Press Releases

  • May 7, 2015 - Branches Celebrates 12th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans
  • Branches celebrated its 12th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans benefit dinner and auction on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at the Trump National Doral in the beautiful Donald J. Trump Ballroom. Over 400 guests attended and helped to raise over $350,000 for Branches’ programs which provide services and life-changing opportunities to low-income children, youth and families focused on long-term success.
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  • March 12, 2015 - South Miami’s MLK Remix Festival Celebrates Peace and Unity
  • On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Branches South Miami hosted the 2nd Annual MLK Remix at the Bethel-Gibson Community Center which featured the South Miami MLK Unity Parade in the morning followed by a free outdoor festival designed to promote peace and understanding in our community through education and the arts.
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  • January 15, 2015 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is Celebrated: One Big Event, Two Sites!
  • On Monday, January 19, 2015, Branches will celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a day of community service. Branches staff, its team of AmeriCorps members and almost 300 volunteers will spend the day beautifying Florida City and South Miami through several painting, planting and other service projects.
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  • September 20, 2014 - Volunteers Improve Miami Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play
  • The children of Branches now have a new opportunity to get the balanced and active play they need. An empty lot at the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center – Lakeview Campus was transformed into a kid-designed playspace in less than eight hours with the help of 150+ volunteers from Branches.
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  • April 21, 2014 - Branches Celebrates 11th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans
  • Branches celebrated its 11th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans benefit dinner and auction on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at the Trump National Doral in the beautiful Legends Ballroom. Over 300 guests attended and helped to raise over $170,000 for Branches’ programs providing services to low-income children, youth and families.
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  • March 11, 2014 - Branches Selected as Miami HEAT Learn & Play Center
  • The Miami HEAT unveiled its 13th Miami HEAT Learn & Play Center today at Branches located at 11500 N.W. 12th Avenue in Miami. HEAT players Michael Beasley and Greg Oden led a host of dignitaries alongside presenting sponsor and longtime HEAT community partner Florida Blue to unveil the newly renovated reading room and computer lab. At the press conference, the name of the Branches site in North Miami was unveiled as the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center – Lakeview Campus.

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