Obituary: Arthur Remillard

BOCA RATON — Arthur Remillard was a successful business owner, a dedicated family man and a generous philanthropist best known for his support of Boca Helping Hands and for providing the bulk of funding for the organization’s $3 million, 15,000-square-foot resource center.

Holiday Cheer

Renata Clasen and her daughter, Sarah Passos, 13, applaud the Yuletide Carolers during...

Town Center at Boca Raton serves Christmas dinner to families in need

BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Town Center at Boca Raton was closed to shoppers for the holiday, but the doors were open for dozens of families eating Christmas dinner.

Boca Helping Hands provides free meals on Thanksgiving

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — A plethora of white plastic bags contrasted with red words that simply read, "Thank You."

Boca Helping Hands feeds the hungry for Thanksgiving

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — Boca Helping Hands, a community-based organization, will be helping hundreds of families this holiday season by providing dinners to those in need at three different events in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach.

Homecoming week event collects canned food for charity

FAU’s 10th annual “ExtravaCANza” event yesterday featured 16 different student organizations collecting canned food for local charities as a part of the Homecoming week festivities.

Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive

Boca Helping Hands held its 12th annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive at Strikes at Boca with 400 kids and supporters in attendance. The event benefited participating children's non-profits.

Boca Helping Hands Honored Long Time Supporter Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. at Celebration

Boca Raton, FL —Boca Helping Hands recognized past and present friends, donors and volunteers at their CELEBRATION event on October 20th at the Boca Raton Marriott.  The organization gave special recognition to Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. who made the Boca Helping Hands Remillard Family Resource Center possible.

Boca philanthropist recognized as a very Helping Hand

At 87, Remillard cringes when he sees people on television, both in the U.S. and abroad, who don’t have enough to eat. It’s heartbreaking for him to see people living in poverty and struggling to get by.

Boca Helping Hands Honored Long Time Supporter Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. at Celebration

Boca Helping Hands recognized past and present friends, donors and volunteers at their CELEBRATION event on October 20th at the Boca Raton Marriott.  The organization gave special recognition to Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. who made the Boca Helping Hands Remillard Family Resource Center possible.

"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.

Bowling For Bread & Food Drive Raised $12,000 For Children

Boca Helping Hands’ 12th annual Bowling for Bread & Food Drive raised $12,000.  Money raised will be divided among 14 non-profits serving at-risk children.

Boca Helping Hands to Honor Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. and Mel Lazerick at Celebration

Boca Raton, FL —Boca Helping Hands will recognize its past and present friends, donors and volunteers at a celebration on October 20th.  The organization will give special recognition to Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. who made the Boca Helping Hands Remillard Family Resource Center possible, and Mel Lazerick, who is the organization’s oldest active volunteer at age 100.

Greg Halze on Boca Chamber Radio

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

Teens, anglers donate fish to Boca Helping Hands

For more than a decade, Fishing for Families in Need (F4FN) has helped local soup kitchens serve 3,000-plus pounds of fresh fish to the hungry. This summ...

Charity bowling event and food drive held

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- 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 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

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

"ExtravaCANza sees New Orleans-themed canned good sculptures"