Community Partners

Florence Fuller Child Developmental Center of Boca Raton, FL

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children from economically challenged families with the goal of preparing children for a lifetime commitment to learning and empowering their families to build a brighter future. Through education, employment assistance, and a powerful support system of teachers and staff that truly care. We believe every child should have the chance to learn, grow, and experience success in school and life regardless of their ability to pay.

Boca Helping Hands

Boca Helping Hands (BHH) is a community-based 501(c)(3) organization that was formed in 1998 by a group of local religious congregations. BHH first opened as a Food Center in November 1998, serving nutritious hot lunches three days a week and distributing bags of groceries to families. In January 2010, all operations were consolidated into the Remillard Family Resource Center located at 1500 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton 33432.

Ronald McDonald House of Durham, NC

The Ronald McDonald House in Durham opened its doors on February 1, 1980. It was the first House in North Carolina and the 13th in the nation. It was also the first Ronald McDonald House to open without the support of a professional football team. Instead, it was developed and supported entirely by the surrounding community – a tradition that continues today.

Durham Nativity School

Durham Nativity School’s mission is to provide a tuition-free, enriched learning environment and an eleven-year support system for middle school boys. Our students have the ability and commitment to achieve, but not the resources for a quality, independent school education. We promote a rigorous academic program and nurture the whole child to reach his potential through knowledge, moral values, learning skills, discipline, and character development.

Ranfurly Home of Nassau, Bahamas

The Ranfurly Homes for Children exist to provide comprehensive child care services for displaced children due to death, separation, abuse, abandonment, illness or other unfortunate circumstances. At Ranfurly we take care of the whole child. We aim to ensure that children in our care are afforded their rights as outlined in our statement of rights of a child. In addition, we make sure that our children feel comfortable and that they develop a sense of self-worth. We aim to offer our children a place where they can feel safe and secure, but moreover, to provide a place that they can call a home.

Hank Kline & Kendall Boys and Girls Club of Miami, FL

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1940. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to five Clubs that service thousands of boys and girls year-round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. The Clubs staffing, initiatives and programs are designed to inspire and enable young people and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream.

Lend a Hand Bahamas

The idea to create Lend A Hand Bahamas (LAHB) came from a partnership that was formed in the Fall of 2013 between three individuals. All three individuals realized that they wanted to benefit the children in the Bahamas, and shared the vision of a community centre in the Grants Town area of Nassau, Bahamas. Thus, Edmund Dorsett, Valentino Brown, and Lucas Metropulos set off on a mission to fundraise and plan for this future community centre. Together they decided that they wanted an independent Bahamian NPO to manage and operate this future community centre. Therefore, Lend A Hand Bahamas was created to bring together individuals of different walks of life who share the common goal of bringing positive opportunities and activities to socio-economically disadvantaged children.

Sky Climbers of Nassau, Bahamas

Paradise Island, Bahamas- Many remember the late Howard “Butch” Kerzner not only for his business acumen but also his benevolence to the people of the Bahamas , especially the youth of this country. Butch’s widow Vanessa Kerzner has pledged to see that legacy continue. She has initiated the Butch Kerzner Summit Foundation with its first program, “Sky Climbers” now ready to reach thousands of Bahamian students, aspiring them to rise to success. The Sky Climbers program is designed to teach the safety and performance of rock climbing to students in grades 7 through 12.

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