WPTV interviews Boca Helping Hands Director of Programs Trina Chin Cheong and Councilman Andy Thomson for the CARES Act money for housing assistance.
The Boca Helping Hands Newsletter, Issue 27, Spring 2020 includes: Joining Forces to Combat COVID-19 The Honor - and Challenge - of Celebrating Our Volunteers From Loss to Legacy Mike's Meatloaf Recipe Corporate Mentor Supports IT Job Training Success How to Help During the COVID-19 Crisis Save the Date Join Heart & Spirit
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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. "
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.