Boca Helping Hands Named Finalist for $100,000 Grant

We’re proud to announce that we’re a finalist for a 2020 Impact 100 grant! Out of 110 overall entries, BHH was selected as one of the two finalists in the “Family” category. Our project, which will triple our food storage capacity, will help us provide nutritious meals for even more people struggling to make ends meet. The winners will be announced in a live virtual event on May 28!

The Honor - and Challenge - of Celebrating Our Volunteers

As our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner festivities drew to a close on the evening of March 1, I watched as the few remaining party stalwarts closed down the dance floor to the beats of Latin Salsa and ‘70s disco. I was thrilled that the evening had gone so well. 

From Loss to Legacy

For the first 12 years of his life, Luke Lynch enjoyed carefree days as the only child in a happy Boca Raton home. But in his thirteenth year, everything turned upside down when his father, James “Jim” Lynch, passed away.

Mike's Meatloaf Recipe

Fridays are unofficially known as “Mike’s Meatloaf Day” at BHH. 2016 BHH Volunteer of the Year Award Winner Mike Munger has volunteered as head chef of the kitchen on Fridays since 2013, clocking over 1,600 volunteer hours.

Corporate Mentor Supports IT Job Training Student

In the fall, BHH partnered with Office Depot to launch a new corporate mentoring initiative that pairs Office Depot team members with students in the IT Help Desk (IT) Job Training Program. Volunteer mentors from Office Depot will work with their students for the duration of the training program, providing direct insight into an IT career, helping them to stay motivated, and aiding them with their studies in preparation for certification. 

Joining Forces to Combat COVID-19

As we collectively mount a defense against COVID-19 for our own health and the health of our community, we all owe a debt of gratitude to those who willingly place themselves in harm’s way to confront the virus. 

WPTV Boca Helping Hands Virtual Party and Online Auction

WPTV Boca Helping Hands Virtual Party and Online Auction

Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith Partner Gives Back by Volunteering as a Job Mentor at BHH

"I’ve been able to use my legal knowledge to show someone how to form an LLC, get a FEIN, open a business bank account and understand why they need insurance after that person completed Boca Helping Hands free training program to become a Home Health Aid. "

Coastal Star: Nonprofit asks for help in feeding needy residents

Because of consumers’ concerns about coronavirus, Boca Helping Hands has seen a drastic drop in its intake of surplus food from local grocery stores and restaurants.

The Addison Donates 700 Meals a Week to Boca Helping Hands To Feed Homebound and Homeless During COVID-19 Crisis

Today, The Addison in Boca Raton announced that it has begun to donate 700 meals per week to Boca Helping Hands (BHH) to aid in its efforts to feed the homebound and other BHH clients most in need of help.

The Addison Donating 700 Meals Per Week

The Addison in Boca Raton announced that it has begun to donate 700 meals per week to Boca Helping Hands (BHH) to aid in its efforts to feed the homebound and other BHH clients most in need of help.

Sun Sentinel: Boca Helping Hands Moves to Drive-Through to Feed Those in Need During Coronavirus Crisis

Every week, many hands are outstretched to help feed Boca Raton families in need. Even during the coronavirus outbreak, dozens of volunteers at ...

WPEC Boca Helping Hands In Need of Donations Due to Corona Virus

Boca Helping Hands is a cornerstone of the Boca community, but coronavirus has affected its ability to serve the public at its highest capacity. 

A Letter from Our Executive Director, Greg Hazle (Re: Monopoly and Corona Virus)

Regarding our MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night: In light of the CDC’s recommendation to cancel large in-person events, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the MONOPOLY Event that was scheduled for April 18, 2020.

Florida Clubs Raise Money, Collect Food for Charities

A pair of Florida clubs—Delaire Country Club in Delray Beach and Boca Woods Country Club in Boca Raton—recently engaged their memberships to support charitable causes.

Palm Beach Notables: Spotlight Events, March 4, 2020 (Web Version)

MONOPOLY featured in the Palm Beach Notables: Spotlight Events, March 4, 2020

BHH in Boca Mag Special Issue: 2020 Florida Style & Design

BHH Truck Unveiling in Boca Mag Special Issue: 2020 Florida Style & Design

Palm Beach Notables: Spotlight Events, March 4, 2020 (Print Version)

MONOPOLY featured in the Palm Beach Notables: Spotlight Events, March 4, 2020

Boca Helping Hands Monopoly Event & Casino Night

The Boca Helping Hands MONOPOLY Event and Casino Night was included in the South Florida Luxury Guide!

Real estate career — and game — are monopolizing broker’s time

Rochelle LeCavalier has spent years working to add skills and credentials to strengthen her career in real estate, including earning her MBA. In the latest twist in the real estate game, she’ll be chairing a benefit centered on Monopoly.

Innovative Corporate Partners

We've been fortunate to receive strong support from local corporations and businesses, many of which utilize their own unique assets on our behalf. We continue to be blown away by the creative ways that our partners come up with to collaborate with BHH, engage with the public, and benefit our community together.

The Palm Beach Post: Boca Helping Hands Job Training Program Collaborates with Office Depot Mentor

The Palm Beach Post featured a photo of an Office Depot mentor and Boca Helping Hands Job Training Program mentee in print.

From Employee to Entrepreneur

Diumar Camacho struggled to find a job that fulfilled him, mentally and financially. Despite spending the majority of his time in an office as an HR manager, he and his wife lived paycheck to paycheck. Diumar began dreaming of a career in the growing commercial truck driving industry, which he thought would be the ticket to one day sustaining a growing family, retiring, and helping others in the community.