Impact & Financials

Our 2021 Impact

  • 1,394 unique residents and their families served.
  • 521 unduplicated day laborers used our Labor Hall and 11,359 jobs were filled.
  • 238 new clients registered with case management.
  • $237,409.43 was expended on Crisis Funding and emergency food.
  • 11,567 meals were served from our kitchen.
  • 1,612lbs of food harvested from our garden
  • 73 students graduated a level of English.
  • 5 students received their GED.
  • 424 participants completed/graduated from 16 vocational training courses/workshops.
  • 383 health referrals were completed.
  • 208 children were provided with academic learning experiences.
  • 175 legal navigation and referrals were provided.
  • 140 volunteers gave 5,434.20 hours of their time to El Sol.
el sol youth program
kitchen training class

Our Accolades

  • Nonprofit’s First Accreditation for Excellence in Nonprofit Management at the “Excellence” Level since 2016
  • 2022 Heroes in Medicine Award, Community Hero Category – Palm Beach County Medical Society.
  • 2022 Excellence in Education Award – Florida Literacy Foundation resulting in a $2,500 gift to the organization
  • 2022 Town of Palm Beach United Way’s Nettie Finkle Award was given to our very special volunteer, Kathleen Waddell.  This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies volunteerism and whose commitment to bringing hope, promise and opportunity into the lives of others has left a lasting, positive impact on a person, group or community at large.  This award resulted in a gift of $2,000 to El Sol.
  • 2021 Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Awards Finalist – Recognizing Excellence and Innovation Addressing Health Equity.  Florida Blue Foundation named El Sol as an honoree in health equity with a 2021 Organizational Finalist Award. Resulting in a $50,000 gift to the organization.
  • 2020 Nonprofits First Hats Off Non-Profit of the Year, Medium-size Organization Category.
  • 2015 The North Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce awards El Sol the Non Profit of the Year Award 
  • 2015 The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce names El Sol as the Outstanding Non Profit of the Year
  • 2013 Former Executive Director Jocelyn Skolnik recognized as a “Champion of Change” by President Barack Obama in White House ceremony
  • 2012 Palm Beach State College recognizes El Sol with the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award