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Broward Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers

Broward Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to make deliveries to its clients who reside in Davie and Dania,  two areas most in need of help currently .  Requirements:  must own car, proof of drivers’ license and insurance; 2 hour time commitment, background check will be conducted, volunteers will attend Orientation before starting delivery service.  To apply, please [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Neighbors 4 Neighbors launches food drive to benefit Feeding South Florida


CBS4, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Bank Atlantic and Baptist Medical Plazas have partnered with Feeding South Florida to collect non perishable human and pet food for our South Florida neighbors in need.  Joining the effort are Miami Dade and Broward County Schools, and numerous community and faith-based organizations. The campaign, “Food 4 South Florida,” runs from [...]

September 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Miramar looking for volunteers for community garden

The City of Miramar is proud to announce the newly inaugurated Community Garden located at Fairway Park, 3700 Largo Drive. Openings are available for interested individuals who are: · Miramar Residents · 16 years old and up · Pledge to volunteer for a minimum one hour per week for six months · Complete the forms [...]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Miramar,Volunteers | Read More »

Davie Boys and Girls Clubs need summer clean-up help

The Florence A. DeGeorge and Rick and Rita Case Boys and Girls Club Units need supplies donated and volunteers to help with the Summer Clean-Up that is scheduled for Saturday, August 21, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each location. Please help to beautify these facilities for the upcoming school year. Some projects [...]

July 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Families,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Coral Springs recognizes long-term volunteer, local students

During the Tuesday, June 1, Commission Meeting, City officials recognized Sadie Silber for dedicated service as a volunteer for the City since 1996. “We are so proud to have had her friendship and her service for all the years that we’ve had,” Vice Mayor Claudette Bruck said. “We’re going to miss you, and we wish [...]

June 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Schools,Sports,Volunteers | Read More »

Crist declares state of emergency in Broward

GULF OF MEXICO - Aerial view of oil being burned from the Deepwater Horizon/BP incident, May 19, 2010. Favorable weather conditions allowed burns to total more than nine hours. The burns are part of an effort to reduce the amount of oil in the water and are part of the joint federal, state and BP effort to aid in preventing the spread of oil following the April 20 explosion on the mobile offshore drilling unit, Deepwater Horizon. U.S Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Kepsimelis.

A state of emergency has officially been declared in South Florida. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist declared Broward County, along with Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties in a state of emergency from the BP oil spill on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. “I found that this event threatens the state of Florida,” said Crist in [...]

May 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Hurricane season,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Pompano Beach,Tallahassee,Volunteers,Water management | Read More »

Miramar – NEW Big Brothers corner mentoring program is about to begin its inaugural session.

If you are a young man between the ages of 12 and 18 and haven’t joined yet, there are still slots available. Don’t wait because you don’t want to miss out on any of the planned activities and space is limited. The kickoff event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 6 p.m. in [...]

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Local news,Miramar,Volunteers | Read More »

Coloring Away Pain Foundation sending books to Haitian children


The Foundation for Coloring Away Pain is rapidly responding to the needs of affected children in Haiti in the wake of a devastating earthquake that has left many homeless and without their families. With the help of Marie Rador of Cooper City, Fl, the Foundation has translated their books, “The Day the Earth Shook” and [...]

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers,cooper city | Read More »

Volunteer opportunities in Hollywood

SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES: Listings below are short-term assignments, projects, or events organized by Volunteer Hollywood. The listing(s) below require a few hours of commitment.

January 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Hollywood,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Volunteers Needed for Tandem Bike Class for Adults Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Broward County Parks and Recreation Division’s Special Populations Section is looking for interested participants for its Tandem Bike Skills Development Class for Adults Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. The daytime program will be at a Broward County park, specific location to be announced. Specific dates and times will also be determined.

December 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Recreation,Volunteers | Read More »

New volunteer opportunities in Hollywood

SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES: Listings below are short-term assignments, projects, or events organized by Volunteer Hollywood. The listing(s) below require a few hours of commitment. Hollywood Beach Cleanups: Keep Broward Beautiful!

December 14th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Firefighters helping cancer center, food bank through Dec. 12

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4321 is helping several worthwhile causes this holiday season. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 6th at the Weston Town Center Publix, firefighters will hold a car wash to benefit the

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fire/police,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers,Weston | Read More »

Volunteers give up Thanksgiving Day to help others


While many of us slept in, cooked or just relaxed on Thanksgiving Day, a small group of Broward volunteers gave up their Thanksgiving morning to help others. On Thanksgiving, staff and many volunteers with Broward Meals on Wheels assembled Thanksgiving dinners for 600 seniors in Broward County, many who are shut-ins who can’t leave home, [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park,Pompano Beach,Taste Broward,Volunteers | Read More »

Coral Spring’s “Rockin’ Holiday Parade” Dec 16th

rockin holiday parade

The 2009 Holiday Parade will feature decorated floats and other entries with a musical theme, and will proceed along Sample Road from Coral Springs Drive to City Hall. Traditionally, the parade draws thousands of spectators and more than 75 floats, bands and walking groups. All groups, including local schools, civic organizations, and businesses are welcome [...]

November 25th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Events,Holiday,Local news,Music,Volunteers | Read More »

Volunteer opportunities in Hollywood

SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES: Listings below are short-term assignments, projects, or events organized by Volunteer Hollywood. The listing(s) below require a few hours of commitment. Cash for Trash: Highland Gardens Lend a hand to Highland Gardens Civic Association by beautifying its neighborhood through trash collection. With each trash bag collected, the neighborhood association earns $5 towards its [...]

November 22nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Holiday,Hollywood,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

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