Boca Helping Hands Honored at 2nd Annual Mayors' Ball

For the second year, the Rotary Club of Downtown Boca Raton sponsored the Mayors’ Ball… a Black Tie Gala attended by over 400 people. The Rotary Club of Downtown Boca honored the Boca Raton Resort (For-Profit category), Boca Helping Hands (Non-Profit

Dental Offices Open for People in Need

Patients referred by Boca Helping Hands, whose name is on the sign, or other Genesis offices in Boca or Boynton are expected to come through the doors first, then spread the word. The hours are from 8:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

Black-tie gala honors Boca's Best | Sun Sentinel

Boca Raton Mayor's Gala will take place Oct. 8 at Broken Sound Club, 2401 Willow Springs Drive, Boca Raton,  The evening will begin with an Oscar-style arrival, champagne, live music and dinner set amidst city-themed decor.

Bowling for Bread Raises Some Big Dough | Boca Voice

The 10th Annual Bowling for Bread event gave 250 participants a chance to show off their bowling chops and fundraising skills as they raised big bucks for Boca Helping Hands.

10th 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.

Bowling for Bread 2016 Event Program

Thank you to all the donors and participants in this year's 2016 Bowling for Bread that was held on Sunday, August 28th!

First Citizens Bank supports Boca Helping Hands Bowling for Bread Event

BOCA RATON, FLA – August 17, 2016 – First Citizens Bank has committed to support Boca Helping Hands as their for-profit partner at their 10th Annual Bowling For Bread event. This event will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Boca Helping Hands extends our deepest sympathies on the passing of Countess Henrietta de Hoernle.

Of her longevity the Countess said, "I'm very proud to have another day to help somebody."

Boca Helping Hands Fall 2015 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on our Annual Matching Campaign, Thanksgiving Box Brigade, Events, Volunteer Spotlight, Student Spotlight, and much more.

Boca Helping Hands Fall 2014 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on our Annual Matching Campaign, Thanksgiving Basket Brigade, Events, and much more.

Boca Helping Hands Summer 2014 Newsletter

This newsletter contains articles on Events, Strategic Plan, Board Member, Volunteer, and Foundation Spotlight, and much more...,

People & Places...Unsung Heroes...Col Buddy Harris

Why do you volunteer? It's the rent I pay for my space on Earth. Describe your volunteer role...It is a dual role in that three days a week, I pick up rotated food from Starbucks stores, and one day every week, I teach Microsoft Word to a one-hour

Soup kitchen's 'helping hands' now guiding people to work

Transforming people who need help into helpers is becoming a bigger part of the mission of Boca Helping Hands. Flush from its success at training food workers and putting them to work at its own catering service, the Boca soup kitchen is about to

Community Unites to Stamp Out Hunger

SunSentinel article on Boca Helping Hands participation in the USPS Stamp Out Hunger DAy, May 10, 2014

Boca Helping Hands Spring 2014 Newsletter

This newsletter contains Stategic Plan update, Event updates, Heart & Spirit information, Board Member Spotlight, Volunteer Spotlight, and much more.

Men with Caring Hearts: Greg Peters Named Outstanding Male Volunteer for Boca Raton!

With 18 of the most dedicated male volunteers in our area on stage, a hush fell over the hundreds gathered at Boca West Country Club for the announcement of this year’s Florence Fuller Men with Caring Hearts Award.  The resumes of the 18 nominees were simply overwhelming.  Some of the most accomplished and committed community leaders had been nominated by the charities they serve.  Some (notably, Arthur Adler from the Boca West Commun

Boca Helping Hands was honored by FAU Division of Student Affairs

Boca Helping Hands thanks FAU and Nori Carter, Director, Weppner Center for Civic Engagement & Service for coordinating the students to help Boca Helping Hands with FAU's Extravacanza and other volunteering opportunities at BHH.

12 year old Runs Colorful Race for Boca Helping Hands!

