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Parkland Cares Hosts “We Are Stoneman Douglas” Event

Feb 25, 2020

NBC Miami South Florida

Co-chairs Debi Weisman and George Temel have more on the fundraiser based off the tragic day two years ago.

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Trauma’s Lasting Effects: Checking In With Yourself And Others Two Years After The Parkland Tragedy

By Caitlin Switalski   |   Feb 14, 2020

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Healing is an ongoing process. To understand how this is affecting the MSD community, WLRN spoke with Dr. Jessica J. Ruiz, the Chief Psychologist and Director for Behavioral Health Associates of Broward, the Counseling Centers of Goodman Jewish Family Services.

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‘We Are Stoneman Douglas’: How to buy tickets for Parkland food and wine festival

By Susan Bryant   |   Feb 7, 2020

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George Temel didn’t have a personal connection to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, but that didn’t stop him from creating an annual fundraising event in its wake.

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Montel Williams show to redo home of Parkland shooting victim’s widow

By Jennifer Shapiro-Sacks   |   Nov 7, 2019

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Parkland Cares, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide immediate and long-term funding and awareness for mental health counseling for Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivors, their families and the community-at-large is honored to be part of the inaugural event, said Stacey Udine, Parkland Cares executive director.

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Parkland Cares opens grant applications to all mental health nonprofits

By Austen Erblat   |   Aug 20, 2019

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A South Florida organization that offers grants for mental health services in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland has awarded over $200,000 and wants to give to more organizations.

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NFL star tackles mental health issues with Parkland Cares

Aug 12, 2019

Miami's Community Newspapers

Don Silvestri was a kicker for the New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills before retiring to South Florida – to work, not retire. Now president of Debt.com, Silvestri is also the treasurer of the NFL Players Association South Florida chapter as well as a founding director of Parkland Cares, which funds mental health counseling in the aftermath of the tragic shootings last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Parkland Cares Holds Canes-Gators Tailgate Fundraiser in Coral Springs

Gina Pfingsten   |   Aug 11, 2019

Tap Into Parkland

The Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Gators have a decades-old rivalry that is a well-known in the state of Florida and throughout college football. The two teams face off for the first time in 6 years on Saturday, August 24. The event is the unofficial kickoff to the college football season, and an excellent place to unite fans on both sides to support a great cause.

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Stacey Udine, Pam Aks of Parkland Cares Awarded for Service

Gina Pfingsten   |   June 3, 2019

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Two Parkland women won the prestigious Esther Lowenthal Community Service Award for their effort with the nonprofit Parkland Cares. Stacey Udine and Pam Aks are the Executive Director and Director of Operations, respectively, for Parkland Cares and its mission to support the ongoing needs of mental health in our community.

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Broward Health Employees Donate Over $100K to Parkland Cares

By Austen Erblat   |   April 1, 2019

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The donation from Broward Health Foundation represents the largest cash donation from a single organization since Parkland Cares was founded days after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman …

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Parkland Cares Hosts 2nd Annual MSD Benefit Events

Gina Pfingsten   |   March 7, 2019

Tap Into Parkland

As Parkland Cares raises support funds, it regularly donates the funds to area mental health providers so that people directly impacted in our community can visit the providers free of charge.

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‘We’re Going To Need Resources’: Parkland Cares Awards First Grants For Mental Health

By Caitie Switalski   |   Aug 20, 2018

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The organization Parkland Cares, founded in the wake of the February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, awarded its first three grants to local mental health service providers Monday, totaling $75,000.

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Mental Health Counseling Centers Get Private Grant After Parkland Shooting

By Meryl Kornfield   |   Aug 16, 2018

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Three South Florida nonprofits will share a $75,000 grant to help Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, their families and the Parkland community deal with the trauma of the Feb. 14. shooting at the school.

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How A New Organization Is Connecting Parkland Shooting Survivors To The Right Therapists

By Caitie Switalski   |   Apr 30, 2018

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Born in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, Parkland Cares helps connect people who were affected by the violent incident to long-term counseling resources, both immediately and for the next few decades. It verifies and funds trained trauma therapists and therapy groups for people to get the counseling they need at little to no cost.

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The Executive Team at Debt.com, Led by Howard Dvorkin, Launches a Crisis-Counseling Initiative for MSD Survivors

By Kevin Kaminski   |   Mar 30, 2018

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Like so many others around the country, Howard Dvorkin watched the events of Feb. 14 unfold with equal parts shock, anger and despair. It wasn’t just that he and wife Gwen had deep roots in Parkland, ones that, for Dvorkin, stretched over some three decades. Or that several equestrians from Marjory Stoneman Douglas rode their horses at his Pine Hollow Farm.

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