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Welcome to Adopt-A-Family’s Blog!

In this section, you will find the most relevant news about Adopt-A-Family’s funding partners, agency highlights, family success stories, and event updates.

Are you a funder, community partner, member of the media, or Adopt-A-Family program participant interested in being featured?

Email Kelly Rigell at: krigell@aafpbc.org.


26th of September 2018

Project Grow Summer Camp Round-Up

Project GROW Summer Camp Memories It was an incredible Summer at Project Grow, Adopt-A-Family’s afterschool and summer camp program for homeless and low-income elementary school students. We owe a special thanks to The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-the-Sea who generously provided fund support to enrich the summer camp activities and trips, leading the way to exploration […]


29th of August 2018

TJ Maxx Supports Adopt-A-Family

TJ Maxx Supports Adopt-A-Family   Adopt-A-Family’s relationship with TJ Maxx began in 2015 when they put on a “TJ Maxx Fun Day” for our Project Grow afterschool program students on the Grow playground. They brought every child a backpack and t-shirt, played outdoor activities, and got to know the students and staff. Everyone had such a blast that […]


8th of August 2018

Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

We want to share some exciting news with the Adopt-A-Family community. Adopt-A-Family is proud to report that we received our 12th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. With more than 1.5 million American charities, Charity Navigator aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations. The intent of our work is to provide donors […]


9th of July 2018

Fundraising with Adopt-A-Family

5 Tips for Fundraising with Adopt-A-Family  Looking to raise money for Adopt-A-Family but not quite sure how to get started? Consider hosting a fundraising event! Did you know that 80% of Americans believe it’s essential for people to come together in order to promote positive change–regardless of age, gender, income, or geography? Fundraising events can make a […]


18th of June 2018

A Bright Future Ahead For A Project Grow Alumni

  When Erlande, a Project Grow alum, speaks about her future, her eyes brighten with enthusiasm.   “I know I want to work with neo-natal infants because it’s the most meaningful way I could give back to others,” she shared. “I don’t want to sound too cliché, but when you grow up around nothing but […]


31st of May 2018

Hope Begins With A Home

An Education-Centric Plan With Hope Built In   Adopt-A-Family is embarking on a new affordable housing capital campaign and we’ve already received immense support from our community! Adopt-A-Family wants to share our sincerest thanks to the anonymous donor who has backed this exciting project. Because of their donation, we are able to keep moving forward […]


11th of May 2018

A Special Mother’s Day Success Story

The Strength of a Mother Kyla and her one-year old daughter Savannah, came to Adopt-A-Family scared and fearful of the world around them, holding on to each other tightly because they were afraid of the unknown.  Kyla had not had it easy, struggling for a long time with PTSD and extreme anxiety. She wanted nothing more […]


10th of May 2018

A Fairytale with Adopt-A-Family

Adopt-A-Family is excited to be a part of The City of West Palm Beach’s Clematis by Night Summer in Paradise event again this year! This year’s Summer in Paradise will feature fifteen child-size playhouses, collectively referred to as the “Fairy Tale Playhouses.” In partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, the mini-homes will provide […]


11th of April 2018

Great Give 2018

Adopt-A-Family is thrilled to be participating in Great Give 2018! Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by United Way of Palm Beach County, Achieve, Nonprofits First, and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day, held […]


22nd of March 2018

Evelyn & Arthur Partnership

  Confidence. Joy. Memories. These are just a few of the words we could use to describe what Evelyn & Arthur has brought to Adopt-A-Family.  AAF  is  grateful for everything that Adrianne Weissman, President of Evelyn & Arthur, has done and continues to do for our agency  and the community at large. On March 6th, […]