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Public Launch of COVID-19 Story Collection Project Shares Personal Experiences of Fear, Hope and Resilience

Public Launch of COVID-19 Story Collection Project Shares Personal Experiences of Fear, Hope and Resilience

Story gallery to be featured by Spady Cultural Heritage Museum  as a reflection on one of the greatest crises of our time.   West Palm Beach, Fla. – A new website launched by Palm Health Foundation is sharing the COVID-19 personal experiences of Palm Beach County residents. Searchable

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund Launches with Car Donation to Mom Committed to Bettering Her Family

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund Launches with Car Donation to Mom Committed to Bettering Her Family

West Palm Beach, Fla. – A recent letter to the editor in The Palm Beach Post inspired a local resident to anonymously donate his car to Palm Health Foundation’s new Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund. In the letter published on April 14, 2020, foundation president and CEO Patrick McNamara spoke of his

Get Your Green On with Us!

Get Your Green On with Us!

May is Mental Health Awareness and Trauma Informed Care Month and Palm Beach County is celebrating!     Birth to 22: United For Brighter Futures are hosting the 5th annual Get Your Green on campaign countywide.  Everyone in Palm Beach County is encouraged to wear green on May 21st and post

The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund at Palm Health Foundation

The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund at Palm Health Foundation

  “I ran out of food yesterday after going five days on one meal. I have no money or food stamps. I have no car. The bus is my only transportation. I am considered “high risk” during the COVID-19 crisis due to underlying health problems. I have no mask or gloves. I am terrified to go out

Palm Health Foundation Extends Let’s Move Campaign  to Promote Physical Activity During COVID-19

Palm Health Foundation Extends Let’s Move Campaign to Promote Physical Activity During COVID-19

Palm Health Foundation has extended its month-long Let’s Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge beyond its original end date of March 31, 2020.  Emphasizing the importance of exercise for good physical and mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak, the foundation is continuing the

Six Ways to Stay Active While Sheltering from COVID-19

Six Ways to Stay Active While Sheltering from COVID-19

COVID-19 has limited our movement and increased our anxiety.  Palm Health Foundation’s Let’s Move! Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge provides the encouragement and accountability we all need right now to commit to 30 minutes of physical activity every day, even while staying at home.  

Networked: How Two Palm Beach County Nonprofits are  Leveraging Community Connections in a Time of Turbulence

Networked: How Two Palm Beach County Nonprofits are Leveraging Community Connections in a Time of Turbulence

  As COVID-19 isolates us more and more, two Palm Beach County nonprofit organizations are mobilizing their established community networks to bring residents together through technology in an enormous time of need.   Palm Health Foundation’s Healthier Together community-based networks and

Managing Stress & Staying Active During COVID-19

Managing Stress & Staying Active During COVID-19

Palm Health Foundation has canceled all Let’s Move Challenge events in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community healthy. But, that doesn’t mean we are going to give up our commitment to encourage healthy habits throughout this month and beyond!   We know that staying

FAU Brain Institute Announces 'BrainyDays 2020,' a Celebration of Neuroscience Sponsored by Palm Health Foundation

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute is proud to announce “Brainy Days 2020,” a celebration of neuroscience throughout the month of March and sponsored by Palm Health Foundation. From using magic to study the mind to understanding best practices for educating those with autism, and gaining

Recap: 2020 Better Brain Health Luncheon

Recap: 2020 Better Brain Health Luncheon

Julie Fisher Cummings, Frances Fisher, Joyce Licht Sang, Dusty Sang   Nearly 400 guests were awed by the students, researchers and community leaders who took to the stage to share how they are contributing to a movement in brain health advancement across Palm Beach County during the Palm