On April 24, 2018, in DONATION, DONORS, by jnbrink

The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation is a Florida 501c3 corporation registered with the Florida Division of Consumer Services. The foundation was created in honor of our son, Michael Joseph Brink who passed away in 2010 in a tragic drowning accident at the age of 19 years old. While Michael was alive we would discuss what he […]

Training Programs Empower Students at DATA

On March 24, 2018, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

                  Nancy continues to volunteer her time at the Drug Alcohol Treatment Association Kelly Residential Center. She provides powerful programs using books like Success for Teens by the Success Foundation, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey, The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D Wattles […]

MJBF & PBCSAC Bus Media Contest

On March 18, 2018, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

On February 15, 2018 the Michael Joseph Brink Foundation presented a scholarship to Ambar Pena the winner of the Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition Video Contest.  Many students received recognition and awards for their entries in the poster and video contest. The theme was “Get Your Game on Alcohol Free”.

Christmas Party at DATA Kelly Residential Center 2017

On December 18, 2017, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

                While most students are getting ready for a wonderful Christmas break, the students at the Kelly Center will only be going home for a short visit if they have achieved a certain level in their treatment plan. The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation brought the spirit of the holidays […]

Michael Joseph Brink Foundation Gives College Students Hope

On June 24, 2017, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

On June 16, 2017 the Michael Joseph Brink Foundation provided two scholarships to Esperanza, Inc students going to college.  For many at-risk students who excel in academics and want to go further with their education after high school graduation, the financial burdens of college can be a huge obstacle to their success. MJBF is committed to […]

MJBF sponsors Summer Theatre Arts Conservatory

On May 31, 2017, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation co-sponsored the TheatreSouth Atlanta, Inc Summer Theatre Arts Conservatory (Conservatory) at the brand new Pompano Beach Cultural Center during the summer of 2017. Per TheatreSouth, “Training and preparing  youth for a successful and meaningful career in the theatre arts is at the core of our company’s existence. We believe that it […]

MJBF and Great Give 2017

On May 15, 2017, in DONATION, DONORS, Events, by jnbrink

  The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation is proud to be an active participant in Great Give 2017 which is taking place all day Wednesday, May 17, 2017. With the additional funds we received in last year’s Great Give campaign, we were able to expand our positive educational programs to our at-risk community of students at […]

MJBF Has Successful Great Give 2016 Fundraiser

On May 15, 2016, in DONATION, DONORS, Events, by jnbrink

We did it! Despite the fact that less than 12 hours into the Great Give 2016 campaign, we crashed the system, $3,069,724 was raised from 10,089 gifts for 504 non-profit organizations who participated. The generosity of the philanthropic community was tremendous. The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation personally broke many records. First, we decided to participate in this campaign […]

Shoes and Bikes from Heaven

On April 10, 2016, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

I was on my way to pick up my daughter at College in December 2014 when I saw a young man standing on the side of the road at the interstate exit with a sign asking for money. I often see individuals asking for money at this exit so it did not surprise me. He […]

A Gift for Eli from Michael and Frankie in Heaven

On April 10, 2016, in DONATION, Events, by jnbrink

Milsa and I met at a The Compassionate Friends Royal Palm Beach meeting in 2011. She lost her young son Frankie in a very tragic accident. Frankie left behind a 11 year old son, Eli. Through the Michael Joseph Brink Foundation, Eli received a Spalding basketball and a Lifetime basketball hoop to go with it. […]

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Our Mission

Inspiring Our Youth to Personal Greatness

The Michael Joseph Brink Foundation's goal is to enhance programs already found in our community with resources to help them reach and empower more teens. The foundation’s work falls into four main categories: outreach; skill development education; development of proactive responses; and special programs.