The Paul Palank Memorial Foundation is
setting forth to the help children in the
Dade and Broward communities.  The
Directors share goals of balancing the
funding or programs that meet the
immediate and critical need for children to
be safe and protected while trying to assist
in funding programs that seek effective long
term creative solutions to the underlying

We can not help every need of children
but, with sound programs and God's help
we look to the day when there are fewer
children in the crisis situation of abuse,
neglect and abandonment so that children
with other needs could receive the
Foundation's assistance.

The Paul Palank Memorial Foundation
presently has three directors that serve to
determine the distribution of all funds for
grant applications.  These directors serve
voluntarily and bring various backgrounds
and skills to benefit the Foundation, but
basic to all is the genuine desire to make a
difference in seeing more children in safe
and flourishing environments.

is the widow of Paul Palank and the mother of his
children, Josef and Taylor.  Angel had been a
mother and homemaker before the death of her
husband.  After Paul's death, Angel earned her law
degree from Nova Southeastern University in
Davie, Florida, although she is not a practicing
attorney.  Angel re-married in 2013 to Phil
Sharlet.  She also volunteers as a Guardian Ad
Litem in Broward County.

Rev. Lisa Collins Stamp received her Masters of
Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. She is
currently serving as a local pastor in the United
Methodist Church. Lisa has worked with many
charitable organizations over the years and has
strong connections in the community as a result.
She has two grown daughters and two adorable
grandchildren to keep her busy in her spare time.

is a licensed clinical social worker with a Masters
Degree from Bryn Maur University.  After
completing her Masters she returned to Miami,
Florida to practice working with children with
special needs including those in the mental health
and foster care systems.  Anne presently sits on
the Board of the Key Biscayne Community
Foundation as the Chair of their Grants
Committee.  She has two grown children, Galicia
and Miguel and is married to Dr. Eugenio M.
Rothe, a triple board certified psychiatrist.