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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.


11th of December 2018

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Third Avenue Homes

On November 15, Adopt-A-Family welcomed 200 friends and supporters to celebrate as we broke ground on our new housing development, Third Avenue Homes. The ceremony signified the beginning of the next exciting chapter in Adopt-A-Family’s story.     Many memories were made during the event, making it a special milestone in Adopt-A-Family history. CEO Matt […]


29th of November 2018

Adopt-A-Family United Way Campaign

ADOPT-A-FAMILY’S UNITED WAY CAMPGIN     In mid-October, Adopt-A-Family held its annual United Way Employee Campaign. Every year, the agency holds a week-long campaign to raise funds for The United Way of Palm Beach County as a way for AAF staff to show their appreciation for all that The United Way of Palm Beach County does […]


27th of November 2018

Finding Healing In Cakes

Christine knew chaos and uncertainty well. Growing up surrounded by trauma, it was common to be uprooted suddenly, moving from one place to another, never knowing how long they would stay before leaving once again.  With no real guidance or support system, she dropped out of school in 6th grade. She continued her transient lifestyle, lacking […]


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 […]