“Hearts of Gold” Day, March, 2021. A day of giving back to the community with interactive stations and activities to benefit children and families in South Florida. Run by student volunteers Samantha Port and Sasha Kaufman
Pajama Drive. February, 2021. 310 pairs of pajamas were donated to the Pajama Program Palm Beach County chapter to help children affected by instability have a comfortable bedtime routine and better night sleep. Hosted by Sasha Kaufman.
Adopt-A-Family December 2020. Despite the pandemic, we were able to “adopt” 30% more families that last year! Generous sponsors shopped, wrapped and delivered to deserving families going though a tough time.
Project: Back to School. Although 2020 looked different this year, we were still able to sponsor children for back to school with a new backpack, school supplies, a new outfit, underwear, socks, reading books and hygiene items.
At B’Nai Israel’s Mitzvah Day on February 23, 2020 volunteers made dream catchers and assembled Sweet Dreams Bags which included cozy blankets, pillowcases and inspirational notes for children in transitional housing.
Spa Day fundraiser at The Oaks at Boca Raton January 27, 2020 — Touch A Heart Foundation’s 16th annual Spa Day fundraiser complete with spa services, exercise classes, lunch, shopping, raffles and more!
“The Joy of Giving” at Florence Fuller Dec 2019-Touch A Heart set up a shop for Florence Fuller’s after school program children to pick out gifts for the holidays for their caregivers so they could experience the joy of giving gifts.
Back-to-School Backpack and School Supplies Drive 2019 – We assembled and donated 180 backpacks and school supplies, hygiene items and clothing to children in need along with a note of encouragement for the school year ahead!
Birthday in a Bag assembly event! — Pine Crest students and faculty decorated and assembled 150 birthday bags that were donated to local children. These bags contained cake mix, party supplies, decorations and toys – staples for a birthday celebration that we all take for granted! February 2019
Indian Ridge School Prom -Touch A Heart donates tee shirts for the school’s Prom (IR is a special Title I school for children with special issues). The prom was a way for them to work on social interactions and a reward for their hard work throughout the school year. Many of the students don’t have support at home and the school does not have a Parent’s Association. The children were so excited to celebrate Prom and receive a special gift for attending. 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Spa Day fundraiser at The Oaks at Boca Raton January 28, 2019 — Touch A Heart Foundation’s 15th annual Spa Day fundraiser complete with spa services, exercise classes, lunch, shopping, raffles and more!
“The Joy of Giving” at Florence Fuller Dec 2017-Touch A Heart set up a shop for 150 Florence Fuller after school children to pick out gifts for the holidays for their caregivers so they could experience the joy of giving gifts.
B The Difference Ski Clothing Drive – Sasha Kaufman and Lior Silberman collected clothes for families with a child with Neurofibromatosis (NF) who were gifted a ski trip through the Brandon Merritt Charitable Foundation 2017
Spa Day fundraiser at The Oaks at Boca Raton January 23, 2017 — Touch A Heart Foundation’s 13th annual Spa Day fundraiser complete with spa services, exercise classes, lunch, shopping, raffles and more!
Pine Crest School Panther Paws for a Cause Oct 23, 2016 — Students and faculty decorated and assembled “Birthday in a Bag” gift bags that were donated to the foster children of SOS Children’s Villages Florida in Coconut Creek. These bags contained cake mix, party supplies, decorations and toys – staples for a birthday celebration that we all take for granted!
Love That Dress! dress drive for PACE Center for Girls March 2017 — Touch A Heart Foundation student member @Avery Kaufman collected over 200 dresses which were sold at the PACE Center for Girls fundraiser: Love That Dress! event.
Jewish CommUNITY in Action December 18, 2016 — Volunteers made pairs of Love & Friendship bracelets for underprivileged children at the holiday time at Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County in Boca Raton. Thank you TAH volunteers Finn Roventini, Avery Kaufman, Lexi Bancroft, Spencer Bancroft and Sasha Kaufman
“The Joy of Giving” at Florence Fuller Child Development Center December 21, 2016 — Over 100 K-5th grade children who participate in Florence Fuller after school programs spent the afternoon selecting gifts to give as presents for the holidays. The Touch A Heart “shop” included mugs, picture frames, candles, lotions and more. Volunteers – children and adults – assisted with shopping, wrapping, decorating the bags and card making.
Susan B Anthony Recovery Center Holiday Party December 2012 — Touch A Heart held a festive holiday party at Susan B Anthony Recovery Center once again this year and had a professional photographer take portraits as gifts for the families!