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Click on link to Saturday, September 10, 2011 SunSentiel article on Boca Helping Hands' Pantry Program expansion to western Boca Raton.
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Volunteering Good Medicine for the Heart and Soul

By: Karen Swedenborg
Date: August 30, 2011
On December 30, 2010 Marilyn was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. She has been fighting ever since with a positive attitude and surrounding herself with loving and supportive people. When asked, Marilyn said, “This (BHH) is my first family not my
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A Friday Lunch was donated in Memory of Harsh Kumar

By: Karen Swedenborg
Date: August 11, 2011
In memory of Harsh Kumar, Friday's Lunch, August 12th was provided by his loving parents Viji and Asitok Kumar. Our guests were served spaghetti, meat sauce and vegetables, all of Harsh Kumar's favorites.
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A Friday Lunch was donated in Memory of  Harsh Kumar

Boca Helping Hands Picnic with a Purpose Great FUN!

By: Karen Swedenborg
Date: August 11, 2011
Volunteers, Staff and friends of Boca Helping Hands had a wonderful afternoon at Sugar Sand Park on Saturday, August 14th. The rain held and we had a great turnout. People brought great dishes and desserts to share. Our Master Chef, James Gavrilos, grilled hot dogs and Greek chicken for the group.
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School Immunizations and Hair Styles at BHH

By: Karen Swedenborg
Date: July 29, 2011
With school starting in just a few weeks Molina Health Care and Dr. Beth King arranged for the school children to get their shots. Those in need of immunizations came to Boca Helping Hands on Friday, July 29th. Dr. King and her nurses helped more than thirty children and individuals with updating their shots. Bliss Salon joined in by offering free haircuts
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School Immunizations and Hair Styles at BHH

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

St. Paul Lutheran is partnering with civic leaders and the Greater Boca Raton community to sponsor this event, which will support Boca Helping Hands and our community youth.
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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.

My dear colleagues…this summer, we have a critical need for the above named food items. Right now, we have little to put into the pantry bags but canned corn and oatmeal…and whatever other items we cobble together. We are therefore reaching out to you for your assistance. On your next trip to BHH…bring a canned food item from the list. You need not make a special trip to Costco to buy a case. As you do your weekly shopping, pick up another can of soup…or ravioli…or an extra bag of pasta. Get the word out to the groups in which you move…P.T.A., Church or Synagogue groups, Neighborhood Associations, etc. Are you having friends over for a summer B.B.Q.? Charge them “admission” by having them bring canned food items (from the list above). Have a “pasta” party…or a “Canned Soup” party…and have all your guests bring that particular item. Serve it as a meal and have a discussion about hunger and poverty in Boca Raton. Have some fun with it…and simultaneously spread the word about t
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Boca Helping Hands is in Need of Food and YOU CAN HELP!

Volunteer Spotlight: Adam Wilk

By: James S. Gavrilos
Date: June 27, 2011
Monday through Saturday, visitors to Boca Helping Hands can’t help but notice (or be run over by) a young man, clad in a blue apron, notepad in hand. Since September of 2010, Adam Wilk has been a mainstay in the warehouse…serving as the “link” between the warehouse and the food center. He moves out items for distribution through the Pantry Program, sets up the bags for delivery to the Youth Activity Center on Thursday Nights, and picks up commodities
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