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            Woodfield Hunt & C.C., Fieldbrook Estates, Boca Grove, Polo Club, Newport Bay Club, Seasons of Boca

        VOL. 21 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2021

       Boca Teen Twins Collect 3,000 Pounds Of Cereal

       For Boca Helping Hands

         Cereal4All, which runs an annual cereal drive organized by twin brothers Jett and Luke
      Justin, collected nearly 3,000 pounds of cereal from March through May 2021 and donated
      it to Boca Helping Hands (BHH). This donation means that Boca Helping Hands will be able
      to provide clients with about 18,380 bowls of cereal. The Justins, 13-year-old twin brothers
      and Boca Raton residents, attend Don Estridge Middle School.
         Breakfast food is one of the least-donated items to food banks across the country. That
      means not all kids and families have daily access to breakfast in their home. Like most kids,
      cereal is one of Jett and Luke Justin’s favorite foods.
         Participants in the drive included Kindness Matters 365, Verde Elementary, Sunrise Park
      Elementary, Grandview Preparatory School, FAU Community Service Club, Plastridge
      Insurance, St. Joan of Arc and Del Prado Elementary School.
         After volunteering at Boca Helping Hands with their parents, Jett and Luke organized

       Boca Teen Twins on page 4
       New Warehouse Enables Boca Helping Hands

       To Double Ability To Feed Local Residents In Need

          Boca Helping Hands just                                                                                             Left to right: Paul Santos; Boca
       opened its new 4,437-square-                                                                                           Helping Hands Executive Director
       foot food storage warehouse                                                                                            Greg Hazle; Vice Commissioner
       at  1599  N.W.  First  Court                                                                                           Robert Weinroth; CEO of Boca
       in Boca Raton, enabling                                                                                                Chamber Troy McLellan; Boca
       the organization to double                                                                                             Helping Hands Board President
       its capacity to feed the                                                                                               Gary Peters; Councilmember
       community over the next 10                                                                                             Yvette Drucker; Barry Goldberg
       years. Until now, due to lack                                                                                          (Goldberg Family Foundation
       of storage space, overflow                                                                                             –  Funder);  Boca  Raton  City
       perishable food was stored in                                                                                          Councilmember Monica Mayotte;
       refrigerated trucks that needed                                                                                        Liz Cabral (United Way of Palm
       to run overnight and then the                                                                                          Beach County – Funder); Kathy
       food had to be distributed the                                                                                         Adkins (president of Impact
       next day, limiting the number                                                                                          100 – Funder); and Boca Raton
       of people that it could feed.                                                                                          Councilmember Andy Thomson
       Coco Gauff Partners With Microsoft To Provide New

       Technology To Achievement Centers For Children And Families

         As a professional tennis player and full-time remote student, Coco Gauff saw firsthand      Due to COVID-19
      the ways that technology could benefit education. While completing classes alongside her   limitations, Coco used
      rigorous training schedule, she was inspired to provide some of the same tools to students   Microsoft teams to
      in Delray Beach, where she and her parents grew up. “This community has given me a lot,   surprise the kids from
      so it’s definitely important to give back,” she says.                       ACCF with a special
         Teaming up with Microsoft, Coco is helping to refresh the main computer lab and build   event. During the
      two additional labs in Palm Beach County’s Achievement Centers for Children and Families   event, Coco  helped
      (ACCF) with the donation of new devices – ensuring that their students will have updated   students complete the
      technology available to pursue their own dreams.                            new Space Jam:  A
                                                                                  New Legacy coding
                                                                                  workshop, where they
                                                                                  learned about game
                                                                                  design. The kids were
                                                                                  also able to ask Coco
                                                                                  questions to learn more
                                                                                  about the rising star
                                                                                  from their community, including how she became a professional tennis player and what
                                                                                  her favorite subject is in school.

                                                                                  Coco Gauff Partners With Microsoft on page 2
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