The Town of Palm Beach United Way held its 73rd Annual Meeting Thursday, April 26, to thank board members and donors for a successful campaign and to celebrate a season of many accomplishments.
Highlights of the meeting include:
- An entertaining step performance from the Pine Gove Inspiring Steppers.
- An inspiring personal story from the 2018 Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County Youth of the Year, David Wooten.
- An update on campaigns from Atesh Chandra (General Campaign Chairman), Stephen Hall, Jr. (Business and Professional), Alison Sieving (Red Feather) and Mary Freitas (Tocqueville). The campaign is currently at $4,540,875 and still climbing.
- A report on the Allocation Committee from co-chairs Jorge Cabrera, Tish Carlo and Betsy Turner. The board voted to accept the Allocation Committee recommendation to invest $3,281,700 in 82 education, health and income programs at 45 non-profit partner agencies in Palm Beach County. The board also voted to approve the Allocation chairmen’s recommendation to accept the American Association of Caregiving Youth as a new partner agency.
- The presentation of the Nettie Finkle award for outstanding volunteer service to Richard Abedon, a volunteer attorney with The Glades Initiative, Arc of the Glades, Urban League of Palm Beach County and Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County.
- The election of new Board of Trustees for the class of 2021 and the election of officers as presented by Danielle Moore in the Nominating Committee Report.
Click HERE to read more in the 73rd Annual Report of the Town of Palm Beach United Way.
Photos by Capehart.