Abbot Downing Outfits Place of Hope Foster Children for New School Year

The employees of Abbott Downing of Palm Beach partnered with the children’s organization Place of Hope for the second consecutive year to send foster children back to school, prepared and ready to learn. Abbott Downing donated 100 new backpacks and more than $4,500 for supplies, uniforms and books. On August 3, volunteers from the wealth management firm visited the Place of Hope Palm Beach Gardens campus to fill the backpacks with new supplies.

Drawing on the strength of Wells Fargo, Abbot Downing listens and tailors solutions to address the unique needs of ultra-high-net-worth families, family offices, foundations, and endowments. A dedicated community partner, Abbot Downing has become an active advocate for caring for Place of Hope’s foster children and families. Learn more at and

Pictured: Abbot Downing team members with their Place of Hope donation (l-r) Todd Neal, Jeff Gordish, Deanna Gill, Melanie Horvat, Natalie Montemayor, Rabiya Mirza, Mary Crema, RaeAnn Mitrione (in the back), Carol Wright, Callie Brooks, Amy Ardito, and Patrick Thompson
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