Community Improvement Organization

Rating: 4.96 stars   104 reviews

Issues: Education, Food, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: 10001 NW 87 Ave Hialeah Gardens FL 33016 USA

Mission: The mission for Community Improvement Organization Inc., is to revitalize distressed communities by improving the living conditions of under privilege children, low income families/individuals, the elderly and people with special needs in Miami Dade and Broward counties, FL. contact me if you live in the hialeah gardens area and will like to helps us change the lifes of others email: ipaguada@msn.com cell:786 278 8559 office: 305 558 4114 ext: 252
Results: CIO has provided services to over 13000 members of our local communities, in providing provisions of food and basic needs, rebuilding homes, home repairs, emergency bill pay and housing,Hands-On service learning and volunteering opportunities.
Target demographics: Underprivileged children, elderly, people with special needs and low income families
Direct beneficiaries per year: 4500
Geographic areas served: Miami and Dade Broward counties, Florida
Programs: CIO currently has three programs in place. Firstly, Low Income Housing Repair Program; Secondly, Food and Emergency Assistant Program, and third program is Hands-On Learning Services Program.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

CIO is one of the best volunteer organization. I like the way how they help the community and how they explain the importance to different student the benefit of help the community. I really recommend this organization because they know what they are doing and give you a concrete idea of the importance of help the community.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I was delighted to volunteer for community improvement organization. It is my second time volunteering here and it just gets better every time. the people are nice and friendly and the atmosphere is calm and peaceful it truly is a great organization. and it gives you pride that you are helping others while having a good time. I would definitely recommend.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I had a very great time here at Hialeah Gardens City Hall. The staff was very informative and gave me a lot of information I'm sure to use in the future. I mostly helped out with the fixing and maintenance of their Computer room and learned lots of useful stuff.

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Rating: 5 stars  

When I first came here I didn't know what this organization was about. My supervisor was very nice and helpful. I was able to work with computers fixing and updating them. You can also help the senior learn Microsoft programs. It was very fun working here and I recommend this organization.

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Rating: 5 stars  

CIO is an awesome organization. I really like it, and i will for sure keep volunteering even after my hours. i like how they care about the people and the community and they are happy helping others. they do things because they really want to help and for the benefit of others instead of their own. i strongly recommend this organization because i makes you see what really people go through.

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Rating: 5 stars  

when i first volunteered for CIO i had no idea what i was getting into. I soon learned how fun the environment of the workplace was and how driven they where to hep people in need. This is the best workplace i have ever volunteered to.

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Rating: 5 stars  

CIO has to be one of the most driven organizations out there. They are determined to help others and go above and beyond to do so. They make sure to help the community as well each other. The students who volunteer from school all learn something new and look at things in a whole new way. I am very pleased and grateful to have been able to participate in the group and help with as much as i could. I recommend everyone to join and look into the organization because it will definitely make in impact on yourself, and on others.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I'm going to be as honest as possible, i had no idea what this organization was about until my first day volunteering. Oh boy, how i refused to go and the excuses i would make but after i met Iris and found out what her organization was about, i wish i wouldve joined earlier. This organization is really heart warming. it opens your eyes to the needs of the people and how you too can be a helping hand to a family. As human beings we forget the true values of life and forget to appreciate things but this organization motivates you to be a little less selfless and alot more giving. A little help can go a long way, its a pay it forward plan, once you help someone in need, then they are able to pay it forward into another person that needs it. Its an excellent choice to get involved and be aware of the needs of your community.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

Iris is a very inspirational person, and she really changed my point of view towards helping out the community. She opened my eyes and made me realize that the community needs us, and we as human beings need each other to improve ourselves and where we live.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

No change at all!!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

I believe this organization has opened my eyes and realized how important it is to help our community in every way we can. I had a wonderful time with my group on working on computer to help the Seniors have computer to use and learn how to use them . iris helped us have a place for us to do our service learning and making us feel important for the community . I am glad I got to help others and our community.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

it is a great organization just the way it is . I wouldn't make any changes.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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