicholson@pbhab.com.

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Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation

President: Mark W. Cook

139 N. County Road, Ste. 26, Palm Beach, FL 33480

About Charity: Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation has been dedicated to the support of Palm Beach County’s hospice care organization for more than 35 years. Through the tireless efforts of its all-volunteer group, the foundation provides essential resources that support patients and the families of those who are facing advanced illnesses. Each year, the foundation hosts one of the signature events of the Palm Beach season. Hospice Evening invites friends and supporters to celebrate the foundation’s work and to raise additional funds for hospice care. This year’s event will feature a cocktail party, a “Bryant Park” style fashion show sponsored by Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach, dinner and dancing.

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Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce

President and CEO: Beth Kigel

5520 PGA Blvd., Ste. 200, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

About Charity: The Chamber serves 10 municipalities that make up Palm Beach North and is one of the largest and most active business organizations in Southeast Florida. The chamber fosters a partnership of private, public, education and civic organizations working together to ensure Palm Beach North is Florida’s “Prosperity Coast.” The chamber’s four strategic imperatives are A Prosperous Economy, High Quality of Life for all residents, a Smart and Connected Region, and Regional Leadership.

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Palm Beach Opera

General Director: Daniel Biaggi

1800 S. Australian Ave., Ste. 301, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

About Charity: Palm Beach Opera is dedicated to producing live opera at an international standard of excellence and to enriching the life of the communities it serves with a diverse offering of educational programs. Founded in 1961, the fully professional Palm Beach Opera presents mainstage performances at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach and is a proud member of OPERA America and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

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Palm Beach Symphony

Executive Director: David McClymont

44 Cocoanut Row M207B, Palm Beach, FL 33480

About Charity: Palm Beach Symphony’s mission is to engage, educate and entertain through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. Now in its 45th season and under the leadership of Executive Director David McClymont, the symphony has earned a stellar reputation as a world-class orchestra with a mission that includes carefully designed education and community outreach initiatives that bring live classical music programs and concerts to the Palm Beaches. The 2018-19 season offers both masterworks and chamber music series, crafted by Maestro Ramón Tebar, that are performed in venues such as the Kravis Center, Society of the Four Arts and Harriet Himmel Theater.

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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

Chairman of the Board: Lesly Smith

3200 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

About Charity: The mission of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is to provide shelter to lost, homeless and unwanted animals; to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for companion animals; to care for, protect and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals; and to advocate animal welfare, community involvement and education to further the bond between people and animals. Peggy Adams provides services to more than 45,000 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens each year.

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Pink Tie Friends, Inc. dba Friends In Pink

Co-Presidents: Karen Miret and Dr. Denise Zollicoffer

1024 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, FL 34957

About Charity: The mission of the corporation is to provide financial assistance for treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer who are either uninsured or under-insured, as well as to provide financial support for diagnostic services when breast cancer is suspected.

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Place of Hope - Palm Beach

Founding CEO: Charles L. Bender, III

9078 Isaiah Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

About Charity: Place of Hope is dedicated to providing stable and loving family environments for children and youth who are hurting and their families. We are committed to meeting desperate needs in our community by sharing God’s love and placing hope in their lives–one child and family at a time.

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Place of Hope - Treasure Coast

Founding CEO: Charles L. Bender, III

10250 SW Village Parkway Tradition, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

About Charity: Place of Hope is dedicated to providing stable and loving family environments for children and youth who are hurting and their families. We are committed to meeting desperate needs in our community by sharing God’s love and placing hope in their lives—one child and family at a time.

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Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida

President: Lillian Tamayo

2300 N. Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

About Charity: The mission of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida is to provide comprehensive sexual health care through the provision of clinical services, education and advocacy. We do so by understanding and responding to the needs of those seeking our services and by protecting and respecting the essential privacy rights, dignity and culture of each individual.

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