Employees of the Constitutional Tax Collector’s Office are committed to serving our community and making a positive impact. Every two years, employees select two charities to support through the agency’s Community Involvement Partner Program. Every dollar raised and every item donated comes directly from employees. Employees chose to support Families First of Palm Beach County and Living Hungry in 2019 and 2020. In 2019, employees donated over $32,000 to nonprofits.
"Whenever our employees see a need in the community, they always step up to help. I'm so appreciative of their generosity." - Anne Gannon
Giving Back in 2019
March: Employees conducted a supply drive to benefit Families First of Palm Beach County. Donations were collected to support their six programs: healthy families, outreach for pregnant women, child first, behavioral health, kin support and bridges to success. Donations of developmental toys, oral and feminine hygiene products, cleaning product, baby products and clothing totaled more than $3,000.
April: Agency employees collected hygiene items to benefit homeless kids in our local schools. The supply drive, titled April Showers, resulted in 600 hygiene kits totaling over $3,900. These donations, distributed by Living Hungry, gave local children the gift of a fresh start.
August: Back-to-School can be a difficult time for some students in Palm Beach County. To help these students employees conducted a supply drive collecting more than $3,600 in pens, pencils, crayons, glue, notebooks, school uniforms and numerous other items. Supplies were delivered to Families First of the Palm Beaches which distributed the items to children across Palm Beach County.
September: Deeply affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, agency employees donated over $4,100 to benefit the Salvation Army’s relief efforts in the island nation. Click here to read more.
November: A food drive conducted by employees in early November ultimately helped feed 302 homeless Palm Beach County school children during the recent holiday break. Click here to read more.