WPBF 25 News sharing news that BHH's new truck is fully funded!

Our sincerest thanks to each individual, organization and foundation that helped make this new acquisition possible. Your generosity ensures that Boca Helping Hands will be able to continue distributing over 2 million pounds of food annually to the community we serve.

"Boca founding family scion joins Marshall Grant law firm"

"I am blessed to serve on the board of Boca Helping Hands. Although Boca is affluent, there are still people who need a loving, caring hand. I have been privileged to volunteer at Boca Helping Hands with my church but wanted to do more for the community that I love. I am excited to see how I can continue to serve and work with the team at Boca Helping Hands."

WPTV at announcing the $25,000 Matching Campaign for a New Truck.

This 24-foot truck was a critical piece of equipment that was used to procure and deliver food to the community. Boca Helping Hands desperately need to replace this crucial vehicle in our operations. Make a contribution toward our $25,000 Matching Campaign today!

WPTV at BHH featuring the recent loss of our largest truck, "Grandpa Bear."

This 24-foot truck was a critical piece of equipment that was used to procure and deliver food to the community. Boca Helping Hands desperately need to replace this crucial vehicle in our operations.

CBS 12 News at Boca Helping Hands showcasing the recent loss of our largest truck, "Grandpa Bear."

“With the loss of this truck, we’re having to use multiple vehicles to fill these needs, resulting in double the fuel and paid drivers,” said Greg Hazle, Executive Director of Boca Helping Hands. “We are unable to provide food to as many people in need because of our current situation. We are asking for the community’s help to replace this truck.”

WPBF 25 News at BHH featuring the recent loss of our largest truck, "Grandpa Bear."

This 24-foot truck was a critical piece of equipment that was used to procure and deliver food to the community. Boca Helping Hands desperately need to replace this crucial vehicle in our operations.

"Bowling for Bread raises record amount"

It was a lucky 13th year for Boca Helping Hands’ Bowling for Bread event at Strikes@BocaRaton, raising a record $16,000 that will go to local children’s charities.

"Bowling for Bread raises record amount for children’s charities"

It was a lucky 13th year for Boca Helping Hands’ Bowling for Bread event at Strikes@BocaRaton, raising a record $16,000 that will go to local children’s charities. More than 200 children who are served by the participating charities signed up to bowl, according to organizers.

"Boca Helping Hands: Job training, resources for self-sufficiency"

What does Boca Helping Hands do? Boca Helping Hands (BHH) provides food, medical and financial assistance to community members in need and offers job training, job mentoring and other resources to help them gain self-sufficiency. Founded as a modest soup kitchen in 1998, BHH has grown into one of the largest nonprofit service providers in Palm Beach County.

"Where Were You Last Week?"

Boca Helping Hands raised a record $16,000 on behalf of area children’s charities during the 13th Annual  Bowling  for  Bread fundraising event on Sunday.

"Saiko-i lends a Helping Hand"

Saiko-i Sushi Lounge & Hibachi in Boca Raton is passing on donations from patrons of the restaurant to Boca Helping Hands.

BHH at WPEC discussing Bowling for Bread

Greg Hazle, Boca Helping Hands Executive Director, spoke with WPEC about this year's Bowling for Bread Event and Food Drive. 

"Boca Helping Hands Are Bowling For Bread!"

Boca Helping Hands is hosting its 13th Annual Bowling for Bread Event on Sunday, Aug. 25th at Strikes@Boca Raton, 21046 Commercial Trail in Boca Raton, from 2pm - 5pm. 

"Boca Helping Hands Bowling for Bread"

Boca Helping Hands will host their 13th annual Bowling for Bread event on August 25th.

"Bowl For Bread With Boca Helping Hands"

Whether you bowl a strike or wind up in the gutter, everyone’s a winner at Boca Helping Hands’ Bowling for Bread. The 13th annual event is coming up on Aug. 25 from 2-5 p.m. at Strikes @ Boca Raton. Join in the fun for an afternoon of food, bowling, trophies and a silent auction.

