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Nicole Richards-BHH Volunteer spotlight in Boca Tribune

Source: The Boca Raton Tribune
Date: December 12, 2014

Boca resident (Col. Buddy Harris) to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows

By: Anne Geggis
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: December 9, 2014
World War II veteran Buddy Harris of Boca Raton on Wednesday will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress.
Categories: Press Release

CVS Health colleague Jim Westfall of Boca Raton nominated Boca Helping Hands to receive a grant which will support the organization’s mission to provide food and emergency assistance to meet basic human needs and long-term solutions to break the cycle of dependence. "CVS Health colleagues like Jim Westfall bring our values of caring and collaboration to life all year long by volunteering with organizations that are helping the people we serve each and every day,” said Eileen Howard Boone, President, CVS Health Foundation. "We’re excited to award organizations like Boca Helping Hands that are making a real impact in their community with funding in honor of #GivingTuesday and are proud to continue to be part of a national movement that promotes the spirit of volunteerism and giving back.”
Categories: Press Release

Sun Sentinel Article-Thanksgiving food giveaway hits milestone of big birds delivered

By: Anne Geggis
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: December 1, 2014
A wonderful video taken buy Sun Sentinel on the first day of our Turkey Basket Brigade...Enjoy!

Time Lapsed Video of Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

By: Boca Helping Hands
Source: Boca Helping Hands
Date: November 26, 2014
A Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving to the entire Boca Helping Hands family. Please click on the link below and take a brief glimpse into our world this week. And thank you for making this happen.
Categories: Press Release

Sun Sentinel Article-BHH's Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

By: Anne Geggis
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: November 25, 2014
Boca Helping Hands volunteers pas out turkeys and Thanksgiving dinner baskets to those in need as they pull in their cars. This year Boca Helping Hands is giving away more than 1,500 donated turkeys.

Boca Helping Hands Receives a Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator…for the Ninth Consecutive Year!!!

By: James S. Gavrilos
Source: Boca Helping Hands
Date: November 3, 2014
Categories: Press Releases

FAU's Extravacanza- over 4,000 lbs of canned goods for BHH!

By: Boca Helping Hands
Date: October 28, 2014
James Gavrilos was a judge today at FAU's Annual Extravacanza! The students out did themselves as they created wonder after wonder. The cans are being donated to Boca Helping Hands. This student Homecoming event brought in 4,206 pounds of canned goods! 1.3 pounds of canned goods = 1 meal, this year FAU students will provide 3,235 individual meals for local families in need.

Miracle Chef Event at Boca Helping Hands, A Night to Remember!

By: Boca Helping Hands
Date: October 20, 2014
We thank all of the wonderful teams that participated in this event. Over 200 guests witnessed the BHH volunteers performing miracles as they cooked a variey of dishes using only the food recovered from local restaurants, businesses, and stores. Our Miracle Chef Event was held Friday, October 17, 2014. We had three celebrity judges from Publix, The Addison and Ms. America, Florida 2104. Each team received a certificate and aprons with their winning category embrodered on the front.
Categories: Press ReleaseEvents

Press Release from Statler Orthodontics for FeedBoca 2014

Source: Statler Orthodontics
Date: October 9, 2014
In an effort to expand their existing support of the Boca Raton Community and Boca Helping Hands, Dr. Jennifer Statler and the staff at Statler Orthodontics are proud to announce: FeedBoca 2014. The FeedBoca food drive runs November through December and donations will gladly be accepted at multiple locations throughout the city.
Categories: Press Releases

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