Branches, Inc. has been partnering with The Miami Foundation for over 9 years, and has received more than $245,000 in grant funding to support its programs focused on providing opportunity to low-income families and breaking the cycle of generational poverty.
Branches today announced that it has been named a recipient of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s 2017 Workforce Development and Basic Needs Grant. The grant is part of a $1 million collective investment the bank is making in South Florida to address the community’s lack of access to basic human services and financial stability.
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently donated a total of $7,500 to Branches as part of the foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community.
On Saturday, April 22nd, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing essential services and life-changing opportunities to low-income children, youth and families, celebrated its 14th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction at the JW Marriott Marquis. Over 460 guests attended and helped raise over $370,000 for Branches’ programs focused on long-term personal success.
On Saturday, April 22nd at 7pm, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing essential services and life-changing opportunities to low-income children, youth and families, will celebrate its 14th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction at the JW Marriott Marquis. More than 500 guests are expected to attend and help raise funds for Branches’ programs focused on long-term personal success.
On November 24th, 2016, Thanksgiving morning, Branches delivered over 5,100 hot meals to needy individuals and families from eight different sites throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. This is the largest meal delivery effort in Florida on Thanksgiving Day.
Branches, Inc. received a $10,100 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. The grant will be used towards Branches’ 16th Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery, to cover the cost of the turkey for 6,000+ meals.
Branches, Inc. is proud to have been selected as a Macy’s grant recipient to support both its Grow & Climb children and youth programs in South Miami. Macy’s is a wonderful community partner and has helped to support Branches’ student programs for several years.
Local 10 News and companies across South Florida raised thousands of books for children in need, and on Wednesday, July 20th, anchor Neki Mohan dropped off some of the books collected from the Big Book Drive at Branches, Inc.