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Palm Beach Residents Unite to “X” Out Human Trafficking

The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County renews valued partnership with #ENDITMOVEMENT.  West Palm Beach, Florida (February 26, 2021) – On Thursday, February 25th, The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County joined 16 coalition partners, local residents, and individuals across the world, to participate in END IT DAY 2021. END IT DAY is an annual invitation of the #ENDITMOVEMENT coalition to take a stand against human trafficking. By utilizing a simple RED X drawn on the hand, END IT DAY […]


“Frankly Speaking” Radio Program Featured in Palm Beach Society, Feb. 26 – Mar. 4 Issue

The February 26 – March 4 issue of the Palm Beach Society magazine features an article on The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County’s Director of Development and Communications, Frank Maragos’s, new weekly radio program, “Frankly Speaking” (p. 8). The issue also features a center spread thanking the dedicated volunteers of The Salvation Army of […]

Stacy Sinkeldam | Director of Volunteer Services

Stacy became our Director of Voluntary Service in 2009. She has a passion for people, service, and education. Her previous work included full time ministry and music education. Her vision is to recruit, train and develop independent volunteers to help carry out the mission of The Salvation Army in Palm Beach County.

Frankie Peynado | WPB Christian Education Director

Frankie works out of the West Palm Beach Corps. We all know Frankie as our Bandmaster – he has served as bandmaster in The Salvation Army in Jamaica and here in the USA for some 40 years. He worked as a Music Educator for over 23 years with the School District of Palm Beach County […]

Dr. Frank Marangos | Director of Development and Communications

Dr. Marangos comes to The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County with over 40 years of experience in management and development. During his career, he has served as consultant for many companies, providing education and fundraising advice.  Frank’s favorite place to visit is Maui, and he enjoys fly fishing in his spare time.

Bruce Garabrant | PBC Family Stores Manager

Bruce Garabrant was born and raised in Levittown, NY and has lived in Jupiter, FL for 15 years. He has three children with his wife Heather: a son and daughter in college and a nine-year-old son. He has worked in retail since age 20, starting at Custom Shop Shirtmakers. He is now “Doing the Most Good” with The Salvation Army and is excited to be a part of such a great organization. He feels blessed to […]

Dr. James Easley | Director of Northwest Community Center

Dr. Easley comes to us with 19 years of work experience with 15 years of management experience. By holding many degrees and certificates, he brings leadership, management, planning and a vision to The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center. James loves to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren, at home, the park, the beach or the pool.

Pam Berry | Director of Social Services and Center of Hope

Pam has been an employee of The Salvation Army since 1993. Her career spans both the corrections and social service departments in Fort Myers and West Palm Beach, FL. Pam’s tenure with The Salvation Army includes service as a resident technician, employment specialist, case manager, unit manager and now as Director of Social Services. While employed with The Salvation Army she […]

Lt. Crystal Porter | Lake Worth Corps Officer and Pastor

Lieutenant Crystal Porter and her husband, Lt. Jeremy Porter, have served as Corps Officers and Pastors since 2018. This is her first assignment since leaving the Officers Training College in Atlanta, Florida. Prior to becoming a Salvation Army Officer, she managed an insurance agency. She then worked as the Christian Education Director at The Salvation […]