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AVID Certification

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  • On 06/27/2021
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We are proud of our program team members for becoming AVID certified! AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a learning-readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in school, with the ultimate goal of graduating college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking,

Easter Deliveries

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  • On 04/02/2021
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We spotted the Easter Bunny heading to our kids with a special delivery! ūüźįThanks to our incredible volunteers for creating the most adorable Easter baskets, and our coaches for delivering them all over the county! Since the pandemic began, we have looked for ways to see our students in-person, while making sure they had every

Traveling Book Store!

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  • On 11/02/2020
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While our coaches were delivering Halloween bags to our students, they brought a traveling bookstore along with them! Each of the kids were able to pick out the books they liked, for them to keep! ¬†When the candy is gone, their books will still be there! Happy reading! ūüėä

Scrap Garden

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  • On 08/17/2020
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We are so grateful to GL Homes for sponsoring a wonderful event at Mounts Botanical Gardens. After a tour of the beautiful grounds, the youth program director of Mounts led a fabulous demonstration to teach the socially distanced group how to grow their own fresh produce from kitchen scraps. Our students loved it! The presentation

Newsletter April 2020

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  • On 04/06/2020
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We have been busier than ever take care of our students, making sure they have food and supplies, along with helping them with online learning. Read all about it in our newsletter!  

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!  

Intern from Lynn University

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  • On 09/26/2019
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We are proud to be one of the non-profit organizations that are pioneering the Civic Impact Corps program with Lynn University by accepting paid interns to work with the nonprofits in a variety of projects to create positive change in our communities. The program runs for an entire semester and allows students to work for 10hrs a

Co-Founders on Panel

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  • On 09/25/2019
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Last night, co-founders Donna Chirico Biase and Debbie Ellman were part of a panel discussion at the Junior League of Boca Raton as part of a Non Profit Training Leadership Series. They shared their experiences and expertise on how to grow a nonprofit, sharing the stage with Jason Hagensick, President and CEO of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County and Alex Price, National Director