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      Impact The Palm Beaches Next-Gen:

      Empowering Youth, Transforming Communities

        Impact Next-Gen is proud to announce its mission to     Impact Next-Gen is a 100 percent youth-led initiative
      empower the youth of Palm Beach County while positively   cofounded  by  Suncoast  High  School  sophomore Alex
      impacting the local community through a unique approach   Losquadro, and Oxbridge Academy senior Elena French-
      to philanthropy. As the youth-led chapter of Impact the   Nino. Together, they are leading a passionate team of young
      Palm Beaches, Impact Next-Gen, is committed to fostering   philanthropists from several other Palm Beach County high
      a culture of giving, generosity, and social responsibility   schools who are committed to creating lasting change in the
      among young people.                                lives of those less fortunate.
        At Impact Next-Gen, we believe that the future belongs     Our organization is open to rising freshman students
      to our youth, and we empower them to be changemakers   through high school seniors, providing a unique opportunity
      today.  Our  organization  operates  on  a  quarterly  grant   for young individuals to develop their leadership skills, foster
      cycle, where members contribute $30 four times a year,   a sense of civic responsibility, and learn the value of giving
      collectively forming a giving circle. These contributions   back to the community. We believe that by educating the
      enable us to provide much-needed support to local charities   next generation about the importance of teen giving, we can
      and nonprofits that are working tirelessly to improve the lives   create a brighter future for all.
      of underserved populations in our community.
        We take pride in our personal approach to giving, as our
      donations are made in person during site visits to the selected                                      Feed the Hungry Pantry check presentation, Elena French-
      recipients. This unique experience allows our teen members                                           Nino, Alex Losquadro, Kate Whitley, Dan Shorter, Olivia
      to witness firsthand the positive changes their contributions                                        Delvecchio, Ebba Pettingill
      make. To date, we have donated a total of $2,350 to various
      local nonprofits, including the Literacy Coalition of Palm                                             If you want to become a member, sponsor our cause,
      Beach County, Feed the Hungry Pantry of Palm Beach                                                   or learn more about Impact Next-Gen, visit our website,
      County, Speak up for Kids, and Meals on Wheels.                                            , or contact us via phone or email.
                                                                                                             Photos provided by Impact the Palm Beaches Next-Gen

      Alex Losquadro, Maura Sartory, Pamela Calzadilla,   Literacy Coalition check presentation, Alex Losquadro,
      Livi Lieberman                                     Megan Bob, Jeanne Heavilin, Elena French-Nino
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