7th Annual Impact Awards Celebration will be Held on April 28th in Palm Beach

7th Annual Impact Awards Celebration will be Held on April 28th in Palm Beach
Impact Grant Winners from 2021.

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – March 25, 2022 – Impact the Palm Beaches will host the 7th Annual Impact Awards Celebration Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach. During this special evening, Impact the Palm Beaches will award high impact grants to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County. Impact the Palm Beaches is thrilled to announce the four Impact Grant finalists: Feed the Hungry Pantry of Palm Beach County - Feed the Hungry Solar-Powered, Refrigerated Container Project. Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County -Building Better Readers; Project LIFT, Inc - Pathway Academy of Innovation; and Vita Nova -Transportation for Success!

The 2022 Impact event will be an exciting evening where finalists present their request for funding to Impact the Palm Beaches members, a vote is taken, and the awards are distributed. With each member contributing $1,000, Impact the Palm Beaches will award this year two $100,000 Impact grants and two Merit grants. Impact the Palm Beaches has awarded $886,000 in grants in the past six years and will have awarded over $1 million by the end of this season.

Members and guests of the evening will enjoy cocktails and light bites while mingling with the finalists before the presentations begin. The emcee of the event will be Keli Ferguson, née Fulton, an Emmy award-winning sports anchor for ESPN 106.3 on WPTV and FOX29 in West Palm Beach, FL.

“Our members share the commitment to invest in innovative projects in our community,” said Elizabeth Truong, 2021-2022 President, Impact the Palm Beaches. “We are excited that we currently have over 224 members this season and continue to grow!”  

Lauren Sterlacci, 2021-2022 Vice President of Impact the Palm Beaches notes “The collaborative structure of this type of philanthropy really empowers women to create waves of positive change. I encourage all of those who are interested in learning more about this dynamic group of women to join us at the Awards Celebration or visit our website to learn about how to become a member.”

Impact grants fund the following service areas: Arts & Culture; Education; Environment and Animal Welfare; Health & Wellness; and Family. Impact the Palm Beaches $100,000 Impact Grant Awardees have included: Center for Trauma Counseling, Center for Child Counseling, Project LIFT, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Clinics Can Help, and West Jupiter Community Group.

Admission to the 7th Annual Impact Awards Celebration is complimentary for Impact the Palm Beaches members and $20 for guests. For more information or to RSVP, please visit ImpactPalmBeaches.org.

Sponsors of the 7th Annual Impact Awards Celebration are Baptist Health, Palm Health Foundation and ESPN West Palm.

Impact 100 is a worldwide organization with more than 60 chapters and steadily growing. Their motto is "One Woman, One Meeting, One Vote.” It is designed for women who wish to find an efficient and collaborative means of creating transformational change in their community. Women can become as involved as they wish in the process.

Impact the Palm Beaches is a charitable fund of the Town of Palm Beach United Way.

 Photos attached by Capehart are of past Impact Grant Award winners.

The 2022 Impact Grants will be announced on April 28, 2022.

By: InFlorida.com Staff on Mar 25, 2022
Tags: South Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Florida
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