NAMI Palm Beach County (NAMI PBC) is a grassroots, non-profit organization that provides evidence-based, best practice educational courses, support groups and information and referral services for persons with mental illness and their family members.
NAMI Palm Beach County is the Palm Beach County, Florida chapter of the state and national NAMI organizations, and has been serving Palm Beach County individuals with mental illness and their loved ones since 1983. NAMI PBC currently offers all services free of charge, to the residents of Palm Beach County, Florida.
NAMI PBC values the lived experience-- connecting individuals in recovery from mental illness to those who may still be struggling.
NAMI connects families who are striving to support an ill family member with families who have gained experience in coping with their situation. NAMI PBC helps individuals living with mental illness and their families to build a support system, a system that will help to sustain them through difficult times.
NAMI PBC provides complimentary and lifelong education, support and advocacy for community members living with mental illness and their families.
NAMI PBC offers mental health education presentations to Palm Beach County students, teachers, and parents, building awareness, reducing stigma, and encouraging utilization of mental health resources. By showing, from the individual and family perspective, the lived experience of someone as they try to navigate through the world of mental health services, NAMI PBC also participates in the education of healthcare providers and law enforcement personnel.
For more information about NAMI PBC, visit their website HERE.
If you are considering making a bequest to the NAMI of Palm Beach County Endowment, Margaret C. Donnelley Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, we recommend the following language:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath _________ and No/100 dollars ($DOLLARS)... OR
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death,...
...to the NAMI of Palm Beach County Endowment, Margaret C. Donnelley Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, a nonprofit organization located at 700 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401.
If you would like information about other ways to give, including gifts that provide you with immediate tax deductions, income for the rest of your life and preferential treatment of capital gains taxes, click HERE or call Sheila Kinman at (561) 340-4503.