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WPTV & The Bike

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  • On 07/01/2020
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WPTV’s Chief Meteorologist, Steve Weagle, completed his annual ride for the American Red Cross a little differently this year. While COVID-19 interrupted this year’s bike ride up the Florida coast, Steve continued the tradition by auctioning off the bike. For the past several years, Mark Minkin, has won the bike from the auction and graciously

BRAS and MORE!

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  • On 06/25/2020
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Spirit of Giving, a community organization that supports local non-profits, has once again supported BFF by graciously donating personal garments and hygiene products. These items can be very costly, so we appreciate this contribution! The girls in our program, along with all of us at BFF, are extremely thankful!

Juneteenth

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  • On 06/19/2020
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Juneteenth, observed on June 19th, is known as the African American Emancipation Day, dating back to 1865. Recent formidable events have brought Juneteenth to the forefront, and we realize what an important day in our history it is. We had very candid conversations with our students about current issues, and one of them said to

LOVE our VOLUNTEERS

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  • On 06/02/2020
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We appreciate our volunteers immensely! They keep our programs flowing smoothly all year long by tackling important projects. They ensure our events are well attended and successful. They are the backbone of our agency and we are truly grateful to all of them! Click here to see highlights of our year with our volunteers! 

CBS12 Coverage Graduation Caravan 5/20

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  • On 05/20/2020
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Our graduation caravan was truly an incredible event! CBS Coverage Our seniors were very touched by the outpouring of support by everyone who was helped make it happen: GL Homes Plum Productions Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Boca Grove Country Club Commissioner Robert Weinroth School District and BFF Board member Frank Barbieri BFF Board members Lisa

PB POST Article

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  • On 04/16/2020
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We are happy to share this article about our BASH featured in the Palm Beach Post Notables. GL Homes has been a generous sponsor, and we appreciate their partnership. The event has been rescheduled for October and we look forward to celebrating our 10-year anniversary then! Click this link to read the article! Thank you Tracey

New Partner CVS

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  • On 04/10/2020
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We would like to thank our newest partner, CVS, for donating Easter candy for our students. We can’t wait to give it to them.

Great Charity Challenge

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  • On 02/03/2020
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What a surprise it was to win an $80,000 grant at the Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments.  We were excited when Commissioner Melissa McKinlay pulled our name for a wild card spot, giving us a chance to win. and win we did! Thank you to all the riders and sponsors and congratulations to all the

Comfort Cases

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  • On 01/29/2020
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Leigh Anne Tuohy (mom from The Blind Side) gave an inspirational address today at Lynn University for their Citizen Project: Comfort Cases. She urged everyone in the audience to “be different” so we could each make a difference. Rob Scheer, founder of Comfort Cases was there, making sure that the foster children in Palm Beach County had

Dream Kits

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  • On 01/29/2020
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Office Depot honored Martin Luther King day by creating “Dream Kits”, bags filled to the brim to help lower-income children from the community get the supplies they need to finish the school year strong….an important step to helping them achieve their own dreams. We are very grateful to be one of the recipients of the