Back to Basics, Inc.
13754 Greentree Trail, Wellington, FL 33414
Phone: (561) 319-4277
The mission of Back to Basics is toraise children's self-esteem,keep kids in school,enable self-sufficiency andinvest in our future; all by providing NEW uniforms, sneakers, socks and underwear. We could not do the Uniform or Angel Programs without the help of our hard working volunteers. We have volunteer opportunities during the summer and in the fall to help sort, shop and distribute the uniforms and the sneakers, socks, underwear and gifts to the schools
Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407-5401
Phone: (561) 805-9927
The .The Center for Creative Education is an educational nonprofit that was created more than 20 years ago to strengthen the presence of the arts in the classrooms of Palm Beach County, Florida. Today, our Teaching Artists work with thousands of children in schools and after-school programs throughout the County, as well as at our Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. The children we serve A majority of the students we work with live in economically and socially challenging circumstances and are considered “at risk” of educational failure. The arts-based programs we provide are a very powerful way to improve these students’ chances of success; both academically and personally. CCE also works with advanced students who benefit from the opportunity to delve deeply into subjects through the arts and develop their creative thinking and problem solving skills. For all children, working together on these art-based projects encourages exploration, inventiveness, team building and cooperation, and changes the way they think about themselves and about school.
Education Foundation of Palm Beach County
3300 Forest Hill Blvd.,Suite C-141, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone: (561) 434-7303
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is an independent and self-funded organization, which fulfills unmet funding gaps of the School District of Palm Beach County through programs and grants that link and engage community leaders in the process of supporting public education.
Els for Autism
3900 Military Trail, Suite 200, Jupiter, Florida 33458
Phone: (561) 598-6200
Els for Autism is committed to helping people on the autism spectrum fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives. We established the Els for Autism Foundation in 2009 with the goal of funding an Autism Center of Excellence, the first of its kind in the world. Autism hits families hard and I'll be fighting for the rest of my life to try and help others in the same situation. I hope you'll share an interest and join me in this fight. - Ernie Els
Girls II Women
515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1500, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 310-0466
Girls II Women is a nonprofit organization established in 1997 to help girls in underserved neighborhoods in Riviera Beach, West Palm Beach and Belle Glade, Florida, achieve their full personal and professional potential. Girls II Women educates, inspires and motivates girls, helping them build their self-esteem, knowledge, awareness and social skills.
The girls involved in Girls II Women are eager to excel in school, succeed in college and make personal and career choices that will help them build successful, fulfilling futures
Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, Inc.
6903 Vista Parkway North, Suite 10, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Phone: (561) 242-9468
For over 90 years, Junior Achievement has provided quality financial education to millions of children around the world. JA educates the next generation on how to create a budget, stay out of debt, and save for the future. Their work readiness programs teach the next generation how to enter the job market, interview for a job, and most importantly, the skills that are needed to retain that job. Junior Achievement is teaching the next generation how an entrepreneur can bring about powerful economic change in our global economy.
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach
3651 Quantum Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Phone: (561) 279-9103
The mission of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County is to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. Our goal is to ensure that every child and every adult in Palm Beach County can read. Volunteers are needed to help children improve their reading levels through one-on-one tutoring. Volunteers each tutor three first or second grade children at one of 20 elementary schools throughout Palm Beach County. Training provided by the Literacy Coalition.
Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches
601 Community Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33417-2760
Phone: (561) 478-0700
The Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches serves as a connector of ideas, people and institutions in order to strengthen Jewish education in the community. The focus of CJE’s work is to create and strengthen the gateways where families and individuals can participate in the beauty of Jewish life, with an emphasis on helping them enjoy a seamless continuum of Jewish experiences in their homes, in the community and within our Jewish educational system.
695 Auburn Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: (561) 279-2970
The Milagro Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides superior out-of-school time arts education, TEEN Leadership, ARTreach and summer programs to South Florida 's children and most disadvantaged populations. The Milagro Center is a place where miracles happen daily, where children learn the values of responsibility, love, simplicity, peace, and integrity.
1713 Quail Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: (561) 712-9221
Opportunity offers specifically designed programs that embrace the whole child. We focus not only on academics, but also the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of our students.Our curriculum addresses the need for high quality education to prepare children for kindergarten and lifelong learning.
