Monthly Archives: December 2014

Fight, Flight or Freeze

One’s true coping skills becomes apparent when loss occurs. Fight, Flight, or Freeze. In the world of caring for kids who have experienced trauma and loss, I preach “express your feelings” and resiliency on a daily basis. (Who actually practices what they preach most of the time?) Anyhow, some kids fight the loss and trauma… Read more »

December & Year-End Giving – a great time to give!

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s a good time to think about your charitable giving and tax planning strategies. If you itemize your deductions on your tax return, contributions made on or before December 31st are considered deductible for this year. In addition, there are some other important tips for financial planning: IRA Rollover… Read more »

The Gift of Giving

Natalie and Ashlyn are two sisters who have been volunteering for Palmetto Place since they were little. We asked them to share the what giving means to them and what they wrote is simply beautiful. Ashlyn’s Letter:             Each year during Christmas time, my mom, sister, and I contribute to… Read more »