Boca Raton, FL (August 1, 2023) Habilitation Center for the Handicapped, Inc. (HabCenter) is excited to announce that Kingdom Charitable Trust recently awarded the Center with a $33,000 grant to support the Literacy and Education Program at HabCenter. This grant will further enhance the Programs in Education, Art and Recreation (PEAR), which serves individuals with developmental differences and mental health challenges. The PEAR Program is not only a source of community and socialization but also offers valuable exposure to new knowledge and a deeper understanding of the world. In addition, the grant will support the launch of a weekly STEAM Program tailored to each individual’s capabilities, providing education in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
“We are incredibly grateful to Kingdom Charitable Trust and Clara Acero for their tremendous generosity. Their support has opened up a world of educational activities for our clients, allowing them to learn, grow, and explore new opportunities. Our clients are enthusiastic about acquiring new skills, and we are thrilled to have Kingdom’s support in our mission to enhance literacy and education for individuals facing neurodiversity challenges,” shares Sherry Henry, Executive Director. “This new initiative will positively impact our clients’ mood, socialization abilities, and overall sense of fulfillment.”
Kingdom Charitable Trust’s mission perfectly aligns with HabCenter. They adopt a holistic approach to philanthropy, partnering with non-profit organizations that serve disadvantaged groups and communities. Their commitment to promoting spiritual development, economic impact, community inclusion, and medical welfare is truly commendable. To learn more about Kingdom Charitable Trust and their incredible work, visit their website at https://www.kingdomct.org/.
The HabCenter, located in Boca Raton, opened its doors in 1978 to equip adults with special needs in Palm Beach County with the knowledge, skills, and behavior needed to lead useful and productive lives with dignity, respect, and independence. The nonprofit gives back to the community by providing a safe, enriching environment to empower the spirit of those individuals they serve and encourage their unlimited potential. The critical programs the HabCenter offers include Social Services and Case Management, Development Training, PEAR (Programs in Education, Art & Recreation), and Vocational Training within HabCo Manufacturing and the HabCenter Nursery. With this grant, there will be an increased focus on the client’s mental health, which will support them in pursuing their dreams and passions in life. The HabCenter also provides local businesses and colleges’ opportunities to partner with them through HabCo Manufacturing, the Nursery, and Social Work internship programs. To learn more, visit www.habcenter.org.