Arianna’s Center Collaboration Continues with Poverello

December 8th, 2017

For six months now, The Poverello Center has rented space to Arianna’s Center which provides mental health screenings according to WPATH care standards. Today, we solidified our collaboration for another six months, agreeing to work together on expanding services, interventions and continuing our rental agreement. Arianna’s center also provided Poverello with a donation check toward […]

Campbell Foundation “Holiday Hug” a Tradition of Support

December 7th, 2017

For 30 years, the Campbell Foundation has provided The Poverello Center, Inc. with a “Holiday Hug.” Their $5,000 donation this holiday season brings their total donations to the center over the years to $75,000. CEO of the Poverello Center, Inc. Tom Pietrogallo, presented Bill Venuti, Trustee & Ken Rapkin, Executive Director of the Campbell foundation with […]

AdPOP and SFGN Recognize “I Voted” Sale Advertisement

December 6th, 2017

Poverello staff received “Pride in Online and Print LGBT Regional Media Advertising Award” today for its “I Voted” ad campaign that ran in South Florida Gay News (SFGN) during the 2016 presidential election. Readers were informed they’d receive 30% off if they brandished their “I voted” sticker at our thrift store register.

Poverello Welcomes Two New Board Members

December 5th, 2017

Jason Brown Since moving to South Florida in 2012, Jason Brown has been a recruiting consultant for a wide variety of industries, with clients ranging from start-ups to multi-billion dollar corporations. Previously, Jason was in charge of executive recruiting research at the Fortune 1000 retailer Urban Outfitters, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia. Earlier, he held a […]

Thankful for Your Support

November 23rd, 2017

Today was our first ever Thanksgiving meal as an organization. With love and determination, the following volunteers showed up and worked to make a beautiful thanksgiving meal experience for our program participants: Vernel Pamphile, Donald Aitchison, Bianca Tringali, Franklin Hillblom, David Shamer, Reid Paez, Steve Newman, John McKay, Dawn Freud, Roberto Allica, Aida Colon, Fermin […]

Thankful for You!

November 22nd, 2017

This has been an extraordinary year for us at The Poverello Center because of you! We celebrate this season knowing it’s our 30th as an organization and knowing the community has shown their love through us for people with chronic illnesses like HIV. You have helped us increase the number of people we serve to […]

November 15th, 2017

When Bert Fisher moved to Fort Lauderdale in 2010, after spending most of his career as a designer, he began looking for new pursuits. He eventually got a part-time job with the city of Wilton Manors, but still had time on his hands. That’s when his family and friends in the area told him about […]

Love Never Dies with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS & Poverello Staff

November 15th, 2017

Poverello staff presented the stars of Love Never Dies a thank you card from staff, volunteers and program participants of the Poverello Center this afternoon. Each Broadway production works to raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BCEFA). This year, BCEFA was the first national funder who provided The Poverello Center with funds supporting our expanded mission to […]

LAKEISHA WILLIAMS HAS FOUND HER HAPPY PLACE

November 15th, 2017

To hear volunteer Lakeisha (Keisha) Williams describe it, working at Poverello might be the best job she’s ever had…and certainly the happiest. “I’m greeted with smiles and hellos from everyone when I arrive in the morning,” she remarked, “and that’s unlike any place I’ve ever worked. Everyone is so polite and friendly here.” The mother […]

A CARING VOLUNTEER FINDS A HOME AT POVERELLO

November 1st, 2017

At just 43 years of age, Juan Barnett has already led a full and at times, tough life. He’s had some major ups and downs, but he has always maintained a sense of humility, compassion and caring for others. And that’s why he feels so at home at Poverello. Juan, a native of Brooklyn, overcame […]

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