"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

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.

"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’s one thing to be good at your job… it’s another thing to also LOVE your job. Josefina Compres loved her job as a life insurance agent. That’s why when a medical procedure and shift in her health meant she was unable to keep up the rigorous traveling her job demanded; she knew her next job needed to be one she loved just as much. After years in her prior role, she found herself in need of an updated resume and a boost of confidence.

Boca Helping Hands Fall 2017 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on the 2017 End of the Year Matching Campaign, Job Mentoring Success Story, Bowling for Bread recap 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.

Boca Helping Hands E-Newsletter: October, 2017

This newsletter contains articles including an Update from Interim Executive Director Greg Hazle, Post-Irma Community Efforts, Announcement of our 2017 Woman Volunteer of the Year Nominee and much more.

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.

Boca Helping Hands E-Newsletter: August, 2017

This newsletter contains articles including our 11th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, 2017 Stamp Out Hunger, Publix #1361 hitting the Milestone of 500,000 Pounds of Donated Food  and much more.

Boca Helping Hands hosts Informative Workshop thanks to IBM Social Media Impact Grant

After being awarded an IBM Impact Grant, Boca Helping Hands hosted an all-day Social Media workshop that included staff, volunteers, board members and our dynamic duo consultants from Atlanta, Karen Kersting & Tashira Gibbs. 

Boca Helping Hands Summer 2017 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on the expansion to West Boca Raton, Nonprofits Helping Nonprofits, Health & Wellness, Job Training Success Story, and much more.

Boca Helping Hands honors Publix for food donations

Bill Harper, director of food and warehouse operations for Boca Helping Hands, helped unload the truck after a regular run from nine Publix supermarkets in Boca Raton."On an annual basis, Publix provides 25 percent of the food," he said.

The Boca Raton Tribune | "Boca Publix Totals 500,000 Pounds of Food Donations to Boca Helping Hands"

The milestone was reached on Monday, June 12 and as the truck made its final stop at the warehouse, representatives from Boca Helping Hands and Publix were there to celebrate the accomplishment.

Publix Store #1361 500,000 Pound Donation Celebration!

With today's food recovery donation, Publix Store #1361 at Gardens Shops at Boca reached the momentous milestone of 500,000 pounds of donated food. A shower of green and white balloons fell as Director of Food and Warehouse Operations Bill Harper...

500,000 Pounds of Donated Food from Publix at Garden Shops at Boca

Join us on Monday, June 12th at 11am at Boca Helping Hands as we celebrate Publix Store #1361 on their momentous milestone of 500,000 pounds of donated food.

Charity Navigator Issues Perfect 100 and 11th Consecutive 4-Star Rating to Boca Helping Hands

Well...Boca Helping Hands has done it again.  For the second year in a row, BHH has earned a perfect score of 100 out of a possible 100 points.  Only 58 charities in the United States earned that designation, putting BHH in some good company.  

Stamp Out Hunger 2017!

The team worked hard to beat the sunset and unload, mark and sort as much donated food as possible! Stamp Out Hunger 2017 was a phenomenal success thanks to donations from our community and our dedicated volunteers. When the final bin had arrived and

HabCenter's Hydroponic Garden Food Donation

Our sincerest thanks to the team at HabCenter for taking such huge strides in fighting food insecurity in Palm Beach County and your dedication to Boca Helping Hands. With endless possibilities on the horizon, who knows how big this program can become...

Photos from 11th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night

A highlight of images from Boca Helping Hands 11th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night.

MONOPOLY and Boca Helping Hands… two great "events" changing lives in our community.

Video Feature of Boca Helping Hands Board President Gary Peters and Boca Helping Hands 11th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night.

Sponsor Highlight - JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Welcome Reception Sponsor

Thank you to JM Family Enterprises, Inc., our Welcome Reception Sponsor for the Boca Helping Hands 11th Annual Monopoly Event & Casino Night. We truly appreciate your help in making this night such an unforgettable occasion as well as...