More than $130,000 Raised for Homeless Families & Veterans

  HOPE South Florida held its Annual HOPE for the Holidays Gala on December 1 at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale raising more than $130,000. The proceeds will benefit homeless women, children, families and veterans through the programs and services provided by HOPE South Florida. About 300 energetic attendees celebrated another year […]

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Westminster Academy Students Package 40,600 Meals For Those In Need

  Three Broward County ministries came together on December 18 to help serve the needy in South America, Haiti, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The middle school students of Westminster Academy partnered with Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and Cross International in a major meal packing event. The 222 students in grades 6, 7 and […]

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Firewall Center Students Pack Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

  For the second year in a row, all 500+ Firewall Centers’ students and their Firewall Mentors participated in the Operation Christmas Child Project. They packed 113 shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies for children around the world who are affected by war, poverty, and natural disaster. Beyond packing the box, […]

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Former NFL Star Jack Brewer Provides Aid to Puerto Rico and Haiti

A former NFL star who lives in South Florida has been instrumental in joining with The Outreach Program to provide meals to desperate families in Puerto Rico and Haiti through Food For The Poor. Through his foundation, Jack Brewer generously donated a portion of the 130,000 rice and bean meals that were delivered to the […]

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Coach Key Inducted Into Broward Sports Hall of Fame

Westminster Academy’s Coach Ken Key was inducted into the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame on October 24. This evening honors and recognizes Broward County residents that have set the standard of excellence and positively affected the community through sports and athletic involvement. Coach Key received this honor due to his unyielding work ethic and […]

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MercyMe Fans Worship Rain or Shine

MercyMe Lifer Tour “Rocked The Rain” at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on October 28 and The Good News was there along with the awesome gang at 88.1 WAY-FM – South Florida! Thousands of hardcore fans braved the weather in order to worship and enjoy the tunes of MercyMe with special Guests Ryan Stevenson And Unspoken! […]

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Community Forum Addresses Homelessness

The Village Square at Broward College hosted an excellent dialogue about how to help the homeless in Broward County on November 8. Panelists included Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry, Chief Executive Officer of HOPE South Florida, Dr. Ted Greer, Jr. and Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Jack Seiler. The event was moderated by President/CEO of The […]

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JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Launches School-to-Work Mentoring Program

JM Family Enterprises, Inc., in collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County, recently launched a School-to-Work mentoring program to help middle school students understand career opportunities, learn the value of workplace skills and inspire them to achieve their dreams.  The 9-month program kicked off with a half-day tour of JM Family’s Deerfield Beach […]

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