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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.


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, […]


13th of March 2018

Project SAFE Success Story

Determination to Grow, the Strength to Learn Nikki is a determined, passionate, single mother of two young children who hasn’t yet met an obstacle that she couldn’t overcome through a strong will and assistance from Adopt-A-Family services. With a long history of domestic violence and homelessness, Nikki is familiar with the challenges that life can throw at […]


1st of March 2018

Evelyn & Arthur Event

  Have you ever wanted to go shopping AND support your community at the same time?   Well, soon you will be able to! Adopt-A-Family is honored and so excited for a very special event that will be taking place in just a few weeks. Evelyn & Arthur is a well known business that offers ageless women’s […]


13th of February 2018

Program Highligh – The Senator Philip D. Lewis Center

When you are in a situation of facing homeless, especially if you have a family that is relying on you, it can be an extremely stressful time. Where do you go? Who do you contact? What steps can you take to find stabilization for you and your family? Adopt-a-Family hears you and understands that it […]


23rd of August 2017

The Amazing Journey of Jackie — A Homeownership Success Story

Jackie and her two sons, DaVante and Xavier, came to Adopt-A-Family several years ago on the verge of crisis—they had just learned the place they called home was going into foreclosure, and the family would soon be without a home. Turbulence and trauma in life had been commonplace for the family—three times previously Jackie and […]