Love Thy Neighbor Joins Forces With HOPE South Florida To Serve the Homeless

The ministry of the late Humanitarian Arnold Abbott, Love Thy Neighbor is joining forces with HOPE South Florida and will continue to cook and serve delicious and nutritious meals at noon on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday of every month at HOPE South Florida, located at 1100 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

Arnold Abbott

Their final outdoor feeding was held on February 26 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park as a tribute to honor the memory of Chef Arnold Abbott, who dedicated many years to feeding the homeless there.

Going forward, Love Thy Neighbor will be a regular contributor to HOPE South Florida’s shared meals program, which partners with area churches and ministries to provide meals for the homeless throughout the week. Find the complete shared meals schedule at

On February 18th Church by the Sea hosted a Pastors and Leaders Breakfast with guest speaker Dr. Paul T. Lazar, PH.D, CMHP, who spoke about the psycho/social/traumatic impact on the most innocent and vulnerable… homeless children.

Find out how you, your business or church can be involved in making a difference in the lives of homeless families, children and veterans in our communities at

Pictured at Church by the Sea from Left to Right: Buddy Helland; Pery Canan, VP of Shared Meals and Mobile Shower for HOPE; Jackeline Alers, Chief Development Officer for HOPE; Debra VonBehran, Missions Leader for Church By The Sea; Marie Reny, Church By The Sea; Nancy Mauro, Missions committee and liaison to HOPE South Florida; Pastor Chris Reny, Church By the Sea; Richard Campillo, community volunteer; Dr. Ted Greer, Jr., CEO, HOPE South Florida
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