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      Place Of Hope Received                                                                                 Rinker Sr. Foundation Inc., Tom and Kathleen Lane, and the
                                                                                                              The Bobbi and John Erbey Foundation, The Marshall E.
      A $5.5 Million Donation                                                                              Berlin Family Foundation contributed to the massive donation.
                                                                                                              “We have confidence and trust in the leadership of Place
      From Local Families To Help                                                                            of Hope. For years, the organization has demonstrated an
      Renovate Their New Campus                                                                            impact on the community. This Stuart property has a lot
                                                                                                           of potential. It just made sense to give and we’re looking
      In Stuart, Fla.                                                                                      forward to the community joining us,” the Bobbi and John
                                                                                                           Erbey Foundation said.
         This year, the organization expanded to Stuart, taking                                               For more than 20 years, the faith-based nonprofit offers
      over an 11-acre campus from the Samaritan Center for                                                 emergency and long-term foster care for an estimated 1,000
      Boys.                                                                                                children and young people ranging in age from newborn to
         The new campus is in desperate need of building                                                   25 in the South Florida area.
      renovations, painting, irrigation, and landscaping.                                                  About Place Of Hope
         Place of Hope’s CEO Charles Bender III says these                                                    Place of Hope is a faith-based and state-licensed
      donations will also go towards much needed supplies as                                               family-style residential child-caring agency for abused
      the nonprofit seeks to carry out its mission.                                                        and neglected children, located in Palm Beach and Martin
         “These amazing four families picked up the phone                                                  Counties in Florida. They offer a full continuum of care for
      when we called. Through their generosity, we were able                                               those in need with programs and services. Place of Hope
      to guarantee that we can still continue to help so many   Jamie Bond, director of advancement at Place of Hope and   specializes in neighborhood-style family foster care, family
      people in need. We are ecstatic,” Bender said.    Charles Bender, CEO of Place of Hope               outreach and intervention, and more.


      Habitat For Humanity                                 Julia is a trailblazer                          opportunity to continue to expand philanthropic support
      Of Palm Beach County                              and serves as a community                          for HFHPBC’s mission to bring people together to build
                                                        leader and advocate. She has
                                                                                                           homes, communities and hope.”
      Announces That Julia                              led the way in cultivating a                          “I am very excited that Julia Murphy will be joining
      Murphy Has Been                                   stronger community in Palm                         Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County as our chief
                                                                                                           development officer,” said Peter Gates, CEO of HFHPBC.
                                                        Beach County through her
      Appointed As Its New Chief                        leadership and engagement                          “Julia’s expertise, experience and knowledge will all play
                                                                                                           an important role as we expand our mission to serve more
                                                        as a board member for
      Development Officer                               the Chamber of the Palm                            low-income families with our affordable home ownership
                                                        Beaches,  trustee for  the
                                                                                                           and home repair programs. Julia’s commitment to ‘helping
         Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County      Palm Beach Chamber of                              others’ will serve her and Habitat very well as we continue
      (HFHPBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of   Commerce, board member                          the pursuit of our vision that ‘everyone deserves a decent
      Julia Murphy as its new chief development officer (CDO).   of Barky Pines  Animal                    place  to  live.’ We  couldn’t  be  more  pleased  with  the
         Julia brings over 13 years of experience in nonprofit   Rescue and Sanctuary,  Julia Murphy       addition of Julia to the Habitat team!”
      management, community organizing, advocacy, program   graduate of  The South       Photo by Capehart  About Habitat For Humanity Of Palm Beach County
      development,  and  fundraising  in  public  health  and   Florida Fair’s Beyond the                     Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, founded
      education  related  to  social  justice.  She  received her   Fair Program Class of 2022, graduate of Leadership Palm   in 1986, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building
      bachelor’s degree in social work from Florida Atlantic   Beach County 2020, recruitment chair for Junior League   strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Each
      University and a master’s in social work from Barry   of the Palm Beaches and a member of the Forum Club of   Habitat partner family is required to invest sweat equity
      University.                                       the Palm Beaches.                                  hours of their own labor into the construction of homes
         Julia’s most recent role was as the chief development      As CDO, Julia will be responsible for leading the vision   before being eligible to purchase their home utilizing a 30-
      officer for Compass LGBTQ+ Community Center where   and developing the strategy for HFHPBC philanthropic   year, no-profit, no-interest loan. HFHPBC has constructed
      she  shaped the agency’s fund development strategies   support. She will direct the fundraising teams, cultivate   249 safe, affordable homes throughout a service area
      in public relations, communications, marketing, donor   lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with donors,   extending from Hypoluxo Road in the south to the Martin
      stewardship, monthly and annual giving, cultivation of   oversee major campaigns, and implement innovative plans   County line in the north and from Palm Beach to Lake
      events, corporate and foundation giving, major gifts, and   to inspire and secure essential contributions.   Okeechobee. A robust critical home repair program also
      legacy planning.                                     “Our community needs access to affordable and   serves the community. For more information, visit www.
                                                        equitable housing more than ever. I look forward to the or call (561) 253-2080.
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