Service for our Founder, “Father Bill”

May 12th, 2017

Services for Father Bill will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 3pm at Assumption Catholic Church, 2001 S Ocean Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33062

The Poverello Center, Inc. Announces the passing of Father Bill

May 11th, 2017

May 11, 2017 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Wilton Manors, Florida – The Poverello Center, Inc. announces the passing of its founder, “Father Bill” who died comfortably in hospice care last evening. Father Bill saw a need to provide food in the late 80’s for people with AIDS who at the time were dying in […]

Annual Behavioral Health Conference

May 5th, 2017

United Way of Broward, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition and Florida Community Bank present the 3rd Annual Behavioral Health Conference May 23, 2017. For more details see the flyer or visit www.unitedwaybroward.org Behavioral Health Conference

United Way of Palm Beach Recruiting

May 5th, 2017

United Way of Palm Beach County’s Hunger Relief Initiative is  in the midst of recruiting for three AmeriCorps members.  The members will be involved in childhood hunger, senior hunger, and infrastructure. Please see the job descriptions below: Senior Job Description Childhood Job Description Infrastructure Job Description For more information Jodie Boisvert Hunger Relief Administrator United Way of Palm Beach County The Offices at CityPlace North ​477 S Rosemary Ave, Suite 230 | West Palm Beach, FL 33401 O: 561.375.6678 F: 561.375.6666 […]

Clinical Outcomes Above National & Local Standards

May 1st, 2017

2016 Outcomes for the Poverello Center, Inc. are impressive. While we didn’t do the research to say why people who received our Eat Well Center services did better than the average person receiving HIV care in the nation or in Broward County, our participants did better. 2016 Treatment Cascade Comparison Nationwide, only 30% of people […]

Progress on New Poverello Thrift Store Location

April 29th, 2017

Progress update from the contractor: “ …Just an update from this week.   Demo is 100% complete. Electricians set up temp power and demo Concrete to be cut next week Plumbers prepping for underground to be completed next week   Will keep you posted on our progress.   Thanks,   Thompson General Contractors & Thompson […]

Comprehensive and Medically Appropriate Food Support Is Associated with Improved HIV and Diabetes Health

April 24th, 2017

  Food Is Medicine Coalition partner, Project Open Hand, is proud to announce the completion and publication of a scientific collaboration with physicians and researchers from UC San Francisco that demonstrates with data how the healing power of nutritious food is crucial for serving the critically ill. The study, published the peer-reviewed Journal of Urban Health, […]

Effects of the Political Climate on the LGBTQ Community by Volunteer Jared Johnson

April 24th, 2017

On January 20th, 2017, Donald J. Trump became the President of the United States of America. To many this past election is a sore subject, and to others this is a symbol of pride. Political parties and groups disagree on whether or not President Trump will change the United States for the better. Since Donald […]

Alzheimer’s & Dementia in an LGBT World

April 21st, 2017

Sponsored by the Frank L. Ray Memorial Fund at Our Fund Foundation & Northern Trust With a significant number of older lesbian women and gay men who live alone, how can one be prepared for the challenges associated with Alzheimer’s and dementia? These two diseases can force individuals back into the closet if they face […]

Poverello’s Second Thrift Store Location Begins Demolition/Build-Out

April 18th, 2017

The seven year lease commitment made by the Board of Directors at Poverello Several years ago is finally seeing signs of life. While we don’t begin paying rent until the build-out is complete, the property shows signs of demolition. The property was damaged during one of our last hurricanes and contractors have been working to pull permits for quite some time. […]

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