palm beach county food bank (12)

10063251901?profile=RESIZE_710xLois Pope donated $250,000 to the Palm Beach County Food Bank for a 53-foot vehicle that bears images of the well-known philanthropist with Boys & Girls Club members. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

Twenty-one nonprofits, each with a proposed project in

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8507529652?profile=RESIZE_710xThis was one of six tableaus that depicted scenes from the Nativity story at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Boynton Beach is known for its delightfully chaotic Spontaneous Christmas Pa

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8241445498?profile=RESIZE_710xStephanie Dodge of Delray Beach has been part of all five Empty Bowls fundraisers and has amassed quite a collection of bowls. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Brian Biggane

When the Delray Beach Empty Bowls program needed some creative thinking, it c

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Meet Your Neighbor: Patty Jones

7960821080?profile=originalPatty Jones is chairwoman of the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s Empty Bowls fundraiser. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Brian Biggane

Patty Jones was in her 20s when her father suffered an aneurysm at the age of 44 and went on disability.
“He was in

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Meet Your Neighbor: Billy Himmelrich

7960673294?profile=originalBilly Himmelrich cuts waste in his Delray Beach-based bakery by donating to the Palm Beach County Food Bank.

Himmelrich and his wife, Shelly, are co-chairs of Empty Bowls Delray Beach, a fundraiser for the food bank.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

   

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By Christine Davis

7960679055?profile=original    Astronomer and researcher Ata Sarajedini was named dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University. He will assume his new role in January. Sarajedini is associate dean for natural science and m

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