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Palm Health Foundation's B.J. & Paula Harris Fund to Help Rebuild Children's Development Center in Belle Glade, FL

Palm Health Foundation's B.J. & Paula Harris Fund to Help Rebuild Children's Development Center in Belle Glade, FL

Contribution to support First Haitian Baptist Church as they replace dilapidated 1940s children’s center beyond repair.     The B.J. & Paula Harris Fund at Palm Health Foundation has made a 10,000 gift to The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller, Commandery of the

Delray Beach Faith Leader Breaking Down Mental Health Barriers in Haitian Community

Delray Beach Faith Leader Breaking Down Mental Health Barriers in Haitian Community

West Palm Beach, FL— Freslaine Saint Louis, a youth minister at Bethel Evangelical Baptist Church in Delray Beach, FL, has become a trailblazer for removing the stigma and fear around mental health in Palm Beach County’s Haitian communities. She recently became one of the first Creole speaking

Florida Senators Gayle Harrell and Darryl Rouson Visit First-in-Florida Rural

Florida Senators Gayle Harrell and Darryl Rouson Visit First-in-Florida Rural "Open Table" Poverty Transformation Initiative in the Glades

Senators learn how Glades faith community and local government are partnering to support people experiencing poverty acheive the lives they envision for themselves and their children.    West Palm Beach, FL – Florida Senators Gayle Harrell, District 25, and Darryl Rouson, District 19, recently

BeWellPBC: Transforming Palm Beach County's Behavioral Health

BeWellPBC: Transforming Palm Beach County's Behavioral Health

  BeWellPBC launched its first newsletter this month, debuting the initiative’s logo and voice. BeWellPBC is a Palm Beach County movement to advance behavioral health for children and families. Executive Director Lauren Zuchman is working alongside a diverse stewardship council to steadily

This is Health: Palm Health Foundation Supports

This is Health: Palm Health Foundation Supports "Open Table" Poverty Initiative in the Glades

      Palm Health Foundation is working to build a culture of health in Palm Beach County – a culture in which all residents have opportunities to thrive and reach their full health potential. We know that a person’s health outcomes depend on much more than their access to

Palm Beach County Health Leaders Convene to Advance Resident-Led Initiatives

Palm Beach County Health Leaders Convene to Advance Resident-Led Initiatives

West Palm Beach, FL – Sixty-five community leaders focused on improving the health and wellbeing of Palm Beach County residents came together on June 22, 2019 at the United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach to generate new ideas and approaches to some of the community’s

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

Thank you, Barbara

Thank you, Barbara

With heavy hearts and much admiration, the Palm Health Foundation family is saying goodbye to Barbara H. Jacobowitz as a trustee, but she will forever be a cherished and close friend. Barbara has been a community leader for more than 25 years, and is one of the founding members of Palm Health

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.  

Have You Ever Had a Dream that Seemed Impossible to Reach?

Have You Ever Had a Dream that Seemed Impossible to Reach?

For me, that dream was becoming a nurse.   No one in my family had ever graduated from college. I was a high school dropout and a teenage mom.  And, devastating family circumstances nearly pulled me further off course. My journey was not an easy one. But, I’m here to tell you that I not only