A Week Of Giving: Support Your Local Charities!

Apr 28, 2020 - 4:37 PM

A Week Of Giving: Support Your Local Charities! 

In an effort to further unite the community during these difficult times, Equestrian Sport Productions and the Great Charity Challenge are collaborating to highlight the crucial goods and services that are being provided by charitable organizations in Palm Beach County, between Tuesday, April 28 and Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Every day, at least one organization will be featured leading up to #GivingTuesdayNow on Tuesday, May 5 in an effort to help those closest to home. These one-minute videos will emphasize the crucial work that these organizations are doing with the help of selfless volunteers. Organizations were selected based on those included in Palm Beach County’s Emergency Giving Guide, which can be viewed here.

Learn more about the participating charities below or click here to watch their videos!
  • Wellington Cares: Wellington Cares is a 501(c) (3) community-based, not-for-profit organization committed to coordinating volunteers of all ages to assist, in a time exchange format, in enabling persons over the age of 65 to remain in their home with the support of the Wellington community residents and local organizations.
  • Place of Hope: 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.
  • Feed the Hungry Pantry: This volunteer-run charity gives away donated meat, produce, bread and canned goods for more than 1.1 million nutritious meals a year to our hungry neighbors in Palm Beach County.
  • Equestrian Aid Foundation: The Equestrian Aid Foundation provides emergency, lifesaving financial grants to horsemen and women coping with loss of income due to catastrophic injury or illness. EAF invests in the future of its recipients, giving them the resources to recover and thrive in the face of adversity. #HorsemenHelpingHorsemen
  • Families First of PBC: This charity’s mission is to advance the well-being of children and families through high-quality programs in prevention, early intervention, child development, behavioral health, education, and advocacy.
  • HomeSafe: Since 1979, HomeSafe has been a nationally accredited non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Palm Beach County’s and South Florida’s most vulnerable residents – victims of child abuse and domestic violence. Our mission is to create safer, more productive lives for infants, children, young adults and families.
  • Quantum House: Quantum House is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition. Quantum House is the only hospital hospitality house serving children and their families between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida.
  • Center for Child Counseling: The Center for Child Counseling is building the foundation for playful, healthful, and hopeful living for children and families in Palm Beach County. Our programs focus on preventing and healing the effects that adversity and toxic stress have on developing children.
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies is dedicated to improving birth outcomes and promoting healthy families by providing access to care, education and support to those facing the physical, emotional, economic and social challenges of pregnancy and infant care.
  • Chasen’ tailz Foundation: Chasentailz is a tax-exempt nonprofit dedicated to changing the lives of needy children and their families battling life threatening illness’s by providing financial and emotional assistance.
  • Education Foundation: The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is the nexus of Palm Beach County public-school system, the private sector, and the community. The Education Foundation facilitates student achievement by supporting high-quality public education through partnerships, grants, events, and public awareness.
  • Urban Youth Impact: Founded in 1997, Urban Youth Impact is the only faith-based organization serving the most at-risk inner-city youth in Palm Beach County, primarily through an award-winning after-school program.
  • Achievement Centers for Children & Families: Achievement Centers is a community based, family focused organization dedicated to providing opportunities where under resourced children may thrive in a positive environment. Our programs support educational growth, skill building and healthy lifestyles which create a positive and lasting impact on a child.
  • Awesome Greyhound Adoptions: The primary objectives and purpose of Awesome Greyhound Adoption, Inc. shall be to secure responsible, loving homes for greyhounds that fail to qualify or no longer qualify for the racetrack, or whose origins exclude them from the racing community. In addition, Awesome Greyhound Adoption, Inc. strives to familiarize the public about greyhounds, stressing their desirability as pets. Awesome Greyhound Adoption, Inc. is a no-kill shelter group run entirely by volunteers.
  • Wellington Art SocietyThe mission of the Wellington Art Society is to educate and encourage originality among its members and area youth; and to present art, promote art appreciation and further advancement of all cultural endeavors in Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • The Alliance For Eating Disorders“The Alliance” is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance has worked tirelessly to raise awareness; eliminate secrecy and stigma; promote access to care; and support those susceptible to, currently struggling with, and recovered from eating disorders. We create a bridge for those needing and seeking help by connecting people with resources to assist them in recovery.
  • The Lighthouse Cafe Ministries: The mission of the Light House Café is to transform the Glades area through God’s grace, love, & peace, by bringing together diverse groups to provide food, counseling & a helping hand to all.
  • The Lord’s Place: The Lord’s Place is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness by providing innovative, compassionate and effective services to men, women and children in our community.

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