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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.


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 Highlight – 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 […]


14th of August 2017

Project Grow Summer Camp Builds Lasting Memories for All

  Summer Camp in Project Grow was an absolutely blast! Thanks to dedicated supporters and funders, Project Grow campers embarked on more than a dozen exciting field trips, some of which we’ve highlighted below! We owe special thanks to Bethesda-by-the-Sea who generously provided grant funds to enrich and bolster summer camp activities for our students. […]


17th of July 2017

Adopt-A-Family Welcomes New Board Chair – Bill Peterson

New Adopt-A-Family Board Chairman, Bill Peterson, with his wife Kathy at the 32nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Adopt-A-Family is thrilled to announce that board member and supporter, Bill Peterson, has assumed the role of Board Chairman effective July 1st, 2017. Mr. Peterson has been a dedicated member of Adopt-A-Family’s board of directors for a number […]


22nd of June 2017

The Honda Classic Renews Funding Support of Project Grow

We’re thankful for The Honda Classic‘s continued investment in Adopt-A-Family’s Project Grow! On June 14th, we welcomed Executive Director Ken Kennerly and the Honda Classic Cares team for a behind-the-scenes tour of all three summer camp classrooms. The morning also included a check presentation with our K-1st grade students also taking part! In 2017, The […]