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Review for Puppetry Arts Center of the Palm Beaches Inc, Delray Beach, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I found the Puppetry Arts Center when looking for a volunteer job that would be fun. The people were wonderful. Their variety of puppets from all over the world was very impressive. I thought it was a shame that they had to worry about moving to another new space instead of enjoying their love of putting on the show! I did have the pleasure of attending a few shows.I saw how the kids from day care centers had a ball. Puppets are magical,as well as live performances. On one occasion I brought my grandchildren along. They were talking about it for months! This Center is a true gift for the community.I would surely hate to see it disappear.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

going to a few of the shows and watching the childrens reactions...JOY.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find a wonderful home to house their wonderful collection of Puppets, and a safe and easy to get to place to see performances. Also needed is a staff of volunteers to handlethe organizational jobs and give Jan the freedom to concentrating on the shows.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The people were lovely. It was nice to be around people who loved the same things I do(Kids, fun, Puppets, performances).

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Jan, Bill and Terry were fabulous. There were a few other volunteers ,but they were constant. I myself could only come once a week or so for a certain period in time. I believe they really needed more help.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Hire people who would take care of the fund raising and the day to day work that goes in to running a theater. They could find a great spot, and get great entertainers in.

Ways to make it better...

If they were situated in a place that was in a safe environment.(I was a little uncomfortable at the Palm Beach Mall that was practically deserted.)

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Finding a great place and staff.

One thing I'd also say is that...

In this day and age,I think our kids are spending way too much time being entertained by TV and computer games. There is nothing like a live performance. S.Florida has many Grandmas who search for special events for their visiting Grandchildren!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & Made a sign, tagged items in store.