Charity News

In Jacob’s Shoes: December 2021

December 9, 2021

In Jacob’s Shoes collects thousands of gently used shoes and sneakers every year.

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Thanksgiving 2021 Food Distribution

December 2, 2021

During this Thanksgiving season, BallenIsles Charities Foundation held a food distribution to those struggling with food insufficiency.

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Where Does Your Money Go? – Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center

July 28, 2021

Kids don’t succeed all on their own. It take a community, like the West Jupiter Community Group. Many BallenIsles residents have volunteered here, demonstrating the high regard in which we all hold Edna Runner and her extraordinary programs. Some statistics from the Tutorial Center: Youth Served: 3,000 since its founding in 1986\ 78% of elementary…

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Where Does Your Money Go? – Paws 4 Liberty

July 28, 2021

I am writing to say thank you to BallenIsles Charities Foundation for the generous contribution. This contribution will help support our Train Your Own Dog (TYOD) program for veterans coping with the challenge of life with post-traumatic stress (PTS). We cannot thank you enough for this kindness over the years, and especially during these unsettling…

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Where Does Your Money Go? – The ARC of Palm Beach County

July 26, 2021

Music and art therapy promote understanding, connection, learning and growth for all people, espeically those with developmental disabilities. Your support helps our students and adults develop skills that lead to increased independence and community inclusion. Thanks to YOU, BallenIsles Charities Foundation! In the mid-1950s, a small group of community volunteers joined together to advocate for…

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VIDEO: Ballenisles C.C. and South Florida PGA Deliver 300 Meals to P.B.G. Medical Center

April 21, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens (CBS12) — Ballenisles Country Club is like all other golf communities, learning to live without golf during the coronavirus crisis. But their tradition of giving is still going strong, especially for those on the front lines of COVID-19. There was a well deserved heartfelt round of applause for nurses at Palm Beach Gardens…

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VIDEO: BallenIsles Food Truck Helps Hundreds of Families Who Have Lost Their Jobs

March 31, 2020

View Video of Story on CBS 12 News Website WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The Ballenisles Charities Foundation is doing a lot more than feeding people in need. They are giving people hope. “I’m really grateful that we have people like you donating food for us,” said a student of the Palm Beach County…

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VIDEO: BallenIsles Charities Foundation – Making a Difference with Habitat For Humanity

May 8, 2019

In this video, Bernie Godik, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Palm Beach County narrates the impact that the BallenIsles Charities Foundation and its supporters have in its endeavors to assist with home building and repair for low income families in the area.

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Palm Beach Post: ‘BallenIsles foundation awards $745K in grants to local nonprofits’

March 21, 2019

Forty-six nonprofit and civic organizations were awarded a record-setting $745,000 in financial grants from the BallenIsles Charities Foundation. By Jodie Wagner PALM BEACH GARDENS — Dozens of nonprofit and civic organizations were honored for contributions to their local communities Tuesday afternoon at BallenIsles Country Club. Forty-six organizations received financial grants totaling $745,000 from the BallenIsles…

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VIDEO: BallenIsles Charities Foundation: Saving A Generation of Children

January 8, 2019

In this in-depth video, former board member and grants committee chair of the BallenIsles Charities Foundation, Mary Ann Champlin, explains the important granting work of the foundation in 2018 for programs and organizations with a mission to assist with the needs of children and families.

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