Amanda Klafter, 12 year old daughter of Melissa Klafter of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., decided to run a race and raise funds for Boca Helping Hands.  Amanda chose, Run or Dye which is the world's most colorful 5K / 3.1M themed run.  This event took place on March 22 in Davie, Florida.  The participants got blasted with safe, eco-friendly, powdered dye, turning them into a colorful canvas of fun.

MONOPOLY EVENT & CASINO NIGHT A SUCCESS!

Boca Helping Hands would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, staff, donors and attendees for making our  8th annual event an amazing success.

Game pieces in place for Boca Helping Hands' annual 'Monopoly Event & Casino Game Night'

Still time to get your tickets for Boca Helping Hands' annual Monopoly Event & Casino Game Night!

Boca Helping Hands' Nominee for 2014 Men with Caring Hearts-Greg Peters

During the past 5 years, Greg has been focusing on grant opportunities with foundations and local corporations; the results have been outstanding. In addition to fund raising Greg may occasionally be found working on various projects, warehouse work, or the past 5 years Greg has been focusing on grant opportunities with foundations and local corporations; the results have been outstanding. In addition to fund raising Greg may occasionally be found working on various projects, warehouse work, picking up food etc… Greg has been happily married to his wife Debbie since 1992 and they have one beautiful daughter Hayley who will graduate from Pope John Paul II High School in May 2014 and continue her education at The University of Alabama. Greg’s other pursuits are golf; snow skiing, yoga and music.

Boca Helping Hands congratulates one of our volunteers, Adam Peters, on his new appointment.

Boca Helping Hands congratulates one of our volunteers, Adam Peters, on his new appointment:   Gary Peters Family Foundation announced that Adam Peters has officially joined the organization as a Director.

Change of Date for the introduction of Phase II of our Strategic Plan! Now Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.

Change of Date for the introduction of Phase II of our Strategic Plan!  The date has been changed to Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. in the Boca Helping Hands Food Center.

FEEDING THE HUNGRY...Boca Helping Hands sees increase in donor awareness.

Boca Raton-It's not yet 9 a.m. on Wednesday and already 274 pound of food have been saved...

2014 Mingling Melodies & Motors Fundraiser proceeds go to BHH

The Chapel of Saint Andrew in Boca Raton is having its annual event!  Mingling Melodies and Motors Auto Show & Oldies Concert Saturday, February 1, 2014 11:30 am - 3 pm (gates open at 11) Proceeds to benefit Boca Helping Hands! 75 Classic, Vintage Automobiles, The Fabulons Concert, Great Food & Beverages, Special Activities for All Ages.

Thanks to you our Matching Campaign was a Success!!

Thank you for helping us to exceed the goal for Boca Helping Hands' Annual Matching Campaign.

The Twelve Days of Christmas…BHH Style! Another Matching Donor Steps Forward!

My calendar reads December 19th.  There are twelve days remaining in 2013…and hence twelve days remaining in our annual End of the Year Matching Campaign.  Thanks to the generosity of so many of our stakeholders, we are quickly bearing down on our target of raising $175,000 in unrestricted contributions to support general operations.  Those funds will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous benefactor.  And then, Mr. Remillard stepped forward…

HOLIDAY HOURS for Boca Helping Hands

The administrative office and Food Center of Boca Helping Hands will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013...We will reopen with our regular hours on December 26th.

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 $45,000 grant from their foundation.  This money will be used to support our many programs that include:

Charity Navigator Names BHH one of the Top Ten Charities Growing in a Hurry!

Over the course of a year we sent various updates and statistics; by now you are aware that Boca Helping Hands is serving more people than ever before. Every month, our amazing volunteers distribute nearly 6,000 pantry bags of groceries and serve well over 5,000 hot meals.  We are delivering 1,400 backpacks to eight schools weekly, helping people through our Resource Center and Job Mentor Programs, and in January, launched Esperanza Catering at Boca Helping Hands, our job training program.