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  • Please help us with our annual client survey We need bilingual volunteers to help us in the collecti…

  • We need feedback about your volunteer experience at El Sol Click here to complete our survey Thank y…

  • Dear friends and neighbors, We are excited to share with you our 2016 annual report. El Sol continue…

  • AmeriCorps VISTA members at El Sol help day laborers and immigrant families access healthcare and ed…

  • Thank you for an amazing El Sol Fest weekend! “It is so exciting to be here on this beautiful night…

  • Patti volunteers at the employer desk and with the food pantry. “Where I came from in New Jersey the…

  • Sunshine Summer Camp 2016
    Sunshine Summer Camp 2016

      The weather is heating up and summer is just around the corner! Summer learning loss is real!…

  • The Results Are In…
    The Results Are In…

    Out of the 504 participating non-profits in Palm Beach and Martin Counties, El Sol ranked #4 with a…

  • El Sol Prepares for Great Give 2016!
    El Sol Prepares for Great Give 2016!

    The Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Communit…

  • El Sol is Nonprofits First Accredited!
    El Sol is Nonprofits First Accredited!

    El Sol became Nonprofits First Accredited! This mark of distinction demonstrates El Sol’s commitment…

  • El Sol is honored to have received a $1,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Palm Beach Gardens. Ti…

  • We are thrilled to accept the Nonprofit of the Year award at the 2015 Leadership Awards Dinner on Th…

  • Executive Director Jocelyn Skolnik and the El Sol Center will be featured in a special video promo b…

  • Recently, El Sol was one of the recipients of a 1.9 million grant from Quantum Foundation, which was…

  • A total of 437 local nonprofits will participate in the Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties,…

  • In honor of Americorps VISTA’s 50th Anniversary, El Sol VISTAs created this video, which highl…

  • Economy grows, so does El Sol Center in Jupiter
    Economy grows, so does El Sol Center in Jupiter

    Reflecting the rebounding economy, jobs are booming at the El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center. Almo…

  • El Sol received $9K grant from the Mexican consulate to strengthen its adult education programs
    El Sol received $9K grant from the Mexican consulate to strengthen its adult education programs

    The Mexican Consulate awarded El Sol a $9,000 educational grant known as “IME Becas” to support and…

  • Headline News
    Headline News

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  • $100,000 Quantum Foundation Grant Funds El Sol’s Innovative Program, “Health Promoters”
    $100,000 Quantum Foundation Grant Funds El Sol’s Innovative Program, “Health Promoters”

    El Sol is launching a greatly expanded health outreach and education program thanks to a $100,000 gr…

  • Dr Martin Luther King Jr. honoring event
    Dr Martin Luther King Jr. honoring event

    On Jan 21st, El Sol will be honoring Dr MLK Jr by participating in a parade/march from Limestone Cre…

  • The Happiest of Holidays
    The Happiest of Holidays

    On Christmas Day, El Sol was bursting with the spirit of giving and goodwill to all when more than 4…

  • El Sol’s Fifth Annual Art Fest  on Sunday, Nov. 4th
    El Sol’s Fifth Annual Art Fest on Sunday, Nov. 4th

    This popular annual festival returns Sunday, Nov. 4 featuring original paintings by Jupiter artists,…

  • El Sol RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM  THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION
    El Sol RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION

    Jupiter, FL, May 15, 2012 – EL SOL, JUPITER’S NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER received a $10,000 grant…

  • Safety First! an informational hit
    Safety First! an informational hit

    by Rachel Boland Special to The Courier Newsweekly On March 5, El Sol Jupiter Neighborhood Resource…

  • More than 9,000 workers found jobs through Jupiter’s El Sol program in 2011
    More than 9,000 workers found jobs through Jupiter’s El Sol program in 2011

    by BILL DIPAOLO Palm Beach Post Staff Writer JUPITER — More than 9,000 workers found jobs in 2011 at…


Volunteer of the Month

  • Lois-Anne Davis
    Lois-Anne Davis

    Lois-Anne Davis has been volunteering for about five years and currently serves on our communications committee and on our festival committee for El Sol Fest. She has taken a leadership role in organi…

  • Marta Llorens
    Marta Llorens

    Marta Llorens has only been in Florida for a little over a year, but she’s made a big impact on the community around her. Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Marta moved to London to finish her studi…

  • Sheila Davis
    Sheila Davis

    You can take the girl out of Manhattan, but you can never take Manhattan out of the girl. This is true of so many displaced New Yorkers but it’s especially true of our Sheila Davis. Although she’s liv…

  • Maxine Arscott
    Maxine Arscott

    Maxine Arscott is a citizen of the world. She has been to so many delightful places that it’s hard to keep track. But thanks to serendipity and circumstances, Maxine’s travels brought her to El Sol an…

  • Marsha Goldstein
    Marsha Goldstein

    Marsha is one of the most animated teachers we’ve ever seen, and we miss her terribly when she leaves us to go back to her home in Connecticut. We always feel a little less energy in the building when…

  • Tom Dwyer
    Tom Dwyer

    Tom Dwyer’s background and experience make him a wonderful addition to the El Sol family. It is El Sol’s great fortune to have an ex CEO of a computer startup company who can teach computer literacy t…

  • Lynn Hays
    Lynn Hays

    Lynn Hays moved to Jupiter 20 years ago with her family when FPL transferred her from Miami. In 2007, when the company sponsored a community volunteer day, she was part of FPL’s Corporate Communicatio…

  • Tom, Travis, and Ken
    Tom, Travis, and Ken

    Congratulations to our Featured Volunteer Team for June/July 2013. Tom Choate, Travis Moore, and Ken Clark are being onored for transforming the computer lab into a state-of-the-art facility.If you ar…

  • Diane Fitzpatrick
    Diane Fitzpatrick

    Diane Laney Fitzpatrick, former El Sol volunteer, has published Home Sweet Homes: How Bundt Cakes, Bubble Wrap, and My Accent Helped Me Survive Nine Moves, a humorous memoir and tongue-in-cheek how-to…

  • Eve Schindler
    Eve Schindler

    Eve Schindler moved to Florida from New York in 1986. her degrees are in Mathematics and Business Management. She currently owns and runs an accounting software consulting company- Pizon Computer Cons…

  • Alex Fuentes
    Alex Fuentes

    Alex Fuentes is well known El Sol’s Featured Worker to everyone who has visited El Sol on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day ~ the extraordinary spirit of giving that is being celebrated is due in larg…

  • Travis Moore
    Travis Moore

    Travis Moore came to El Sol as a volunteer last fall, bringing with him his extensive understanding of computers and answering the prayers of Tom Choate, El Sol’s IT volunteer. Tom says: “Travis has b…

  • Nick Portales
    Nick Portales

    Nick Portales began volunteering in El Sol’s kitchen in October 2009. He needed community service hours for his high school and was under 17, so his dad worked alongside in the kitchen. Since that day…

  • Georgette Gill
    Georgette Gill

    Georgette Gill joined El Sol in March 2011. Initially she helped Jocelyn and Dora with various administrative tasks.  They quickly saw Georgette’s potential and invited her to take responsibility for…

  • Jinette Cruz
    Jinette Cruz

    Jinette Cruz came to El Sol as a volunteer last spring, after Keiser University engaged with El Sol to start a service learning project there. The project, through Kimberley Lea, dean of the West Palm…

  • Connie and Bill James
    Connie and Bill James

    Connie and Bill James have been familiar faces at El Sol since shortly after the center opened. Every Wednesday, Bill can be found in the kitchen serving lunch, while Connie leads arts and crafts with…