Helping the Community
Last year, area nonprofits raised over $70,000 at SunFest by staffing beverage and merchandise booths and gates. This year’s groups include Dwyer High School, Women of Note, AT&T Pioneers, Wellington High School Band, The Wellington Jags, Bob Carter’s Theatre Group, Kids Unlimited, Lake Worth Project Graduation, Jupiter Tequesta Jr. Women’s Club, Hope for Harrison, Booster Parents for Western Communities, Take Heed Theater, West Boynton Sharks Baseball, Boynton Knights.
Kiwanis Club of Westside WPB
“Our Kiwanis Club use some of the funds raised from SunFest to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets for more than 125 low income and needy families each year.”
-Randy Johnson, Westside WPB Kiwanis Foundation – Secretary
“We have donated a total of 56 Nooks with covers and $2800 in Visa gift cards for the schools to download books to the e-readers. The Nooks spark the interest in reading using new technology to engage the children in raising their reading skills. The donated Nooks have the potential of reaching 4793 students.”
– Denise Caruso, AT&T Florida – Central, Admin. Manager – C&E
Women of Note
The Women of Note utilize funds produced by their participation in SunFest to offer free community performances and educational opportunities including musical performances and music education workshops.
Kids Unlimited uses funds raised during SunFest to provide scholarships to those involved in the arts, as well as to provide funding to projects in the community which help those in need.