Community Grants Program
Congratulations to the 2019 PFA Grant Recipients
Inspirit is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing live, quality performances to isolated people who reside in restricted environments, such as healthcare facilities, and are otherwise isolated from society. Our performances enrich the soul and promote wellness through the healing power of the performing arts. In carrying out our mission, Inspirit seeks to create a social awareness of people who are isolated from the world at large. The grant will be used to fund performances.
Alzheimer's Community Care www.alzcare.org
ACC is the largest provider of community-based, dementia-specific services in Florida. The grant will be used to fund the Art for Alzheimers Program at the Lake Worth Day Center. Alzheimer’s Community Care is dedicated to promoting and providing community-based, family-centered care for patients and their caregivers living with neurocognitive disorders, through the belief, that where there is help, there is hope.
The Volen Center www.volencenter.com
The grant will support the Life Enrichment Program which provides an alternative for individuals experiencing some initial cognitive issues. The program combines socialization, independent and supervised activities, trips and special events. The program also supports caregivers and families caring for and living with a person who experiences cognitive impairments.
211 - Elder Crisis Hotline www.211palmbeach.org/elder-crisis-outreach
Elder Crisis Outreach is a service devoted solely to serving elders, 60 years of age or older, their families and/or caregivers by providing Supportive crisis counseling, Comprehensive needs assessment,Goal setting and a plan of action, Linkage to community services, Advocacy with family or service providers, Suicide evaluation and much more. 211's Elder Crisis Outreach is available to qualifying elders over the age of 60, individuals who are housebound or disabled and are residing in Palm Beach County
CL Brumback Primary Care Clinics www.hcdpbc.org/for-patients/primary-care-clinics/about-us
Operates 8 Federally Qualified Health Centers that provide medical, dental, women’s health and behavioral services. These include dental clinics in 4 locations providing preventative and general dentistry to more than 2,600 seniors since its inception in 2015. The grant will be used to cover cost of dental visits for patients age 65+ and older who are at or below the poverty level.
Clinics Can Help www.clinicscanhelp.org/
Clinics Can Help makes your donations of medical equipment available to others who need it. Working together, we build hope, provide dignity and save lives throughout South Florida. The grant will be used to fund the purchase of supplies needed for the lending closet.
Hands Together for Haitians Health and Wellness Initiative www.handstogetherforhaitians.org/
Their mission in Palm Beach County (Florida) is to assist the Haitian immigrant population with transition from living in their native country to living in the United States. They hold weekly presentations to the elderly Haitian community on topics such as chronic health concerns and hospitalizations, health insurance and benefits, including Medicare, medication plans and more.
Thank you to everyone who submitted an application!
The Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the life of older persons, their families, and their communities through advocacy, education and support. Our mission statement:
“To be the proactive voice of consensus to mobilize local leadership and community resources to ensure the optimum quality of life for our aging population.”
The PFA Community Grants program is an integral part of that mission. Thank you for your support!