Mark E. Freitas Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Police Foundation
Palm Beach, FL, December 20, 2012 – The Mark and Mary Freitas Foundation, a not for profit foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for those in need, today announced that its co-founder, Mark E. Freitas was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Police Foundation.
The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support the Town of Palm Beach Police Department and its employees through the acceptance, management and disbursement of tax-deductible gifts and contributions. The Board of Directors consists of town residents, civic leaders, and members of the business community. In addition to police support programs, the Foundation provides funding to various community, residential and business crime watch programs, such as Palm Beach Crime Watch, the 30 year-old non-profit organization that promotes citizen participation in crime prevention.
“Mark Freitas is well known within the Palm Beach community as both a business leader and champion of important causes that improve the quality of life for those in need,” said John Scarpa, President of the Palm Beach Police Foundation. “We welcome Mark to our board and look forward to his active involvement in the work of the organization.”
“The Palm Beach Police Foundation provides vital support to the members of our police force and their families – filling a key need to look after the people who are keeping us safe and secure,” stated Mark Freitas, co-founder of the Mark and Mary Freitas Foundation. “I am honored to be appointed to the board of the organization that is making a measurable difference in my community and greatly value the opportunity to advance the foundation.”
About The Mark and Mary Freitas Foundation
The Mark and Mary Freitas Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those in need. The foundation supports initiatives relating to medical research, education and community wellbeing. It is headquartered in Palm Beach, Florida. For more information about the foundation, please visit: www.markandmaryfreitasfoundation.org