Making a Difference

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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Making a Difference – Clinics Can Help

November 30, 2013

Take a look in many homes at BallenIsles or other residential areas in our neighborhood and you will find lots of wheelchairs, canes, walkers, commodes, and other durable medical equipment waiting to be donated. At the same time, there are over 390,000 residents of Palm Beach County who are either uninsured or under insured and…

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Making a Difference – Renaissance Schools

October 30, 2013

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) now effects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys. It is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. The Renaissance Learning Center (elementary school) and the Renaissance Learning Academy (high school) are Florida charter schools located in West Palm Beach…

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Making a Difference – First Tee Palm Beaches

September 30, 2013

Founded in 1988, The First Tee Palm Beaches is more than just golf … important as that may be to some at BallenIsles … it is a major youth development organization. Coaches, who are all PGA or LPGA certified, offer the opportunity for all students to learn the Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits…

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Making a Difference – Palm Beach Gardens High School

August 30, 2013

Right outside our Military Trail gate, Palm Beach Gardens High School, serves approximately 2,500 students in grades 9-12. Almost one third of the students are enrolled in various magnet programs such as Global Business & Entrepreneurship and Pre-Med. The student population is very diverse: 48% Black, 32% White, and 12% Hispanic. It is a Title…

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Making a Difference – Alzheimer’s Community Care

July 30, 2013

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is an emotional, physical, and financial strain. If the strain becomes too much, the caregiver will no longer be able to provide care at home. The BallenIsles Charities Foundation grant helped Alzheimer’s Community Care address this important and growing community need. Learn More by Viewing the 2014…

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