Category: News

Co-Founder Honored

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  • On 12/10/2019
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Congratulations to co-founder Debbie Ellman for being honored at the Temple Beth El of Boca Raton‘s Annual Sisterhood Luncheon. Debbie was honored for making a positive impact on the community through Best Foot Forward. It was a beautiful lunch attended by so many wonderful women!

Women of Grace 2019

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  • On 11/11/2019
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CONGRATULATIONS to Laura McCutcheon, a 2019 Bethesda Hospital Foundation Women of Grace Honoree! Laura has been an important part of Best Foot Forward for the past 5 years and has truly made a difference by helping us change lives. She continues to be committed to increasing the number of children served by our agency and

JLWVOY 2019

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  • On 11/11/2019
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CONGRATULATIONS to all the Junior League of Boca Raton Woman Volunteer of the Year nominees- you are all incredible! 🎉👏We are so proud of our nominee Meryll Biala Bangsil and are honored to have her on the BFF team! We are excited for this year’s winner Michelle Stallone , acknowledged for her dedication to the early detection of breast cancer.

GreenWise Gives Back to BFF

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  • On 11/11/2019
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What an exciting addition to our community, GreenWise Market is open! Co-founders Donna and Debbie attended a pre-opening tour and were pleasantly surprised when they were presented with a check for $2,500 and told that Best Foot Forward was one of three local charities being supported by GreenWise. Here’s how it works: 1- Go to

GreatNonprofit Award

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  • On 10/30/2019
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We are grateful to have received a 5 star review from GreatNonprofits. Our rating is based on our impact and effectiveness in our community and we strive to always make our students, volunteers and donors proud to be a part of our program!

Soroptimist Award Winner

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  • On 10/29/2019
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We are so proud that Michelle Adams from CenterState Bank was selected for the Women of Distinction award in the Children and Families category. Michelle has been a supporter for many years and is someone we can always count on to support our programs and students. Here are 2 articles from the event: Michelle Adams

PBSC Provost Receives BFF Award

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  • On 10/24/2019
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It was our privilege to honor Dr. Bernadette Russell from Palm Beach State College for her ongoing commitment to our partnership and our students. READ the article here!

Sun Sentinel article “Etiquette Skills”

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  • On 10/21/2019
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The importance of our Etiquette Training was captured in this Sun Sentinel article Adult students learn intercultural etiquette skills in new partnership. GL Homes sponsored the amazing event, giving our students the opportunity to gain valuable life lessons they otherwise would not have learned. Read the article here!  

Boca Voice Article 10/7/19

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  • On 10/07/2019
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GL Homes stepped in with an etiquette class to help 16 special college students prepare for the workplace. Barbara Benson Wymer, a graduate of The Protocol School of Washington, and GL Homes hosted the four-course meal at Farmer’s Table. The dinner was held to help students raised in foster care get a leg up in the business