Greila Javier and Alexis Benavides Jorge need help to provide special glasses for their two sons, who suffer from extreme light sensitivity. Their Wishbook list also includes a sofa, mattress, car seat and toys.
From getting involved in politics, to helping Alzheimer’s patients connect through music to running up 14 flights of stairs to deliver goods to the elderly after Irma, millennials are doing good in the community.
Judith Joseph’s annual toy giveaway used to be focused on kids in Little Haiti. Now her Catwalk for Charity has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help educate children in Haiti through PRODEV.
Friends of the Everglades, started by the fierce environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, advocates for the Everglades, and isn’t afraid to go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to fight polluters.
They are a vulnerable population: survivors of domestic abuse and human trafficking.. There are many groups that can help them, from county agencies to nonprofits to startups using social media to recruit help.
Fit Kids provides after-school care and summer camp for more than 250 children in Miami-Dade’s Westchester area. The Children’s Trust, which helps fund the programs, named it Program of the Year for 2018.
“Motor Soccer” is not the official name of the clinics run by Antonio Paz. They are open to all kids and adults with disabilities, and there is no fee. The next clinics will be held on four consecutive Saturdays at Pinecrest Gardens
Habitat for Humanity started its Habitat Hammers Back program during the busy 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The program helps rebuild homes that were almost destroyed by the storms, including Hurricane Irma.