Hi everyone. I am so excited to share with you, an opportunity for you to change the course of a young person's life. This organization is very close to my heart and has a four star rating on Charity Navigator. Please consider making a donation!
The best part? Your donation will be MATCHED dollar for dollar!
Donate now through June 30, 2013 and your contribution will be doubled for any NEW or UPGRADED donations! This generous and limited time match of up to $50,000 is made possible by Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant, both long-time supporters of HANDY, giving us the opportunity to raise $100,000!
We have already raised $35,000 of the $50,000 needed for this match. I am asking you for your help to reach our goal!
HANDY Board Member
HANDY’s mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults.
HANDY annually serves more than 1,300 at-risk children who participate in comprehensive programs that focus on education, youth development, and economic self-sufficiency.
BY THE NUMBERS...
Lives are changed | 97% youth moved to the next grade and improve
academically | 95% of youth graduated high school and 100% of them enrolled in college/technical school.
Lives are saved | 94% of the youth did not engage in criminal activities.
Dreams come true | 68% of college students graduate as compared to 3% nationally for same population of youth.
Who are HANDY's Board of Directors???
HANDY is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors representing corporate, professional, and community-based organizations. Individual members are selected for their leadership abilities, talent, experience, and dedication.
HANDY's 2012/2013 Board of Directors
Chair: Lucy Weber, Realtor, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st
Vice Chair: Barbara Burnette, Entrepreneur
Treasurer: Susan Smith, Marcum LLP
Secretary: Nicole Jackson-Akers, Indian Creek Country Club
Marcelle Abell-Rosen, MD, MPH Diplomate, Internal Medicine
Elaine Appel, Guardian ad Litem
Eric Coffman, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Sean Coyle, Esq., AkermanSenterfitt
Suzanne M. Driscoll, Shutts& Bowen, LLP
Hillary Fox, Broward College
Nicole Jackson-Akers, Indian Creek Country Club
Kathryn Krause MN, ARNP Guardian ad Litem, Community Volunteer
Judge Phyllis Kotey, FIU College of Law
Marsha Levy, Guardian ad Litem, Community Volunteer
Ian Lis, Esq., Tripp Scott
Chad Moss, Moss & Associates
Raul Vega, CEO Auxis