September 1, 2011
Jess Parrish Medical Foundation announced a $5,000 grant
received from the Boeing Employees Community Fund for the Parrish Early Care
and Education (PECE) program at The Children’s Center in Titusville. The grant will provide nearly
1,000 hours of service to special needs and typically developing children.
program provides high quality developmental and educational care in fully
inclusive classrooms where typically developing children and those with special
needs learn together. PECE offers a continuum of care including a support group
for new mothers, part-time and full-time preschool and child care, and respite
care. The Children’s Center, serving more than 2,500 children annually, has six
non-profit partner agencies on site to assist children with physical,
occupational and speech therapy, and one-on-one behavior services. The center
also offers parent support programs, birthday parties and much more.
grant will allow us to focus on teaching and helping children rather than
raising funds to support programs. We’re grateful the Boeing Employees
Community Fund recognized the need in our community and are providing us with
this grant,” said Debby Settle, The Children’s Center program manager.
Children’s Center provides an essential service to the community; offering the
only child care service, of this kind, in North Brevard.
The professional, yet nurturing, environment is positively reflected in each
and every one of the kids. The Boeing Employees Community Fund is honored to be
a part of their community,” said
Janet Rawlins, project manager of The Boeing Company.
information about The Children’s Center, contact 321-264-0855.
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About Boeing Employees Community Fund
The Boeing Employees Community Fund (ECF) of Titusville provides
employees, especially those who cannot make significant contributions on their
own, with a means to combine their contributions for greater impact on the
community. The ECF is funded with 100% employee contributions with The Boeing
Company paying all administrative costs and has helped served Brevard County
for 15 years.
Jess Parrish Medical Foundation
The mission of JPMF is to inspire philanthropy and
volunteerism in support of Parrish
mission of healing experiences for everyone all the time. Through staff and
volunteers, JPMF raises funds to support healthcare initiatives in North Brevard
County. Its featured
projects are Cancer Care, the Center for Lifelong Health, The Children’s Center
and the Parrish Health Village.
For more information about Jess Parrish Medical Foundation, call 321-269-4066
or visit parrishmedfoundation.com.