Broward Outreach Center to host 'Thanksgiving on Good Friday' block party for homeless

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On Good Friday, April 14, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold the annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal, volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy and Barry University Podiatry Students will provide foot care in remembrance of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples.

Six-hundred volunteers will provide more than 3,000 Thanksgiving meals at the three South Florida locations.  Those in attendance will be treated to haircuts, great entertainment, and special gifts.  More than 400 Easter Baskets will be given to children in our centers and those in attendance.

City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado will present a Proclamation in honor of the Mission’s 95 years of serving the homeless in Miami. Mayor/District 8 Commissioner Barbara Sharief will be a special guest at the Hollywood location and Scott Evans Productions will be providing the music.

“It’s a privilege to provide meals and assistance to the neediest members of our community,”Rev. Ronald Brummitt, said President of the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers. “We want homeless and at-risk families to know they are loved and that we are here to help.  Through our Good Friday Outreach, many hurting people are shown that they are not forgotten and people really do care. Many homeless will decide to come off the streets and enter one of our life-changing programs. We couldn’t do all that we do without our amazing donors, supporters and volunteers.  A special blessing to each of them.”

Broward Outreach Center is located at 2056 Scott St, Hollywood, FL 33020. For more information, call (954) 926-7417. 

Author: Amanda Jones
Author: Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones specializes in social media marketing. She holds a Master's degree in Social Media Management from the University of Florida and a Social Media Professional Certificate from the University of Miami.


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