Published On: Mon, Oct 14th, 2019

Boca West Children’s Foundation Appoints Pamela Weinroth as Executive Director

Pamela J Weinroth

Boca West Children’s Foundation has appointed long-time Boca Raton resident and community leader Pamela Weinroth as executive director.

Pamela began to lead the Foundation on October 7 and will oversee the collaboration with the 24 local non-profits it currently supports, fundraising and community interface.

The Boca West Foundation has raised $9 million for 30 local children’s charities since it was founded in 2010.

Pamela has chaired non-profit events and assisted with fundraising for a number of organizations in the area including Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Levis Jewish Community Center, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Israel Bonds, Best Foot Forward, KidSafe Foundation, National Jewish Health, ChildNet, Habitat for Humanity, Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County, Hospice, Impact 100, Soroptimist International, and the American Cancer Society.

Most recently, she co-founded and served for 17 years as the Chief Operating Officer for Freedom Medical Services in Boca Raton where she and her husband, Robert,grew the company to serve more than 10,000 patients.

Arthur Adler

“We are thrilled to welcome Pamela as our executive director. Her deep involvement in the community, her dedication to local nonprofits and her corporate experience will bring our organization to the next level,” said Arthur Adler, Chair of Boca West Children’s Foundation. “This is the perfect person at the perfect time to help us continue our mission to aid children at risk in our area.”

“I am honored to join the Boca West Children’s Foundation, an organization I’ve followed and supported since the beginning. The Foundation has directly impacted thousands of children and families in our community and I’m looking forward to guiding the organization as it continues to grow,” said Weinroth.

Jay Leno

A native of Winnipeg, Canada, Pamela is a graduate of the University of Manitoba. She is married to Palm Beach County Commissioner and former Boca Raton City Council Member Robert Weinroth and their blended family includes Chuck, Michael, David and David, as well as their Bishon Poos, Sierra and Siggy.

Boca West Children’s Foundation will celebrate its 10th year and the $9 million it has raised for local children’s charities on Sunday March 1, 2020 at a gala featuring acclaimed late night talk show host and stand up comedian Jay Leno.

Boca West Children’s Foundation’s 8th Annual Golf Challenge will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020. Both events will be held at Boca West Country Club.

About Boca West Children’s Foundation

Boca West Children’s Foundation was launched in November of 2010. Its mission is to identify and fund projects assisting children and their families in need in Palm Beach County. Since its inception, Boca West Children’s Foundation has provided project funding in excess of $9 million.

The partner programs include American Association of Caregiving Youth, Boca Helping Hands, Boca Raton Children’s Museum, Boca Raton Police Athletic League, Bound for College, Boys & Girls Clubs, Caridad Center, Eda and Clife Viner Community Scholars Foundation Inc., Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program at Florida Atlantic University, Florida Atlantic University’s TOPS Summer Band Camp, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options, JAFCO Children’s Ability Center, Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Junior League of Boca Raton Diaper Bank, KidSafe Foundation, Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Place of Hope-Rinker Campus, Red Apple Supplies – Education Foundation of PBC, Rotary Club of Boca Raton, SCOPE, SOS Children’s Village, Sweet Dream Makers, Unicorn Children’s Foundation Academy, and Youth Activity Center.

For more information, visit www.BocaWestFoundation.org, call 561-488-6980 or email Foundation@BocaWestCC.org.

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. As a newly elected County Commissioner, Weinroth has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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