July 1, 2015 – IMPOWER Therapist, Carolina Dent, M.Ed., was recognized on July 1, 2015 by the Florida Coalition for Children (FCC) as the 2015 FCC Therapist of the Year. The award is presented each year at the FCC Conference to a therapist whose skills, talent and effectiveness makes him/her an outstanding and compassionate professional. Carolina.. read more →

June 10, 2015 –  Have you ever wondered what happens to the items you donate? Where that furniture or clothing goes? If someone really benefits?  Well at IMPOWER, the answer is YES! Someone really does benefit! Throughout the year, IMPOWER collects new and gently used furniture, household goods, clothing and other items to re-home with families in.. read more →

June 15, 2015 – Florida Radiology Imaging (FRI), in partnership with Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW), recently came out to The Village on a Sunday morning to give the hallways and the doors of the transitional housing program a much needed fresh coat of paint.  Volunteers spent 3 hours of their weekend to give back and.. read more →

April 2, 2015 – It was a hero’s welcome on March 17th at Citrus Grove Elementary in Deland, when Development Coordinator, Jill Wileden was on hand to present “Hero of the Month” awards to brothers Evan and Eli. Cupcakes and good cheer were on the agenda as the boys’ mom and grandmother joined their IMPOWER therapist, Mary Chisholm for.. read more →

April 1, 2015 –  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, IMPOWER encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Central Florida a better place for children. By ensuring parents have the knowledge, skills and resources they need to care for their children, we can help promote.. read more →