Ralph Byer, based in Plantation Florida, is passionate about building positive relationships. This can be in his family or through his volunteer work. He seeks to actively participate in his community and encourage civic engagement.
He believes that we ought to give back to our communities and help those less fortunate than ourselves, both financially and through our actions. Through volunteering, Ralph has also made lifelong friends who also believe in sponsoring change through charitable work. He believes that volunteering is a way of thinking and living that is an emotional elixir for the heart and soul.
Ralph Byer is involved with several different charitable foundations. One of these is the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, named for Darrell Gwynn, a champion racer who injured his spinal cord. Darrel started the foundation to support those with paralysis and to educate others about spinal cord injuries. Ralph deeply admires Darrell’s resilience and his mission to change the lives of others.
Ralph is also passionate about the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, a group mainly run by volunteers. The group seeks to provide for the families of fallen officers and prevents crime through their education programs.
Ralph Byer is also a dedicated supporter of the Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO). Not only does he support them financially, but he also fostered two young boys. The group cares for neglected children and those with disabilities. They believe it is the job of the community to help its children.
Ralph is a dedicated family man. He loves his family and seeks to provide them the best possible opportunities. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching his children grow. He is a strong advocate for adoption and fostering. He believes that every child belongs in a family and strives to put this belief into action.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS