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Marking Five Years of Community-Led Health Equity Solutions:  Palm Health Foundation Reveals Impact of Healthier Together Initiative

Marking Five Years of Community-Led Health Equity Solutions: Palm Health Foundation Reveals Impact of Healthier Together Initiative

Resident-led movements in six Palm Beach County communities lay  the foundation for unifying residents during 2020’s racial justice and pandemic challenges.     West Palm Beach, Fla. – Palm Health Foundation is marking the five-year anniversary of its first Healthier Together communities

Highlighting a Local Hero

Highlighting a Local Hero

Highlighting a Local Hero   Ricky Petty, Project Director, Healthier Boynton Beach   In June 2020,  Healthier Boynton Beach Project Director Ricky Petty received the Palm Beach Illustrated/Eau Palm Beach Local Heroes Award in recognition of his service to the community during the

Palm Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Recipient Strives to Be FAT

Palm Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Recipient Strives to Be FAT

When Dustin Magdales, RN, MSN received a Palm Health Foundation nursing scholarship through the George Snow Scholarship Fund last April she had no idea how the world’s turn of events would impact her education and her career nearly one year later.  As a DNP graduate nursing student at Palm Beach

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

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

This is Health: Sharonda's Story

This is Health: Sharonda's Story

Palm Health Foundation is working to build a culture of health in Palm Beach County in which all residents have opportunities to thrive and reach their full health potential. One of the ways we are doing this is through the Open Table Poverty Initiative.   A person needs access to healthy

Palm Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Recipient Strives to Be FAT

Palm Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Recipient Strives to Be FAT

When Dustin Magdales, RN, MSN received a Palm Health Foundation nursing scholarship through the George Snow Scholarship Fund last April she had no idea how the world’s turn of events would impact her education and her career nearly one year later.  As a DNP graduate nursing student at Palm Beach

Healthier Neighbors

Healthier Neighbors "Nourish" Retreat Addresses Brain Health for Women of Color

  Event recognizes mental health disparities for African Americans West Palm Beach, FL – One hundred professional women of color recently came together at Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach for Nourish, an all-day brain health event offered for free by Healthier Neighbors, a Palm Health Foundation

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Palm Health Foundation established the Volunteer Nurse Corps (VNC) in 2016, a program administered by the School of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University, which utilizes volunteer nurses to provide health information, education and care to vulnerable populations in Palm Beach County.  

Reflecting on 2018

Reflecting on 2018

2018 has been a banner year of leading change for better health in Palm Beach County. I’m excited to share highlights with you, starting with the change in our name from Palm Healthcare Foundation to Palm Health Foundation. The change is minor, yet it represents our growing role as a funder of