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Boca Grande Celebrates a Decade of Hope for Haitians - bocabeacon.com
Haiti is no stranger to crisis. The Caribbean nation yet again is in the midst of a conflict affecting the entire country. Food For The Poor, and donors such as Boca Grande Hope for Haitians, understand that their work is not in vain, as families in the midst of the problems are being helped.

Boca Grande Celebrates a Decade of Hope For Haitians
Haiti is no stranger to crisis. The Caribbean nation, yet again is in the midst of a conflict affecting the entire country. Food For The Poor, and donors such as Boca Grande Hope For Haitians, understand that their work is not in vain, as families in the midst of the problems are being helped.

Piqua Family Helping Haiti with Annual Home for the Holidays Reception
Life for dozens of families in Savann Kabrit, Haiti, is looking brighter after receiving homes and an opportunity to escape the cycle of the poverty, thanks to the generosity of Ben and Louise Scott, Hope For Haitians and Food For The Poor.

 

2018 Event News

 

Family and Friends Help Piqua Native to Build Homes in Haiti
Visions of a new life soon will become a reality for 50 families living in unimaginable conditions in Savann Kabrit, Haiti.

Food For The Poor Honors Boca Grande Couple for Helping Haiti
Ben and Louise Scott, Chairpersons of Boca Grande Hope For Haitians, were honored by Food For The Poor with the Ambassadors For The Poor Award on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Boca Grande Donors Committed to Transforming the Lives of Haiti’s Poor
Ben Scott, Co-Chairman of Boca Grande Hope For Haitians, returned late last year with Food For The Poor to Haiti, where thousands have been helped by Boca Grande's kindness.

 

2017 Event News

 

Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians Nears Housing Goal at Annual Event
Boca Grande Hope For Haitians has stepped up its home building mission in Haiti with Food For The Poor by funding one of its most ambitious home building projects since it began working through the charity in 2009.

Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians Nears Housing Goal at Annual Event
Boca Grande Hope For Haitians came close to its goal of 50 homes during last week's event, but is still fundraising. When matched, the 50 will double to100 new homes, which will meet the Boca Grande Hope For Haitians' overall goal of 130 homes for families in Haiti.

Boca Grande Committee Receives a Colorful Gift to Help Families in Haiti
There's a story behind every work of art and one of the art pieces by well-known Haitian painter Fritz Rock, up for auction at this year's Boca Grande event, tells the tale of generosity and hope.

A Year of Milestones, Fulfilments and New Commitments: Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians is Expanding its Reach
Fundraising for 50 new homes for Haiti will continue with the Boca Grande Hope For Haitians annual cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception at the Gasparilla Inn Beach Club in Boca Grande, Fla., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

A Year of Milestones, Fulfilments and New Commitments: Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians is Expanding its Reach
For seven years, the Boca Grande Hope For Haitians Committee has been transforming the lives of hundreds by building six villages through Food For The Poor.

 

2016 Event News

 



Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians Reaches Fundraising Goal for Sixth Village
The Boca Grande Hope For Haitians committee is happy to announce that they have reached their fundraising goal of 27 homes to complete Friendship Village VI, in Gressier, Haiti.



200 Have Homes, Thanks to the Boca Grande Haiti Project - bocabeacon.com
"Most people know by now about the Boca Grande Haiti project that has been taking place for the last seven years."



Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians Six Homes Away from 27-Home Goal
With the start of the 2016 hurricane season less than two months away, Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians Committee is on a mission to complete its fundraising goal for Friendship Village VI, in Gressier, Haiti.



Boca Grande’s Hope For Haitians is Making a Difference in Haiti
On Tuesday, Feb. 16, Ben Scott addressed Boca Grande Committee members and nearly 100 guests at the historic Gasparilla Inn Beach Club in Boca Grande, Fla., for their annual fundraising event.



Boca Grande Hope For Haitians Reception (Facebook Photos)
Nearly 100 people attended the Boca Grande Hope For Haitians reception on Feb. 16, 2016 at the Gasparilla Inn Beach Club in Boca Grande, Fla.



Goal Exceeded, Boca Grande Group Moves on to Next Project in Haiti
Still celebrating the success of the last Boca Grande fundraiser, Food For The Poor donor Ben Scott is preparing for his next trip to Haiti and another event on Feb. 16, 2016, that will build even more homes in a destitute area called Gressier.

2015 Event News

 



Boca Grande Committee Prepares for an Evening of Fun and Philanthropy
The Boca Grande Hope for Haitians Committee will celebrate the completion of its fourth Friendship Village in Pon Batay, Haiti, and also will reveal plans for its fifth village in Gressier, Haiti, during its annual fundraiser in Boca Grande, Fla., on Feb. 25.



Hope for Haitians Committee Invites all to Celebration - bocabeacon.com
"We can’t stop helping now. There are still thousands of Haitians living in tents because of the earthquake in 2010."



Boca Grande Committee Sets Its Sights on New Area to Help
The Boca Grande Hope for Haitians Committee began working through the international relief and development organization, Food For The Poor, in 2009, and has built villages for families in Pierre Payen, Michaud, and Manneville, Haiti.

2014 Event News

 



Boca Grande Committee Remains Committed to Helping Poor in Haiti
A joyful noise is slowly drowning out the sounds of despair that once hovered over the small town of Manneville, Haiti. Located near Thomazeau, in the community of Croix-des-Bouquets.



Boca Grande Brings More Blessings to Haiti
The community of Manneville in Haiti is only about 860 miles from Boca Grande, Fla., but it is a world away. Boca Grande is a tranquil paradise that regularly appears on ‘best places to live/visit in Florida’ lists. Meanwhile Manneville (up until recently), was a barren village filled with crumbling mud huts and stark poverty. But things are starting to change in Manneville.