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Bricks Busting Boredom Donates 500 Pounds Of Lego Bricks

Bricks Busting Boredom celebrated its five-year brick-a-versary by donating 500 pounds of used “upcycled” Lego bricks on Friday, April 2. As part of the celebration, 100 pounds of used Lego bricks were donated to five different nonprofits — the Quantum House, Project REACH, the YWCA, the Kids Cancer Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club of Wellington. This was the largest single-day Lego donation BBB has ever held.

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Small Business Shout-out, Pineapple Kidz

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Three friends, Cheryl, Elvia, and Amanda, opened Pineapple Kidz in Palm Beach Gardens two years ago, and they are extremely appreciative of their loyal customers who’ve helped keep them afloat during the pandemic. The friends support local designers and often feature them in their store. We also love that they regularly donate kids’ items to local charities such as the Quantum House.

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Quantum House cuts ribbon on new resale shop

The Quantum House Resale Shop has opened at 800 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter, offering gently used furniture, clothing and decorative accessories. Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. The shop benefits Quantum House, which provides housing to families of children undergoing treatment for serious medical conditions.

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Junior League celebrating 80 years of volunteer service

In early 1941 as World War II was about to begin, a group of 15 community-minded women in Palm Beach and West Palm Beach formed what was then called the Junior Welfare League. The Junior League founded what is now the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, established Quantum House at St. Mary’s Medical Center, helped establish Howard Park Community Center and built the Fun Zone at Gaines Community Park.

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Christmas with the Chimps a Swinging Good Time

It’s a day of penultimate excitement, which elicits group hugs, smiles and loud vocalizations called pant hoots, gleeful eruptions from simians, heralding the 36th annual Christmas with the Chimps celebration that has returned to Observation Island, the chimps’ habitat at Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee. Filip and his parents Anca and Claudio are guests at Quantum House in West Palm Palm Beach during the time that Filip is a patient at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach and the family was invited as honored guests by Lion Country Safar

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Holiday Fun at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens

Holiday festivities will be in full swing at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens beginning on Friday, November 27, through Thursday, December 31. Local retailers will join in on the holiday spirit and participate in a tree-decorating contest for charity, also through Dec. 31. Each business will decorate a tree in partnership with a local non-profit.

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Holocaust survivor’s 100th birthday celebrates triumph over tragedy

Although Holocaust survivor Ruth Nussbaum of Delray Beach dealt with tragedy early in her life, she was able to celebrate her 100th birthday on Zoom with family members spanning four generations from around the country. urrently, she knits blankets and donates them to Quantum House in West Palm Beach, which treats children who are going through serious medical conditions.

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Junior League Salutes Members Who Are Athena Award Finalists

Of the 11 finalists named for the upcoming Athena Awards, to be hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches on Friday, Sept. 25, three are members of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, an all-women’s volunteer organization celebrating its 80th anniversary this year.

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Girl Scouts Say Thanks By Donating 550 Boxes Of Girl Scout Cookies

The Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida recently donated 550 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to various local healthcare organizations as a way of saying thanks. The organizations that benefited from this “sweet” donation were the Quantum House, Bethesda Hospital West, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health Specialty Center Wellington and Holy Cross Health. The three healthcare systems are all providers of healthy lifestyle and wellness-themed programs for Girl Scouts throughout the South Florida area.

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