"Age is just a number for 100-year-old volunteer"

For one local man, age is just a number. At 100 years old, Mel Lazerick volunteers three times a week, feeding the needy in his community.

"After two decades of handing out groceries, 100-year-old volunteer to be honored by Boca Helping Hands"

At 100, Mel Lazerick isn’t slowing down. He volunteers three days a week at Boca Helping Hands where he’s been handing out groceries for the last two decades.

Greg Halze on Boca Chamber Radio

Greg Hazle with host Dean Muiccio of Good Day Boca on Boca Chamber Radio.

'Bowling For Bread' event and food drive held in Boca Raton

People came out to bowl for a good cause in Boca Raton on Sunday. Boca Helping Hands held their 12th annual Bowling For Bread event and food drive.  Bowling lanes were filled with hundreds of low-income kids and adults who supported the event. The event featured clowns, prizes and 20...

Boca Helping Hands at WAY-FM

Boca Helping Hands Executive Director Greg Hazle was invited to speak with WAY-FM Community Impact Director David Wolf about ways in which BHH helps support the community. 

Charity Navigator Issues 12th Consecutive 4-Star Rating to Boca Helping Hands

Charity Navigator rates over 9,000 charities nationwide and examines two broad areas of a charity's performance; their Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency. Boca Helping Hands is pleased to announce that we have received our 12th

"Families in need enjoy Christmas feast in Boca Raton"

This time of year can be difficult for many families struggling financially. A simple meal might not be an option. But on Christmas Day, it was a show of neighbor helping neighbor for 300 people in Boca Raton.

"Town Center Mall restaurants serve Christmas lunch to the needy in Boca Raton"

Town Center Mall was closed on Christmas Day, open only to a select group: the hungry. More than 300 clients assisted by South Florida’s social service agencies relished a free, sumptuous lunch on Monday, cooked by chefs from Boca Raton restaurants.

"Dozens received Christmas Day meal, gifts in Boca"

The Town Center at Boca Raton, a non-profit and several restaurants are spreading holiday cheer by feeding more than 200 families on Christmas.Santa and his helpers brought joy to dozens at town center mall at Boca Raton. "I think it's just a wonderf

"Town Center Gets in the Holiday Spirit with Events and Donations"

"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

"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

"ExtravaCANza sees New Orleans-themed canned good sculptures"

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.

BHH in the News-Sun Sentinel article on BHH opening their new job training facility, the Justin D. Webb Training Center.

For nearly two years, Audrey Shine had not been able to land a job despite filling out applications every day for months. But the 60-year-old Boca Raton resident says she has more hope that her luck will change now that she completed training for a c

Thanksgiving Turkey distribution at Boca Helping Hands | The Boca Raton Tribune

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.

Boca Raton Mayors Ball Presented By Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton Delivers

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

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.

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

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!

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...

Peggy Jones Named Junior League of Boca Raton's Woman Volunteer of the Year!

Peggy Jones Named Junior League of Boca Raton's Woman Volunteer of the Year!