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Annual Donor Appreciation Breakfast

By Marlene Passell | December 01, 2018


Families First formally recognized and thanked its supporters at our annual Donor Recognition Breakfast at Quantum Foundation. Among those recognized were Jordan Goldman, right, vice president of Castle Group and a foundation board member; and Ofelia Utset, M.D., left, a board member and immediate past president of the board. Also pictured are CEO Julie Swindler; and Domenick Macri, president of our Foundation Board.


Healthy Families Celebrate Special Graduation

By Marlene Passell | August 09, 2018


Healthy Families hosted graduation at Lion Country Safari April 14, 2018,. 37 out of the 51 families that graduated the Healthy Families program arrived to celebrate with a total of 176 people in attendance. 102 children were present 74 adults .


All-In For Families First Poker Tourney

By Marlene Passell | January 15, 2019


People took their poker seriously at our All-In For Families First Poker Tournament at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium on January 11. There was food, entertainment, craft beer, cigar rolling and just plain fun.


Annual Children’s Day Luncheon Honors Julie Cummings

By Marlene Passell | October 11, 2018


Palm Beach Philanthropist Julie Cummings, second from left, was honored with the Harriet Goldstein Award for her humanitarian work on behalf of children and families. She was recognized at Families First's 12th Annual Children's Day Awards Luncheon October 5 at the Kravis Center. Pictures here with, from left, Domenick Macri, Families First Foundation's president; Julie Swindler, CEO; and Monte Resnick, a foundation board member who chaired this year's luncheon.