AIDS United and the Southern HIV Impact Fund awarded The Poverello Center $10,000 today to help cover the costs of program participant food in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma losses. “We’re so grateful to have organizations with the National reach and reputation that these groups have helping to feed our most vulnerable people with HIV […]
Eligibility UPDATE: September 1, 2017 Greetings to our Ryan White Food Pantry Clients, The purpose of this notice is to keep our clients aware of eligibility changes to Food Bank service category. Over the years eligibility for Food Bank has changed a lot, this is due to funding and not reflected on need. We add […]
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and “Bill’s Kitchen” (BK) headquartered in San Juan. Sandy Torres continues to serve as their executive director. BK, founded in 1993, is focused on providing home delivered nutrition and other crucial services to persons living with HIV/AIDS. Currently, the organization provides for about 800 persons annually through 3 locations on […]
The Poverello Center resumes regular hours tomorrow except for the Live well center which will remain closed. Limited services will be available for our food pantry participants including gift cards and limited availability of items. Thrift store returns to our regular hours. Unfortunately our air conditioning is not currently working. Please bare with us until […]
The Poverello Center, Inc. Remains without power. Until we can reestablish electricity for coolers and freezers, the food pantry, thrift store and live well center will remain closed. Please check back here to see when we will reopen.
Please note that due to the presence of Hurricane Irma, the Transgender Medical Conference scheduled for next week at the Riverside Hotel has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date.
PREPARE For HURRICANE IRMA and TROPICAL STORM JOSE ATTENTION Program Participants: All clients are encouraged to pick up food this week if needed, even if this is not your week to pick up. PICK UP YOUR MEDS! To be directed to nearest shelter (not open yet) call 311 For latest Broward Emergency info on Facebook […]
Poverello Announces $20,000 from Publix Super Markets Charities for Feeding Children of People with HIV/AIDSAugust 29th, 2017
With nearly 3000 people fed each year by our efforts, it’s not surprising some children are served by their parents the food we provide. What’s surprising is that no one has funded food for the children our participants care for, until now. Publix Super Markets Charities has funded our request for the provision of dependent […]
The Priority Setting and Resource Allocation (PSRA) Committee of the Broward County HIV Health Services Council met at Government Center Room A-337 to discuss Food Pantry services, eligibility and cost containment on August 17, 2017. The County reported that without action, the Food Pantry category that includes the food box and food voucher would be […]
Thanks to our amazing volunteers who prepare the food pantry every day for our participants to enjoy selecting their groceries.