Adopt a Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.


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.

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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 […]

13th of June 2017

A Dream is Within Reach Thanks to an Affordable Place to Call Home

Pictured: Darniece and her eldest daughter, Brianna. When Darniece first stepped into her new apartment at Adopt-A-Family, her eyes lit up in excitement. For a number of months, home wasn’t a certainty for Darniece and her three children, ranging in ages from eight to thirteen. On this day, she knew she was finally home. Prior to joining Adopt-A-Family’s homeownership […]

17th of May 2017

Today is the Great Give! We hope you will choose to #GiveAAF17

By supporting Adopt-A-Family for this year’s Great Give, you’re helping vulnerable families and children community-wide have access to vital services and programs. Below are examples of how your dollars make a difference for our families. $20 helps to purchase STEAM supplies for a classroom of students in our afterschool program. $75 sponsors admissions costs for […]

9th of May 2017

Our 2017 Great Give Video: Angela & David K.

(for mobile viewing, turn your phone horizontally for best quality).  Angela is a full-time crossing guard employed by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. As a single grandmother to David, a ten-year-old student in Project Grow, life poses many challenges. Adopt-A-Family has provided a stable, consistent, and nurturing environment David would otherwise not have while his […]