To meet our 15% annual increase in food demand (plus emergency need due to COVID-19), BHH will be expanding our Warehouse space to double food storage capacity. While this renovation may sound like just an infrastructure project, it’s really much more than that: It’s an opportunity to create a conduit of compassion in our community, helping BHH to touch the lives of even more children and families in Palm Beach County.
Scientists tell us that a virus is not a living organism, but this “Novel Coronavirus” has at times seemed not only alive but intelligent, even diabolical, in how it has brought an entire civilization to its knees. Like every other organization, BHH’s operations have been severely affected by the collective defensive measures that have been required. As an essential service provider, we have had to find ways of meeting the increased needs of our community despite the restrictions. If there is a silver lining to be found anywhere in this cloud of catastrophe, it may be that the lessons we are learning are likely to improve the efficiency and impact of our programs in the future.
What’s better than a hobby to enjoy? A hobby that doubles as a way to feed the hungry! Six years ago, avid fishermen and friends Harrison Konsker and Maccabee Herman founded a nonprofit to feed local families with fresh local fish, caught “right off the coast.” Their organization is the largest source of fish donations made to Boca Helping Hands (BHH), having donated more than 2,500 pounds of fish to date.
Lynda Audet’s social distancing lifestyle isn’t all that different from her regular lifestyle – she spends her spring and summer days in her cozy Quebec, Canada home far from any other houses, with trees and the Laurentian Mountains all around her. But every week, she now has the opportunity to connect with clients from Boca Helping Hands (BHH) via Virtual Job Mentoring.
The Boca Helping Hands Newsletter, Issue 28, Summer 2020 includes: The BHH Corona Chronicles COVID-19 Program Updates Stamp Out Hunger Goes Virtual Volunteers Step Up Thanksgiving Box Brigade Virtual Volunteering Crosses Borders Friends Fish to Fight Hunger Renovating for the Future Join Heart & Spirit
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
The Boca Helping Hands Newsletter, Issue 26, Winter 2020 includes: Vision 2020 Strategy Report Card Looking Back at 2019 Success Story Innovative Corporate Partners Upcoming Events Heart & Spirit
This newsletter contains articles including about our upcoming Annual Matching Campaign and Thanksgiving Box Brigade, an update on our new truck, and much more!
This newsletter contains articles including a recap of our One-Day Job Readiness Workshop, a Save-the-Date for the 13th Annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive, Free Vision Screenings and much more.
This newsletter contains articles including a recap of our Annual End of the Year Matching Campaign, a Save-the-Date for the 13th Annual MONOPOLY Event & Casino Night, the Kick-off for our new Gluten Free Pantry Bag Program and much more.
This newsletter contains articles including our upcoming Annual End of the Year Matching Campaign, a Job Training Success Story, the Volunteer Appreciation BBQ, BocaHelpingHand.org's New Look and much more.
This newsletter contains articles including an Update on our 2018 Goals, a Job Training Success Story, Hitting 1 Million Pounds of Recovered Food, Thanksgiving Box Brigade and much more.
This newsletter contains articles including our 12th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, a Job Training Success Story, the celebration of Mel Lazerick's 100th Birthday and much more.
This newsletter contains articles on the expansion to West Boca Raton, Nonprofits Helping Nonprofits, Health & Wellness, Job Training Success Story, and much more.