Tag: Palm Beach Charity

Backstage: Palm Beach Dramaworks receives Impact the Palm Beaches grant
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Backstage: Palm Beach Dramaworks receives Impact the Palm Beaches grant

Carol Saunders, Special to The Courier Newsweekly Palm Beach Dramaworks, a theatrical and interactive program that addresses current tensions between law officials and the community, will be presenting to 8,000 children a year thanks to support from 127 philanthropic women united through Impact the Palm Beaches. This is Impact the Palm Beaches’ second year awarding...

December 1, 2016April 27, 2018by
Nonprofit’s shower trailer aims to give homeless a fresh start
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Nonprofit’s shower trailer aims to give homeless a fresh start

WEST PALM BEACH — You know how refreshed you feel when you step out of the shower. Now, imagine that you don’t have a shower to step out of, if you are homeless. A pair of Palm Beach County-raised friends have come up with a way to bring a “mobile shower and personal hygiene facility”...

Palm Beach County charity offers mobile showers to homeless
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Palm Beach County charity offers mobile showers to homeless

Palm Beach County’s homeless will now be able to clean themselves in mobile showers. A trailer has been outfitted with six showers and restroom facilities, and nonprofit groups hope it will eventually cover every part of the county — from Belle Glade to Delray Beach. While most people take a shower for granted, it can...

Palm Beach County Impact 100 Groups Inspire Collective Philanthropy
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Palm Beach County Impact 100 Groups Inspire Collective Philanthropy

Posted By Josh Hirsch, Friday, March 18, 2016 Nonprofits in Palm Beach County are doing tremendous work in addressing the needs of the underserved residents of our community. Here’s a spotlight on some of those organizations: In 2015, a group of 117 philanthropic women set out to raise more than $100,000 to support much-needed projects...

117 WOMEN OF IMPACT GRANT $117,000 IN A SINGLE DAY
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117 WOMEN OF IMPACT GRANT $117,000 IN A SINGLE DAY

Awarding their 1st $100,000 Impact Grant to Safe Haven CRC “Live Fresh” Margaret Mead was correct when she said, “Never underestimate the power of a few committed citizens.” Two local women worked tirelessly over the past four months to launch Impact the Palm Beaches. The results of this effort culminated in a gathering of 117...

January 1, 2016April 27, 2018by
Women On Mission To Effect Change In Our Communities
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Women On Mission To Effect Change In Our Communities

Island Living & Patio in West Palm Beach provided a beautiful backyard-style setting for the launch of north county’s newest nonprofit: Impact The Palm Beaches. On Thursday, founding members of the local initiative — among them Karen Brams and Karen Kirk, owners of the outdoor-décor business — were joined by friends, sponsors and supporters for...

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