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Roberta Valmond Nominee for Junior League of Boca Raton Woman Volunteer of the Year Award

By: Karen Swedenborg
Source: Boca Helping Hands
Date: October 7, 2011
The 24th Annual Boca Raton's Junior League Woman Volunteer of the Year Award luncheon was attended by Boca Helping Hands staff, Gary Peters, Board President, Anne Jaakkola, Barbara Kestenbaum, Roberta Valmond and her husband and brother.

BOCA HELPING HANDS RECIEVES A $5,000.00 GRANT FROM BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL

By: Karen Swedenborg
Source: Boca Helping Hands
Date: September 27, 2011
On Tuesday, September 27th the Boca Helping Hands Team, James S. Gavrilos, Executive Director; Karen Swedenborg, Development Manager and Greg Peters, Development; attended a check presentation at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. They were presented with a $5,000 grant check. The photo was taken by the lake and fountain in front of Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. supports Boca Helping Hands to Fight Poverty and Hunger

By: James S. Gavrilos
Source: Boca Helping Hands
Date: September 22, 2011
On Wednesday, September 21st, the co-CEOs of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital Partners”), Marc Leder and Rodger Krouse, and senior management from Sun Capital Partners presented a check for $50,000 to Boca Helping Hands. This is the second major donation that Sun Capital Partners has made to support Boca Helping Hands’ efforts to fight hunger and poverty in South Florida, bringing their total two-year contribution to $150,000. The check presentation took place at 11:45 A.M., during the daily lunch service. In addition to 100+ guests enjoying lunch, representatives from the Boca Helping Hands Board of Directors, staff and volunteers from Boca

On Monday, July 25th, our guests were treated to a special treat for lunch. Lukas Metropulos, no stranger to the BHH family and his crew from Fishing 4 Families in Need donated over 100 pounds of fresh fish to Boca Helping Hands! Lukas began his involvement with BHH a few years ago, as he began forming his non-profit organization. While teaching water and fishing conservation, Lukas
WPEC News Ch.12 Does Story on Boca Helping Hands and Lucas  Metropulos

Reporter Evan Axelbank from Channel 5 WPTV (NBC) followed our Boca Helping Hands truck as it made the “recovery rounds.” Evan then took more film of the kitchen staff preparing the food for our regular Thursday Night Family Dinner.

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