Volunteer Opportunity - ESOL Instructor

Boca Helping Hands is currently seeking an ESOL instructor to join us for our upcoming semester of classes. Prior ESOL teaching experience is required as well as a weekly commitment from September thru December. Those interested are encouraged to complete our online volunteer application by clicking here, as well as emailing our Program Director at Trina@bocahelpinghands.org.

West Boca, Delray medical centers join hospitals for summer cereal drive

West Boca, Delray, Good Samaritan, Palm Beach Gardens and St. Mary’s medical centers recently led a weeklong effort to help feed children during the summer called the Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive.

Join us for Boca Helping Hands 12th Annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive!

Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Strikes@Boca.  Get a team together to bowl, sponsor a lane for non-profit children, and/or bring canned food to the day of Bowling for Bread.  We would love for you to come and be a part of this wonderful event!

West Boca Medical Center Annual Cereal Drive

Many thanks to West Boca Medical Center and American Medical Response for today's cereal donation. Each year West Boca Medical Center hosts a cereal drive for BHH to help combat food insecurity during the summer months when students aren't in school. In an effort to broaden the impact, West Boca Medical Center connected with American Medical Response for this year's drive. Plus there was the added benefit of AMR transporting the cereal by ambulance! When the final box of cereal was unloaded, West Boca Medical Center and American Medical Response had donated a whopping 718 pounds! Thanks again for choosing Boca Helping Hands for such a generous donation.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital - Monthly Health Screenings at BHH

Boca Raton Regional Hospital Community Outreach will be onsite at Boca Helping Hands this Wednesday, June 13th from 10am-1pm providing free health screenings. Representatives will be provide wellness counseling and review results including blood pres

Just one of the many local families Boca Helping Hands helps through our Children’s Assistance Program (CAP).

CAP helps working parents by providing financial assistance for summer camp, after-school care, and day care for qualifying Boca Raton residents. Last year Boca Helping Hands provided assistance for 71 kids with their summer camp fees, as well as 54

2018 Stamp Out Hunger Recap

"The rain wont' hinder our mission to feed people," said Bill Harper, Director of Food & Warehouse Operations. And feed people we certainly shall do. When the final donation was received, we had received a whopping 10,533 pounds of food - a 20% incre

12th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night - Green Program

The Green Program for the 12th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night.

Charity Navigator Issues 12th Consecutive 4-Star Rating to Boca Helping Hands

Charity Navigator rates over 9,000 charities nationwide and examines two broad areas of a charity's performance; their Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency. Boca Helping Hands is pleased to announce that we have received our 12th

4th Annual Miracle Chef

4th Annual Miracle Chef - such a wonderful evening filled with food, fun and a great message.... Boca Helping Hands truly is the bridge helping our clients cross from basic need to self-sufficiency. Remember that this event, along with all the meals

See the BHH Matching Campaign Thermometer! YOU DID IT! We have exceeded our goal of $250,000

YOU DID IT!  We have exceeded our goal of $250,000 for our Annual End of the Year Matching Campaign.  Thank you to all who supported this challenge.

"Families in need enjoy Christmas feast in Boca Raton"

This time of year can be difficult for many families struggling financially. A simple meal might not be an option. But on Christmas Day, it was a show of neighbor helping neighbor for 300 people in Boca Raton.

"Town Center Mall restaurants serve Christmas lunch to the needy in Boca Raton"

Town Center Mall was closed on Christmas Day, open only to a select group: the hungry. More than 300 clients assisted by South Florida’s social service agencies relished a free, sumptuous lunch on Monday, cooked by chefs from Boca Raton restaurants.

"Dozens received Christmas Day meal, gifts in Boca"

The Town Center at Boca Raton, a non-profit and several restaurants are spreading holiday cheer by feeding more than 200 families on Christmas.Santa and his helpers brought joy to dozens at town center mall at Boca Raton. "I think it's just a wonderf

"Town Center Gets in the Holiday Spirit with Events and Donations"

Boca Helping Hands opens Boynton Beach Pantry Bag Distribution Site

Today marked another HUGE milestone for Boca Helping Hands as we opened our Boynton Beach Pantry Bag Distribution site a First Baptist Church Boynton Beach. We’re pleased to share that Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays (10:00am – 12:00pm) client

"Fillet for Friends: Students donate surplus fish to help feed the less fortunate"

When 16-year-old Harrison Konsker is not on the Saint Andrew's School campus in Boca Raton, he's on a boat fishing.One time he was on the water, Konsker and his friend Mac Herman were catching more fish than they could eat."Fish would stay in ou

"Boca Helping Hands: Providing basic needs, job training to community"

"What does Boca Helping Hands do? Boca Helping Hands (BHH) serves the economically challenged and culturally diverse population of South Florida. Founded in 1998 by a group of local volunteers in response to the growing challenge of hunger and povert

Job Mentoring Success Story - Josefina Compres

It may have taken Josefina 3 months to turn to BHH for assistance but after just a few meetings with Gary, it took her a mere 3 weeks to find a job.

Boca Helping Hands Fall 2017 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on the expansion to 2017 End of the Year Matching Campaign, Job Mentoring Success Story, and much more.

Give a Dude a Can of Food

“I wanted all my friends not to be hungry… I want them to be full!”

"ExtravaCANza sees New Orleans-themed canned good sculptures"

Boca Raton Regional Hospital - Monthly Health Screenings at BHH

Although these Health Screenings are meant to create a conversation about healthcare needs and the resources available to our clients, we’re so thankful the team was here to handle such an urgent situation.

BHH Receives Grant from Macy's Foundation

Boca Helping Hands wants to thank the Macy’s Foundation for their generous support of our programs.  In 2017 we received a general operating grant from their foundation.

Funky Buddha Lounge & Brewery Hosts Weekly Food Drive

Attendees are encouraged to bring canned good items, as opposed to the $3 entry fee, to enjoy an evening to music, comedy and fun. In total, Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery and it's patrons have donated a whopping 5,589lbs of food!

BHH assists Boca Raton Firefighter & Paramedic Benevolent

Although BHH prepared for the worst that Hurricane Irma could bring, we were extremely fortunate to not suffer a direct hit of her most powerful winds. Seeing the devastation that has fallen on our neighbors to the south, we felt it imperative to help. 

Boca Helping Hands is open for Lunch Service and Pantry Bag Distribution.

Boca Helping Hands is officially open for lunch service & Pantry Bag distribution. Lunch is served 11:00am-12:30pm and Panty Bags can be picked up 9:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-3:00pm.

11th Annual Bowling for Bread Post Event Information

Boca Helping Hands is thrilled to report on another successful event with this year’s annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive.  This year 160 lbs of food was collected for our pantry program.