Impact & Financials

Our 2023 Impact

  • Served over 4026 unique residents and their families.
  • Assisted 607 unduplicated day laborers through our Labor Hall, filling 11,066 jobs.
  • Helped 1862  employers find labor
  • Assisted in 2,240 case management visits
  • Provided $21,230.00 for crisis funding and emergency food.
  • Served 18,935 meals in our kitchen.
  • Harvested 2,052 lbs. of food from our garden.
  • Graduated 29 students in A-level English.
  • Helped 252 children learn academically.
  • Completed vocational training courses/workshops with 298 participants.
  • Provided 729 health referrals.
  • Supported 82 parents with essential family services.
  • Engaged 288 volunteers who contributed 5,526 hours of their time to El Sol.
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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 an enduring, 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. The Florida Blue Foundation named El Sol as an honoree in health equity with a 2021 Organizational Finalist Award. This resulted in a $50,000 gift to the organization.
  • 2020 Nonprofits First Hats Off Non-Profit of the Year, Medium-sized 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.