Boca Helping Hands (BHH) is a community-based 501(c)(3) organization that was formed in 1998 by a group of local religious congregations. BHH first opened as a Food Center in November 1998, serving nutritious hot lunches three days a week and giving out bags of groceries to families. The Food Program has expanded to six days a week with a Family Night Dinner on Thursdays. Meals are also delivered to homebound disabled and elderly individuals. The organization opened a Resource Center four years later in April 2002 with a focus on providing help for people in crisis situations (e.g., eviction, utility cancellation, prescription medication).
Now in our 14th year of serving the community, we have seen the largest increase in demand for services. In response to this increased demand we expanded the Job Mentoring Center that provides coaching, guidance and classes designed to help individuals who are seeking employment opportunities. These services complement our food and resource programs in our continuing effort to provide compassionate service designed to instill dignity and break the cycle of dependence.
In January 2010 we consolidated all operations into the Remillard Family Resource Center.
We are generously supported by Religious Organizations in Boca Raton, the City of Boca Raton, individuals, corporations, foundations, schools and over 300 dedicated volunteers.