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1 Family Promise of South Palm Beach County Annual Meeting January 21, 2014

2 Agenda Opening Prayer – Rabbi Andrew Rosenkranz Vote on Slate of Officers ◦ President – Michael Diamant ◦ Vice President – Rev Andrew Sherman ◦ Secretary – Linda Prior ◦ Treasurer– Rick Steinberg Presentation – Michael Diamant Executive Director Update – Kokie Dinnan Graduate presentation Closing Prayer – Rev Andrew Sherman Refreshments

3 100+% Increase in calls every year since 2008! >1600 Homeless children - PBC School District (440 in South Palm Beach County) 11.7% of Families under poverty line (>41,000 children) Nationwide Why are we here – the need grows Palm Beach County 42% homeless children under 6 1 in 45 children experience homelessness every year 200,000 children homeless on any night 279% increase in homeless families since 2007

4 Local Faces of Homelessness

5 Family Promise of South Palm Beach County An Effective Local Response A slightly over 5 year old nonprofit that helps Local Children and Families Who Are Temporarily Homeless Graduate to Sustainable Independence with 100% Success Rate among Graduates Key Services Provided Temporary shelter Food Companionship Financial management counseling Parenting/Family therapy Job placement aid Subsidized Housing assistance

6 Community Partnership - Interfaith Congregations Helping to fulfill the goal of “healing our community”

7 FPSPBC Key Metrics (11/08-12/13) >42,000 meals >14,000 bed nights ~206 graduates (incl. 124 children in 66 families >100% success rate among graduates Cost Effective < 3 full time employees ~1,100 volunteers >137,810 volunteer hours

8 2013 FPSPBC Highlights FPSPBC one of 5 beneficiaries of Countess de Hoernle’s 101 th Birthday Grant from Quantum Foundation Graduates hosting current Guests Successful 1 st Annual “Steps of Promise” Walkathon

9 2013 FPSPBC Highlights (2) FPSPBC Week Proclamations from Delray Beach and Boca Raton City Councils Kokie Dinnan with Henricus Cox, Rev Kathleen Gannon and Michael Diamant at “Friends of the Family 2013” Reception One of many “thank you” letters from Graduates received this year

10 2013 FPSPBC Highlights (3) Continued education and advocacy on behalf of children and families who are temporarily homeless with local politicians

11 Community Partnership – Local Businesses Supporters Partners

12 Community Partnership – Individuals Since 2011, annually recognizing Donors who help Family Promise of South Palm Beach County continue its mission “Friends of the Family ” Platinum - $10,000 Jacqueline Barker Phyllis and Harvey Sandler Advent Lutheran Church Episcopal Charities of SE Florida Gold - $5,000 Cheryl and Will Harman The Mattfolk Family Foundation Susan and Dan Paulus City of Boca Raton Boca Raton Regional Hospital John Knox Village Angel Barbara and Irving Gutin Meryl and Ron Gallatin Gary Peters Foundation Order of St John of Jerusalem Quantum Foundation

13 Community Partnership – Individuals “Friends of the Family ” Silver - $2,500 Joyce Huber Pat Moran Family Foundation Stephen Patterson Brooke and Thomas Porter Kathleen and Edward Skiko David Somberg St Vincent Ferrer Church St Joseph’s Episcopal Church NCCI Pace Americas, Inc. The Trinity Charitable Foundation Renew your “Friends of the Family” support for ! Bronze - $1,000 Rose Marie Arnold Michele and Scott Benesch Flo and Neal Cohen Jeannette & Dr Douglas De Orchis Sylvia and Michael Diamant Debera Onslager Linda Prior Tandy Robinson Janice Savarick John Shelk Marvin Steinberg Chapel atSt Andrews First United Methodist Church First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach Club $252

14 Exciting Year Planned for 2014 New Board of Director Members in 2013 Nancy Church Sheryl Dodd Cindy Winter New/Restarted Committees Housing – Gary Rosen, Sheryl Dodd  Goal: Work on plan for developing transitional housing Day Center Operations – Nancy Church Goal: Improve process efficiency for Day Center staff and volunteers

15 2 nd Annual “Steps of Promise” Walkathon April 6, :00 – 7:00 PM South County Park Teams Awards: Top 3 Funds Raised Top 3 Number of Walkers Music, Food, Games! and click on “Steps of Promise” Link

16 Thank you for your dedication to and support of Family Promise of South Palm Beach County!


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