Trustbridge - Care Center at Charles W. Gerstenberg Hospice Center
Since our founding by community leaders in 1978, Hospice of Palm Beach County and Hospice by the Sea have provided compassion and care to persons with life-limiting illness, along with support for their loved ones. We operate as non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization, including our operating company Trustbridge and the community-based Trustbridge Hospice Foundation. This enables us to provide care for all who want and qualify for our services, regardless of their ability to pay.
Palm Beach HOG has sponsored 30 children every year for the past 30+ years by giving them Target gift cards and presents.
Every year since 2008, Congress proclaims a Saturday in December as National Wreaths Across America Day. On National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 4,000+ locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Anyone who wants to offer a small gesture of gratitude for the freedoms Americans enjoy can volunteer at a wreath laying ceremony to assist in saying veteran names aloud and thanking them for their service.
When you volunteer at a cemetery near you on National Wreaths Across America Day, you’ll play a valuable role by placing live, balsam veterans' wreaths on the headstones of our fallen heroes. For centuries, fresh evergreens have been used as a symbol of honor and have served as a living tribute renewed annually. Wreaths Across America believes the tradition represents a living memorial that honors veterans, active-duty military, and their families. When each wreath is placed the servicemember's name is said out loud, ensuring their memory lives on.
On the day of the event, more than 2 million Veterans’ Wreaths will be placed across Local, National and Military Cemeteries as well as Veterans’ Memorials and historic sites.
At each of those sites, a Wreaths Across America Location Coordinators works throughout the year with cemetery contact and local governments to organize and promote the ceremony, coordinate wreath delivery and manage the placement of wreaths. In addition to location coordinators, most Wreaths Across America locations rely on the assistance of community members, local businesses and civic groups and organizations to place wreaths on the day of the event. Typically, more than a third of our volunteers across the country are children, and we welcome all participants to play a part!
TOYS FOR TOTS / TOY THUNDER
Delivering hope to children at Christmastime and beyond!
Through the gift of a new toy or book, Marine Toys for Tots programs bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s disadvantaged children. To date, we’ve distributed 652 million toys to 291 million deserving children.
Founded in 2011, Cruizin’ for Crime Stoppers is the sought after motorcycle ride in Palm Beach County. A 100 mile, fully escorted motorcycle ride takes riders along a relaxing, scenic tour throughout Palm Beach County. Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County has been hosting the event to raise money for the Operational Fund and build community awareness.
PINK RIDE FOR THE CURE
Susan G. Komen is committed to finding the cures. Imagine the impact we can make towards ending breast cancer when we come together as ONE to fund research, increase access to care, support our community, and commit to action. Together, ONE more action by each of us can support Komen’s comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. Advocating for patients, driving research breakthroughs, improving access to high-quality care, offering direct patient support and empowering people with trustworthy information.
PBHOG collects food for Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. Donations helped make Thanksgiving special for families in need in our area. In 2023, it had helped 300 families to celebrate Thanksgiving.