"Bowling for Bread highlights mission of Boca Chamber Festival Days"

About 200 children from various children’s organizations in Palm Beach County will spend the afternoon bowling, eating and receiving trophies during the Boca Helping Hands 13th annual Bowling for Bread event on Sunday, Aug. 25 at Strikes@Boca.

"Dynamic Duo - General Mills Gifts Surprise Donation To Boca Volunteers Luke and Jett Justin"

They say persistence pays off - and 11-year-old twins Luke and Jett Justin are a testament to that. 

"Boca Helping Hands ups job-training efforts with new center"

A Boca Raton-based nonprofit known for lending a hand to the community’s workforce has added another arm. Boca Helping Hands opened the Justin D. Webb Training Center last fall to accommodate its job training program.

"Serving the Other Boca: Boca Helping Hands"

In 2005, Gary Peters had no intention of being more than a one-time donor to Boca Helping Hands. Fourteen years later, he’s the president of the board. It all started in October of that year, when Hurricane Wilma smashed into Florida, killing 62 people and leaving Palm Beach County without power for two weeks. With stores closed and refrigerated and frozen foods rotting, Peters wondered how people were going to eat...

"Boca Helping Hands Summer Donation"

Boca Helping Hands is looking for donations of non-perishable items to help families in south Palm Beach County. 

"Boca Helping Hands Food Festival:

If you walk into Boca Helping Hands on any given day and you will witness a flurry of activity. A small army of volunteers is in the kitchen cooking up a delicious meal that will feed countless hungry people while another set of troops is in the warehouse packing up bags of groceries, frozen meat and fresh produce to be handed out to needy families. This is just another typical day at Boca Helping Hands, but the question that is voiced most often is, “where does all of this food come from?”

"Award Renamed for Volunteer"

General Mills' Huge Donatoin Boosts Local Twins' Expanding Cereal Collection for Boca Helping Hands

When Eric Justin first brought his twin sons to join him as a volunteer at Boca Helping Hands three years ago, he probably didn't know how their participation would grow into a cereal collection program that now involves seven local elementary schools - and show no sign of stopping. 

Monopoly Event & Casino Night: Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club — April 13

Supporters of Boca Helping Hands passed go at the 13th annual Monopoly event in Boca Raton. The party, co-chaired by LouAnn Such and Dale Workman, attracted more than 250 guests, with Connor Jimenez crowned Monopoly champion. The evening included hors d’oeuvres and dinner, silent and live auctions, casino gaming and a DJ. Two-time national Monopoly champion Gary Peters served as tournament mediator. Boca Helping Hands provides food, medical and other services to people in need.

"Tots & Teens: Twin brothers champion breakfast with Boca cereal-drive alliance"

Eleven-year-old twins Jett and Luke Justin of Boca Raton have extra-large spirits of giving for their age. Since they were 7, the youngsters have volunteered for Boca Helping Hands, a nonprofit in Boca Raton that feeds hungry people, provides job training and mentoring and distributes vouchers for medical and dental care. Jett and Luke, along with their parents, Eric and Lukana Justin, would spend a few hours most Fridays after school filling pantry bags with food for underserved people in the community. Luke and Jett noticed that there were more lunch and dinner foods than breakfast foods. Where was the cereal?

"Meet Gary Peters, Board President Of Boca Helping Hands"

In Martin Scorsese’s 2013 dramedy, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Jordan Belfort, a real-life rags-to-riches stockbroker who builds then quashes a billion-dollar empire by finagling his investors out of millions. Gary Peters chuckles when asked if he shared any of Belfort’s Caligula-like experiences while trading municipal bonds on Wall Street. “No, we (colleagues) didn’t act like that,” he says, “although we were well aware of people who did. For me, family values always took center stage.”

A Cereal Surprise

Twin brothers Luke and Jett Justin turned their love for cereal and giving back to the community into a multi-school cereal drive in Boca Raton, Florida. The fifth-graders, now 11, have been volunteering at their local food pantry, Boca Helping Hands, for the past five years.