BallenIsles Charities Foundation Awards a Record Half-Million Dollars in Grants to Local Charities

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Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. March 8, 2017 BallenIsles Charities Foundation (, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of “Making a Difference” in the community, has awarded $500,000 in Financial Grants to 42 local non-profits and civic organizations.

The donations surpass its previous fundraising efforts and bring the Foundation’s total charitable contributions since its inaugural fundraiser to more than $1.7 million. 

“Each of the deserving organizations which were carefully vetted and then selected to receive a financial grant, undertakes extraordinary local community programs. The record funds raised are a credit to the generosity of BallenIsles members and residents, the tireless contributions of all our volunteers and the terrific local businesses and Corporate Sponsors that support the Foundation’s mission of “Making a Difference” in our local community,” BallenIsles Charities Foundation President Mark Freeman said.

The 42 Designated Beneficiaries of BallenIsles Charities Foundation are: Adopt A Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc; Allamanda Elementary School; Alzheimer’s Community Care; Back to Basics; Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Inc; Busch Wildlife Sanctuary; Caridad Center, Inc; Carson Scholars Fund; Center for Child Counseling; Childnet; Children’s Home Society Of Florida; Clinics Can Help; Feed The Hungry; First Tee of the Palm Beaches; Grandma’s Place; Gratitude House; H.A.C.E.R. Ministry Corp; Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Inc; Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of PBC, Inc; Inlet Grove Community High School; Jack The Bike Man, Inc; Kidsafe Foundation; McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. National Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach Section; Palm Beach County Food Bank; Palm Beach Gardens City Hall; Palm Beach Gardens Police Dept; Palm Beach Harvest; Palm Beach State College Foundation; Paws 4 Liberty; Pediatric Oncology Support Team, Inc; Pinnacle Kids; Renaissance Learning Academy; Renaissance Learning Center; School District of Palm Beach County; Seagull Industries for the Disabled; Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches; Team First-Pal; The Arc of Palm Beach County; The Children’s Healing Institute; The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, In Jacob’s Shoes; and Urban Youth Impact.

BallenIsles is highly regarded as a unique, private residential community with a distinguished history. Home to some of the world’s top professional athletes and business leaders, it boasts 3 championship courses with 54 holes of golf, 22 world class tennis courts and a state-of-the-art Sports Complex.


Mark Hopkinson
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