Although 2020 was a challenging year, our mini grant projects made the best of the year while providing services to improve the lives of family caregivers. Below you will see photos from all of the projects.
The HBB Mini Grant program awards small businesses and community organizations serving the 33435 zip code area, with funding to expand their resources, provide educational information and health and wellness activities that positively impact the lives of family caregivers. Below are the 2020 Mini Grant Awardees: A Class Tax Solutions – $2,000.00 Alzheimer’s Community Care
It’s dinner time at Antoinette Smith’s home, and her youngest daughter is busy stirring spaghetti on the stove. “Turn it down, it’s almost done,” Antoinette says. Kaitlyn, who is 12, has many other responsibilities around the small apartment in Boynton Beach. Same goes for her sibling, Lauryn, who is 17, and Neqebah, who is 23.
They laughed and ate. They danced. And they relaxed and felt recognized. More than 100 caregivers and their families attended our Third Annual Caregivers’ Recognition Luncheon on Nov. 12 at Benvenuto Restaurant in Boynton Beach. “It was a fantastic afternoon – it was filled with laughter, engagement and lots of warm feelings,” said Ricky Petty,
Nine organizations will be providing services to Boynton Beach’s caregiving community through activities such as line-dancing classes, grandparents support initiative, caregiving education, and respite care programs — thanks to Healthier Boynton Beach, which is supported by Palm Health Foundation. Healthier Boynton Beach announced in May that we are offering $33,000 in mini-grants, ranging between $2,000
There was a lot of movement in Boynton Beach during the Let’s Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge in March! The county-wide initiative focused on physical activity, nutrition and healthy behaviors. Palm Health Foundation, in partnership with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Children’s Services Council, Wisehaupt, Bray Asset Management and CBS12, sponsored the annual challenge, which took place throughout the month
Were you able to make it to our Second Annual Caregivers Recognition Luncheon? It was great! If you missed it, you can see the event’s highlights in our photos video. The luncheon on Nov. 13 at Benvenuto Restaurant in Boynton Beach was intended to appreciate, entertain and inspire local caregivers to keep going. We had a
Our Steering Committee member Clovis Moddie was recently featured in a Palm Beach Post article about the importance of caregivers in helping ill families members. Her story, under the headline “How helping her ailing mom and sister led Boynton woman to her true passion,” says it all. She told the Post: “I had a priority to get
Healthier Boynton Beach awarded eight mini-grants in 2018 to organizations to provide services for the thousands of caregivers in Boynton Beach, mainly in zip code 33435. One of them was given to Connect to Greatness, which runs the Family Care Aware Project. Here’s a glimpse at what the program is all about. How do we