Branches is proud to announce that its Executive Director Brent McLaughlin will be honored with the 2019 Monsignor Walsh Outstanding Human Services Professional Award.
On Saturday, April 27th, 2019, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing life-changing opportunities to working families and their children, celebrated its 16th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. More than 500 guests attended the event and helped raise over $400,000 for Branches’ programs focused on long-term personal success.
On Saturday, April 27th at 6pm, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing life-changing opportunities to working families and their children, will celebrate its 16th 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.
Branches has been extremely busy serving hundreds of federal workers in Miami who have been affected by the Government Shutdown. Almost two weeks ago, Branches’ Financial Wellness team served at the Miami International Airport, providing information about critical financial resources to TSA employees. Last week, Branches served alongside Feeding South Florida at their distributions and once again provided resources and information about assistance for government employees.
Branches is proud to receive a grant from Capital One to support its’ ASSETS Small Business Solutions as well as the VITA free tax prep coalition in Miami led by Branches.
On Thanksgiving morning, Branches cooked, packaged and delivered nearly 5,000 hot meals to needy individuals and families from 7 different sites throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Recognized for its philanthropic contributions to Miami, Branches was awarded a 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation.
Branches is proud to announce that The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities honored Branches today with the 2018 Alliance Commitments Award for Investing in Capacity to advance Economic Opportunity.
Branches, Inc. has been partnering with the Ocean Reef Community Foundation for over nine years, and has received more than $375,000 in grant funding. The majority of these dollars have also been matched by Trish and Dan Bell, more than doubling the investment that the Foundation has made. Most recently, Branches was awarded a grant by the Foundation of $25,000 to support both its Grow & Climb children and youth program at Branches Florida City.
Branches, Inc. has been partnering with Macy’s for over six years to improve the lives of children and youth in Greater Miami. Most recently, Branches, Inc. was awarded a grant of $5,000 to support its Branches South Miami Grow children’s program.