Our donors have a wide variety of charitable interests. Check out some of their stories below!
Stories of Giving | June 18, 2019
Foundation fundholder Robert Yates is inspiring change through his donor-advised fund by making charitable donations towards equipping doctors in education and research.
Stories of Giving | May 17, 2019
Nancy Marshall has planted tens of thousands of memories.
Stories of Giving | January 7, 2019
For the Oristanos, philanthropy is a family tradition.
Stories of Giving | September 5, 2018
When Thomas Ladue McGinty died in 1986, he left behind his 60-year-old beach home in Ocean Ridge, $1 million, and three million shells.
Stories of Giving | June 13, 2019
Harvey and Virginia Kimmel use a strategic, impact-based approach to their charitable giving in South Palm Beach County. Watch this video to see how they're driving positive impact for our youth.
The Pedersens believed in education.
Dr. Dorothy Adams Peck fell in love with helping others at a young age.
Stories of Giving | October 16, 2018
In 1953, George Elmore and his wife, Wilma, began their paving business. Two trucks, a modest loan and an emerging entrepreneurial spirit became what is today Hardrives, Inc.
Stories of Giving | April 9, 2018
Lottie French Lewis turned her passions into an everlasting legacy thanks to a recommendation from her attorney Dan Hanley and the Community Foundation.
Stories of Giving | January 2, 2018
Jim Stern was volunteering at the Dunbar Early Learning Center in Martin County when he realized the center was receiving generous gifts from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
Stories of Giving | November 6, 2017
Elizabeth and Marion Muller* inherited their family foundation set up by their loving parents, Emily and Patrick.
Stories of Giving | July 19, 2017
Our relationship with Martin County started when local philanthropists Barbara “Bobbie” Briggs Trimble and her husband, Edward “Ted” C. Trimble, established the Briggs-Trimble Family Charitable Fund in 1989 at the Community Foundation to assist their favorite Martin County organizations.
Stories of Giving | January 2, 2017
Committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world.
The Mary and Robert Pew Education Fund is making a difference at a time when public education is in need of support more than ever. Only 71% of students in Palm Beach County graduate compared to the state average of 75%.