Palm Beach County Library System
3650 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 (Main Branch)
Phone: (561) 233-2600
The Palm Beach County Library System is your place to Dream, Discover, Do. Visit one of our 17 locations located throughout the County for entertainment, education, and exploration. We offer materials in many formats to suit your needs. We have books in hard copy, paperback, large print, downloadable, and audio formats. You can check out DVDs and music CDs. Attend one of our cultural programs, computer classes, musical performances, or meetings.
2510 Florida Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 882-0090
At Resource Depot we believe in education through imagination. We believe in a more creative and sustainable future starting with our community. And most importantly, we believe that we can all become more conscious of what we throw away and the potential left in our waste.Our job as a center for creative reuse is to collect all the things that nobody wants anymore and give them to those who can use them. We do this through MEMBERSHIPS. But we do more than just collect and distribute upcycled items, we also teach amazing ways to put all these items to use at home, in the classroom or in a business. We do this through field trips, summer camp, in-house workshops, and outreach programs.
Phone: (561) 350-0786
S.B. Idea, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in 2008. SBI provides family literacy programs and adult education services across Palm Beach County. Currently S.B. Idea, Inc. manages three family literacy academies located at Forest Hill Elementary in West Palm Beach, Freedom Shores Elementary in Boynton Beach, and Lakeside Presbyterian Church in West Palm Beach. SBI’s family literacy academies offer ESOL courses, Adult Basic Education and GED Prep Courses, as well as Pre-K classes for children. S.B. Idea is proud to say that we offer all these services free of charge to any family in Palm Beach County, our only requirement for adult students is that you must have a child, grandchild, nephew, or niece that is enrolled in a local public school.
Stop Bullying Now Foundation, Inc.
11911 US Hwy One Suite 201, North Palm Beach, Florida 33408
Phone: (561) 374-0673
The primary mission of Stop Bullying Now Foundation, Inc. is to raise money for school districts around the country to address and eliminate the ongoing dangerous student bullying problem which is causing death, much mental and physical harm as well as forcing students to drop out of school. These school districts do not have the funds to address this important problem because of budget cuts due to deficits. We have a theme --'Educate Bullying Awareness' to adults and children --We help advise and educate parents on how to handle a bullying problem K-12 with their child.
Take Stock in our Children
1896 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Ste 103, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: (561) 683-1704
The mission of Take Stock In Children is to passionately promote self-worth, personal responsibility and academic success, for qualified, financially at-risk middle and high school students in Palm Beach County by providing unique resources which include mentors, student advocacy, college readiness and a guaranteed post-secondary tuition scholarship.Take Stock in Children is a solution to one of the most critical problems facing Florida--high dropout and high youth crime rates. Take Stock in Children has a proven record of helping children from low-income families stay out of trouble, graduate from high school, attend college, and become productive citizens.Take Stock in Children is a comprehensive program that helps children succeed by providing college and vocational scholarships, volunteer mentors, student advocates/case managers, tutoring, early intervention and long-term support.
The School District of Palm Beach County
3300 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone: (561) 434-8000
The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers. The school district has 187 schools and 183,000 students.
West Palm Beach Library Foundation
411 Clematis Street, 3RD Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 US
Phone: (561) 868-7715
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is independent from the City of West Palm Beach, was formed to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. The Foundation, free of any political influence, secures financial and in-kind donations to support and enhance programs, services, collections, and technology that the city’s reasonable operating budget cannot encompass. Mission To seek, advocate for, and obtain financial support which ensures that high-quality services will always be available at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Vision Enabling the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, a first-class facility, to become a world-class library.
Youth Activity Center
9400 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33428
Phone: (561) 883-9325
The Youth Activity Center, YAC, is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides a safe, nurturing after-school environment for children in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. Children are picked up by the YAC bus from various elementary schools Monday through Friday. All program days begin with a healthy snack which is followed by assistance with homework assignments. Depending on the day of the week activities include; art, music, yoga, sports, computer lab, ecology, gardening, field trips or community service. Our day concludes at 6:00 P.M.