On Saturday, April 28th at 6pm, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing life-changing opportunities to working families and their children, will celebrate its 15th 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 was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from the Hurricane Relief Fund at The Miami Foundation to support its ASSETS Small Business Development program that assists local micro-businesses in Miami-Dade affected by Hurricane Irma.
Capital One recently donated a total of $15,000 to Branches as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community.
The Coral Gables Community Foundation recently donated a total of $2,500 to Branches South Miami’s Grow and Climb programs as part of its commitment to positively impact our community.
This Thanksgiving holiday, Branches served and delivered over 5,100 hot meals to needy individuals and families throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Branches, Inc. has been partnering with Peacock Foundation, Inc. for over 10 years, and has received more than $200,000 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. Branches was recently awarded $30,000 by Peacock Foundation, Inc.
Branches hosted its Back to School Bash on August 10th to raise resources for backpacks and school supplies for Branches’ 425 students from low-income families, and also announced its new Annual Volunteer Award.
Branches, Inc. has been partnering with Macy’s for over five 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.
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.