Macy's Foundation $4,000 Grant to Boca Helping Hands!
Boca Helping Hands wants to thank the Macy’s Foundation for their generous support of our programs. In 2013 we received a $4,000 grant from their foundation. This money will be used to support our many programs that include:
Lunch: Served six days a week, Monday through Saturday and a Thursday Night Family Dinner; Pantry Program: Distributes over 5,000 pantry bags monthly to qualified individuals; Reaching over 1,000 elementary students in eight schools through BHH Backpacks with 6 meals and 2 snacks; The Job Mentoring Program continues to help clients by offering “Life Skills” and computer classes, resume building and online job searches also job training through Esperanza Catering at Boca Helping Hands the students have an opportunity to learn the skills needed to work in the Hospitality Industry; The Resource Center helps qualified Boca Raton residents in crisis situations with limited financial help, budget planning and referrals to other agencies; Children’s Assistance Program helps parents with summer camp for their children.
We appreciate the support of the Macy’s Foundation. They honor the mission of Boca Helping Hands to provide food and emergency assistance to meet basic human needs and long-term solutions to break the cycle of dependence.
For more information about Macy's Foundation Grants go to their website: http://www.macysinc.com/community/grant-information/district-grants/instructions.aspx