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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
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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!  
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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!
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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!  
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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
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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
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Ready to go Back to School

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  • On 08/28/2019
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The best part of back to school time is by far our back to school parties! Our high school and college students enjoyed a “flip-flop” themed party, where we brought the beach indoors for the day! We began with a motivational welcome from Van Williams, Dean of Student Services at Palm Beach State College. Then,
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Write it in Your Agenda!

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  • On 03/13/2019
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From calendar apps to the old-fashioned pen and paper method, there are many ways to remain organized. But, how do we incorporate organization within a school environment? We believe agendas are key to better organization, improved time management, and decreased procrastination. So much so that we’ve developed a comprehensive program to introduce this tool to
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BFF Coaches for the Win!

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  • On 05/21/2018
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Only two weeks to go before school’s out for summer! Our kids have taken giant steps forward this school year and we couldn’t be more proud. However, they’re not the only ones who have learned a thing or two along the way. Throughout the year, each of our kids is paired with a BFF Coach to