At 24 years young Jap Riley’s fear left him surrendering to the way things were in life. Depending solely on the kindness of his family, Jap was without a job, struggled with severe literacy issues and lacked the drive to change any of it… that is until 6 months ago with the birth of his child.
This newsletter contains articles including the 2016 Annual End of the Year Matching Campaign, a Job Mentoring Success Story, a Recap of the Thanksgiving Box Brigade & Turkey Distribution Day and much more.
Before the sun rises on Sunday Morning, the team at Boca Helping Hands will be hard at work... loading pallets with frozen turkeys and boxes of dry goods.
The Boca Raton's newest coveted annual social season opener once again earned its rightful position. Its WOW began at its red carpet arrival with on-the-spot Entertainment Tonight-style interviews with former Cable TV Show host Arlene Herson and a Ad
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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.
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: 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! The date has been changed to Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. in the Boca Helping Hands Food Center.