Charity & The Arts
Charity & The Arts
211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline where highly trained and accredited Resource Specialists offer guidance and support in helping teens, adults, families, seniors, caregivers and professionals find the services they need. Calls to 211 HelpLine are free, confidential and available 24/7. “Our name is our number!” 211 is the easy to remember 3-digit phone number that provides service for everyday needs and in times of crisis. 211 HelpLine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing crisis intervention, information, assessment and referral to community services in Indian River, Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties.
4KIDS of South Florida
4KIDS has served and cared for more than 20,000 abused and neglected children in Broward and Palm Beach Counties “one child at a time.” 4KIDS has recently expanded to license foster families in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties. 4KIDS is committed to accomplishing the vision of “A Home for Every Child” through programs offering protection, prevention, provision and permanent solutions. A continuing accomplishment is the operation of SafePlace 4KIDS, the emergency assessment center for children removed from their homes in Broward or Palm Beach County as they begin their foster care journey.
A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
500 N. Indian River Drive Fort Pierce, FL 34950
The Museum’s mission is to promote the arts in the community and perpetuate the artistic and humanitarian legacy of A.E. Backus, and houses the nation’s largest exhibit of original Backus paintings. Grounded in history, yet rich in contemporary relevance the museum exhibits original paintings by A.E. Backus, Florida Highwaymen. Throughout the season the Museum features changing national exhibits and two juried competitions. Volunteers needed for educational programs, special events, visitor services/docents/ facility maintenance.
Achievement Center for Children & Families
555 NW Fourth St.Delray Beach, FL 33444
The Achievement Centers for Children & Families is a community based, social service organization whose mission is to ensure school readiness, provide skill building opportunities, promote academic achievement and support healthy lifestyles. The affordable, nationally accredited programs allow families to work, increasing their economic stability. The Centers serve over 1,000 children and 750 adults at three campuses in Palm Beach County.
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches
1712 Second Ave. N. Lake Worth, FL 33460
Adopt-A-Family is dedicated to strengthening families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services. To achieve this mission, Adopt-A-Family provides physical housing units, rental assistance, and supportive services to families in crisis.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Heart Association, Palm Beach County Chapter
2300 Centrepark West Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to reducing disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. These diseases, America’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers, claim about 870,000 lives a year. The association invests millions in research, professional and public education, advocacy and community service programs to help all Americans live longer, healthier lives. To learn more, call 1.800.AHA.USA1 or visit www.heart.org.
American Lung Association in Florida
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, research and advocacy. When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow
American Technion Society – Israel Institute of Technology (Palm Beach Chapter)
249 Royal Palm Way, Ste. 502
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Based in New York City, the American Technion Society (ATS) provides critical support to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, ranked among the world’s leading science and technology universities. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is a major source of the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy, and a key to Israel’s renown as the world’s “Start-Up Nation.” Its three Nobel Prize winners exemplify academic excellence. Technion people, ideas and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world including life-saving medicine, sustainable energy, computer science, water conservation and nanotechnology.
ARC of Martin County
The ARC of Martin County, Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged, is a private, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering children and adults with developmental and other disabilities to achieve their fullest potential. We accomplish this by providing advocacy, opportunities, education, choices, vocational and community supports and family supports.