Boca Raton, Florida – Boca Helping hand (BHH) will host the 16th Annual MONOPOLY® Event & Casino Party on Saturday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, 2425 West Maya Palm Drive, Boca Raton. The chair of the event is Rochelle LeCavalier, executive director of luxury sales at Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Guests will compete for the Boca Helping Hands title of MONOPOLY® Gaming Champion, and the evening will include hors d’oeuvres and dinner, a live silent auction by auctioneer Neil Saffer, casino games and a DJ.
Boca Helping Hands Chairman of the Board, Gary Peters, who is a two-time National MONOPOLY® Champion, will serve as the MONOPOLY® Tournament Facilitator. “This event is so fun and unique,” Peters said. “Think about how you loved Monopoly as a kid. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the game again.”
Proceeds from the event will help 27,000 people in the South Florida community through BHH’s various programs including hunger relief, job training, healthcare, emergency financial assistance, child care and weekend meals for school children in Palm Beach County. Event sponsors include JM Family Enterprises, Gary Peters Family Foundation, Tandy and Joe Robinson, Rochelle LeCavalier, and Peter and Susan Brockway.
Tickets start at $250 and are available for purchase at BocaHelpingHands.org/MONOPOLY. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Karen Swedenborg, Development Manager, at 561-417-0913 ext. 202 or [email protected].
About Boca Helping Hands
Boca Helping Hands (BHH) is a non-profit, community-based organization that provides food, medical, and financial assistance to meet basic human needs, as well as education, job training, and counseling to create self-sufficiency. Through its various programs, BHH helps more than 27,000 people each year.
In 2021, BHH distributed more than 70,000 pantry bags from five Palm Beach County locations and served nearly 80,000 hot meals. The organization expands access to affordable medical, dental and behavioral care through its partnerships with Genesis Community Health (serving clients at clinics in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach) and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Community Based Clinics from Florida Atlantic University (serving residents of West Palm Beach). Additionally, BHH sends meals home on weekends with food-insecure elementary school students through the BHH Backpacks program and helps working families cope with the rising cost of child care. children through the Child Assistance Program (CAP).
With a greater emphasis on client empowerment, BHH awards scholarships to qualified candidates to attend accredited vocational training courses that prepare them for careers in healthcare, information technology, construction and transport. BHH also offers free English as a Second Language (ESOL) classes, nutrition classes, and other life skills. In addition, staff and volunteer mentors advise the unemployed and underemployed on basic workplace skills and help them polish their resumes and seek employment.
Boca Helping Hands is an agency partner of The Town of Palm Beach United Way. Since 1945, the City of Palm Beach United Way has been committed to improving lives and building strong communities throughout Palm Beach County by focusing on programs and priorities that promote education, health and financial stability.
Charity Navigator named Boca Helping Hands a four-star charity for the 15th consecutive year in June 2021. Boca Helping Hands is located at 1500 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton, FL 33432. For more information, please visit BocaHelpingHands.org.