Who We Are
Adeline Lucas Foundation, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization located in Palm Beach, Florida. We offer community-based support to homeless women and children.
What Drives Us
Our goal is to reintegrate families back into society, through sustainable and long term resources.
Meet Our Founder
Hope Rivera Matthews, our founder and director, lives in Palm Beach, Florida. She founded and named our organization in honor of her maternal grandmother.
As a resident of Palm Beach County, she strives to make a difference by providing support to homeless families in the community. Aside from founding our private nonprofit organization, Hope also volunteers and is a supporter of People Engaged in Active Community Efforts (PEACE), a charitable organization that also serves Palm Beach County.
She also serves as a member of the Western Communities Non-Congregate Shelter Neighborhood Oversight Panel, for Belle Glade, Florida. Hope has an extensive educational background in Psychology. Over an eight year time frame, she has researched homelessness and poverty as a part of her published master’s thesis, as well as psychiatric disorders.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Mercer University and her Master of Arts in Psychology, from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Hope is pursuing a second masters degree in Psychiatric Nursing, at Emory University, as well as dissertation studies, and will be finalizing her Doctorate studies in Educational Psychology and Technology, at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Adeline Lucas Foundation, Inc.