During the hot and rainy summer months, more people come to our centers for help. That means more food, shelter, clothing, and programs. During the summer months your financial gifts will be doubled. We can't do all that we do without the support of our friends in the community.
The Christmas in July outreach held on July 24th, was a tremendous success! 3,000 men, women, and children were in attendance. 600 pairs of new sneakers were given to kids. 100 homeless men and women made the decision to get off the streets.
Girlfriends 4 Girlfriends is a tremendous group of women who want to help single women and women with children attain safe and affordable housing. Perhaps the biggest hurdle for women graduating our programs is to find safe housing. G4G is raising funds for various housing projects.
Hope often begins with a Meal. Many hurting people come to one of our Centers to get something to eat and we use this opportunity to encourage them to enter one of our residential programs or to help them find another place of help. You can help fight hunger - become a Meals-A-Month partner.
Help us Pack the Pantry for the upcoming fall season. Over 220,000 meals will be served this fall. We will send you or your organization paper bags that you can fill with non-perishable items. Hope begins with a Meal.
Cover Girls are a tremendous group of women who want to help single women and women with children break the cycle of abuse, neglect, and homelessnes. Cover Girls are mentors who give of their time, talent, and treasure to help women in the greatest of need.
Our Radio Progams not only highlight the work we do with the homeless, but we especially enjoy having people in the community that are making a difference come on the air. Just let us know you would like to be a guest.
Hundreds were blessed with a special birthday celebration held June 4th in all of our Centers. This was a day to bring encourgement to the homeless and needy and provide opportunities to get off the street. Special thanks to all of our supporters. See the Video.
The Miami Campus has served the homeless and needy since 1922. The administration offices, Center for Men, Center for Women and Children, Jeffrey A. Tew Education Center, Community Activity Center-which provides out of school and summer programs for children, Food Warehouse, Health Clinic, and Thrift Stores are located in a three block area off NW 1st Ave. and NW 20th Street. The Centers offer emergency and residential programs. An additional building houses 78 men and has a conference center. The combined Centers provide 390 beds for residential and emergency services.
The Hollywood Campus was opened in 1997 after serving the homeless and needy of Broward beginning in 1992. It was the first center in Broward to offer comprehensive programs for the homeless. The Hollywood Campus has 128 beds for residential programs and 18 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. It is located at the corner of Scott Street and Old Dixie Highway, near Sheridan Street.
The Pompano Beach Campus was opened in 2002 and has 200 beds for residential programs and 20 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. The campus is located in the northern part of Broward County near Copans Road. Men, women, and children are served as well as a special program to engage the chronic homeless.