Mission: "helping feels good" and for the past 21 years that is what neighbors 4 neighbors has been doing. We connect those in need with those who can help. It's that simple. Using a combination of resource development, collaboration with service providers and the power of the media we empower our neighbors to use the talents, time and money they have to help others.
Programs: Adopt-a-bear fund: bears are purchased and given to family court judges, fire and police for children who have been traumatized in miami-dade and broward. Recent grants from palm beach sheriff's office, has taken the program to palm beach. Since it's inception, over 10,000 bears have been delivered to children. Media exposure for nonprofit partners: in 2014 neighbors 4 neighbors supported south florida nonprofit organizations through featured stories and psa's on cbs4 and mytv33, as well as social media such as facebook, twitter, pinterst, youtube, instagram and the web. Links can be found on www. Neighbors4neighbors. Org.
adopt a family for the holidays - our most popular program each year matches hundreds of families in need with caring adopters. Each year during the holidays, neighbors 4 neighbors matches hundreds of families with caring businesses, churches, groups and individuals who help make the holidays a little brighter. Working with numerous social service agencies, organizations and schools that service children and families in dade, broward and monroe counties, families are identified and matched with an appropriate adopter.
helping feels good. Org: this unique website invites people with talents and skills to share; an opportunity to search for a project that needs their special skill. All projects are submitted by nonprofit social service agencies. The system matches according to need, geographic area and criteria established by volunteer agency. Since launching in march of 2013, the site has registered over 400 volunteers and 86 nonprofits.
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