Press Releases

Branches to Throw 3rd Annual Back to School Bash in Coral Gables on August 8th, 2019

July 26, 2019

On Thursday, August 8th from 6pm-8pm, Branches will celebrate its 3rd Annual Back to School Bash at the University of Miami’s Newman Alumni Center in Coral Gables. Over 100 guests are expected to attend to help raise funds so Branches’ Grow & Climb programs’ children and youth can g back to school well-equipped and ready to learn.

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United Way of Miami-Dade To Honor Branches’ Executive Director and Board Member

June 5, 2019

Branches is proud to announce that its Executive Director Brent McLaughlin will be honored with the 2019 Monsignor Walsh Outstanding Human Services Professional Award.

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Miami Corporate Partners and Philanthropists Raise Over $400,000 for Branches for the Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner

May 6, 2019

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.

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Miami Corporate Partners and Philanthropists Join Branches for the Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner

March 26, 2019

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.

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Branches Continuing to Serve Hundreds of Federal Workers in Need Affected by Government Shutdown

January 30, 2019

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.

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Branches’ Financial Wellness Programs Receives Grant in Miami

January 17, 2019

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.

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Branches’ 18th Annual Thanksgiving Serves and Delivers nearly 5,000 Meals to Families in Need

December 17, 2018

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.

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Branches Receives SunTrust Foundation’s 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 Grant

October 19, 2018

Recognized for its philanthropic contributions to Miami, Branches was awarded a 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation.

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Branches Recognized with the Commitments Award at the Alliance National Conference

October 16, 2018

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.

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Branches Partners with the Ocean Reef Community Foundation to Help At-Risk Youth Succeed

August 20, 2018

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.

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