Posted on 04/22/2022 The word “caregiver” brings to mind adults caring for loved ones with medical or other challenges. But for hundreds of Palm Beach County students, caregiving is part of daily life. “My 13-year old son is a great, great kid,” Desiréé Warnick said, as she fought back tears. “I’m disabled and he […]
June 14, 2022 MESA – Brenda Donovan was just 12 when her mother, Kathy, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Over the next six years, as the neurodegenerative disease took its course, her mom went from using a walker to a wheelchair, and by her senior year in high school, Brenda was her mother’s primary […]
February 17, 2022 – Invisible Army: Caregivers on the Front Line: Part of an occasional series supported by the Solutions Journalism Network Daniela Castro-Martinez remembers how dedicated and active her mother was before she got sick, giving her only child a lot of attention. “Every weekend, she’d take me to tennis tournaments. Sometimes they were like an […]
November 12, 2021 – In an exuberant return to a live events this season, the 34th Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year luncheon by The Junior League of Boca Raton took place Friday, with all the fanfare and community spirit that always defines this event. This year there were 22 nominees, and the winner was […]
November 18, 2021 – The Junior League of Boca Raton announced that Debralyn Belletieri of the American Association of Caregiving Youth was named Woman Volunteer of the Year at the 34th Annual Luncheon. The event highlight was a runway fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue and headlined by Tara Rudes-Dann of L’Agence. The show featured a fall “It List” inspired by […]
Lake Worth, FL – The Boca Raton-based nonprofit, the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY), celebrated their high school seniors’ graduation at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth on Thursday. Graduating from public schools all around Palm Beach County, the students packed into the College Conference Center alongside their families for an evening of […]
A “Family Feud” format kept onlookers screaming on their favorite team as “Celebrity Game Night” helped raise money and the profile of a Boca Raton children’s charity with a national reach. The fundraiser for AACY, American Association of Caregiving Youth, was a near wrap for this year’s 20 Boca Chamber Festival Days, showcasing nonprofits by Chamber […]
To kick off National Family Caregivers Month, the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce a free event for US Caregiving Youth to connect with one another, share their stories, discuss resources, and more.
The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce that they have received a donation of $25,000.00 from The Gloria Estefan Foundation, to further their work on behalf of Caregiving Youth.
The American Association of Caregiving Youth will hold its 1st annual Community Caregiver Awards Breakfast in Boca Raton on 02/04/22 honoring local community members and businesses that have contributed to Caregiving Youth.