Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County has launched Growing Grads, a new community campaign aimed to celebrate young adults who, despite involvement in the foster care system, are graduating. In conjunction with the launch, Speak Up For Kids received invaluable support from the Leadership Palm... - May 18, 2021

Palm Beach County's Biggest Birthday Celebration Benefits Local, Often Forgotten Children

Palm Beach County's Biggest Birthday Celebration Benefits Local, Often Forgotten Children

On April 8, 2021, Speak Up for Kids will host the Gift-A-Birthday extravaganza at the Lake Pavilion to benefit the almost 1,600 local child victims of abuse and neglect. - February 12, 2021

Community Comes Together for Holiday Party to Benefit Abused, Neglected and Abandoned Children

Community Comes Together for Holiday Party to Benefit Abused, Neglected and Abandoned Children

The dream of two caring people grows into a community coming together for abused, neglected and abandoned children raising over $30,000. Local Palm Beach County heroes, Michelle Stokes and Robert Donohoo throw a holiday party at their house every year and invite their friends and loved ones. While... - December 27, 2020

West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club Speaks Up for Kids with Generous Computer Donation

West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club Speaks Up for Kids with Generous Computer Donation

Twenty new Dell computers were donated to bridge the technology gap for Palm Beach County child victims of abuse. - November 05, 2020

Local Child Welfare Leader Champions Foster Kids with Lived Experience

Local Child Welfare Leader Champions Foster Kids with Lived Experience

Michelle Canaday, Circuit Director for the 15th Judicial District of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, is the perfect example of what happens when someone speaks words of life and encouragement to a child. Canaday, who is the product of the Wisconsin foster care system, remembers a childhood... - August 28, 2020

Palm Beach County's Biggest Birthday Celebration Benefits Local Vulnerable Children

Palm Beach County's Biggest Birthday Celebration Benefits Local Vulnerable Children

On April 8, 2021, Speak Up for Kids is set to host the Gift-A-Birthday extravaganza, touted as Palm Beach County’s biggest birthday celebration, all proceeds will benefit the almost 1,600 local child victims of abuse and neglect. - August 06, 2020

Speak Up for Kids Inaugural There's No Place Like Home Gala Huge Success for Foster Kids

Speak Up for Kids Inaugural There's No Place Like Home Gala Huge Success for Foster Kids

Red shoes and red ties abound, Speak Up For Kids Inaugural There's No Place Like Home took guest from Kansas to Emerald City in a night to remember. Characters greeted guests who were led from Kansas to the Lollipop Land then down the Yellow Brick Road to Oz. The message of the night "There's No Place Like Home" hit the heart of all those that attended. - October 28, 2019

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Eighth Annual Benefit Gala

Stars align to donate their time in honor of child victims of abuse. “What better way to raise money than to have a party?” This question, posed almost one decade ago between passionate volunteer child advocates, Lou Scher and Larry Geller, morphed into a star-studded stage show now... - March 30, 2019

Palm Beach County Victims’ Rights Coalition Committed to Successful 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week; April 7th – 13th

Multi-agency effort “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.” Each year, communities across the nation set the second week of April aside as a time to not only honor those who preceded us by laying the groundwork for victims’ rights, but also as a rededication of our... - March 30, 2019

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