Facing the Needs of Our Community

$3,760 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 47 people in 66 months
Nadine McCrea
for Community Enhancement Collaboration Inc
 Pembroke Pines, FL
Community Enhancement Collaboration, Inc., (“CEC”) a non-profit organization located in the Washington Park neighborhood of Hollywood, FL, invites the caring public to join CEC in celebrating the unveiling of the organization’s new van and website   

Special fundraising event scheduled to be held at 5:30pm on June 2, 2016 at the Washington Park Service Center, 5648 Wiley Street, Hollywood, Florida 33023.
The theme for this special fundraising event is “CEC . . . Facing the Needs of Our Community.” Please make plans now to be with CEC for this special event. The organization’s goal is to raise $50,000 to help fund its ongoing weekly and annual community programs. CEC has no paid employees, so by supporting CEC, 100% of your donations go toward directly serving families in need in our community.

Supporters who attend the event will be served food, while listening to the testimonies of those who receive support from CEC talk about their goals and what role CEC plays in assisting them in their lives. Future projects that CEC is looking toward will also be presented.

The event is open to the entire community and food, as always with CEC, is complimentary. Through this event, CEC seeks to build and strengthen CEC’s relationships with individuals, businesses and other service organizations who make efforts to help make a difference in the community and to extend an opportunity to more partners who wish to become a part of CEC’s “Envelope Pledge Wall program.”

“We are thrilled to have the support of partners such as Josh Levy of Hollywood Kia, Bruno Dede of Metro Signs, Aron Lewis, Owner of FabTech, LLC., and Alon Barzakay, Esq. of the Barzakay Law Firm. After taking a tour of CEC’s operation and observing our hard work, these partners suggested to us that CEC could build greater community awareness of our work if our work van were repainted and reintroduced with graphics that would share CEC’s story with the public,” says founder and president, Nadine McCrea. “Their passion and dedication to help us improve the outreach of our small, grassroots organization is a blessing! They gave us marketing ideas and also inspired us to redesign our website www.cecwashpark.org with a new “donations” feature that enables our community partners to more easily support our mission on an ongoing basis.”

CEC’s primary program is its “Client Choice Food Program” which serves donated groceries and produce to more than 9,600 families each year. The Client Choice Food Program food pantry is open Wednesdays and Fridays. With donations from Feeding South Florida, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the City of Hollywood, Hollywood Minuteman Press, Hollywood Women’s Club, CAMP Community Association Management Professionals and local grocers like Winn-Dixie and Publix, CEC volunteers sort through the items and create a free supermarket atmosphere for clients. Last year CEC’s Client Choice Food Program distributed more than 258,000 pounds of food to people in need, right here in our own community!

CEC appreciates the support of all its partners over the many years since CEC’s establishment, with special thanks to those who donated the funds which enabled us to purchase and renew our van and our website: Andre McAden, Alon Barzakay, Aron Lewis, FabTech, LLC., Barbara Hayes, Bruno Dede, Catherine Evanoff, David & Patty Wilock*, Erwin A. Ramos, EZPAWN Florida*, Hollywood Kia*, Isabel Wise, Janet Krop, Jennifer Davis, Johnny Stewart, Josh Levy*, Marika Guyton, MaryAnn Loos, Mayor Peter Bober*, Metro Signs, Michael Marsicano*, Nadine McCrea, Peter Hernandez, Govea Trucking, Inc.*, Richard Davis, Financial Services*Sandra Coleman*, Shelly DeMarco*, Shelly Loos*, Value Pawn & Jewelry*.

CEC is a non-profit organization that provides job training, a client choice food pantry, Friday Produces Day, clothing/food drive, referrals, bike to work, back to school supplies, child car seats, Adopt-a-House, Community Health Fair, scholarship programs, educational workshops, job placement assistance, crime watch, toy drive, youth program, volunteer & partner awards, computer training, youth/seniors training and employment placement services for volunteers, Thanksgiving luncheon, Holiday Food & Meat Distribution, Christmas toy giveaways, a “Spin the Community Wheel Game”, to teach about the various resources in the community.

For more information about the CEC please visit our website  visit us at 5648 Wiley Street Hollywood, Florida.
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CEC appreciates the support of all its partners over the many years since CEC’s establishment, with special thanks to those who donated the funds which enabled us to purchase and renew our van and our website:

Andre McAden, Alon Barzakay, Aron Lewis, FabTech, LLC., Barbara Hayes, Bruno Dede, Catherine Evanoff, David & Patty Wilock*, Erwin A. Ramos, EZPAWN Florida*, Hollywood Kia*, Isabel Wise, Janet Krop, Jennifer Davis, Johnny Stewart, Josh Levy*, Marika Guyton, MaryAnn Loos, Mayor Peter Bober*, Metro Signs, Michael Marsicano*, Nadine McCrea, Peter Hernandez, Govea Trucking, Inc.*, Richard Davis, Financial Services*Sandra Coleman*, Shelly DeMarco*, Shelly Loos*, Value Pawn & Jewelry*.
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Unveiling Ceremony of the CEC Van & Fundraising
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community Enhancement Collaboration, Inc.
Washington Park Service Center
5648 Wiley Street, Hollywood, Florida 33023 (Corner of 57th Ave/Wiley Street)

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Thank you Community Partners for your Toy Donations
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CEC has over 20,000 people participate annually in our programs and events. We have taken on additional clients from other pantries that have closed down. Many of our clients tell us that they prefer to come to us because our format allows them to choose their food items, due to some health reasons. As a result our clients move through the pantry selecting items that they want in a similar fashion to a grocery store. Client Choice pantries help to reduce the waste of emergency food and empower our clients to make healthy choices for themselves while shopping with dignity for their families.
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Help so many children
A smile on a child face is priceless
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$3,760 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 47 people in 66 months
Created May 30, 2013
Funds raised will benefit:
Community Enhancement Collaboration Inc
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Hollywood, FL
EIN: 743116992
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Ruby Franklin
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A great community service center. A great service to fund to help the community. Pastor Franklin

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Nadine McCrea
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Thank You, All for Your Financial Support! Times are definitely tough and the going got rough, especially with funds for our programs. It’s not easy to find help and assistance, especially with monetary concerns. We have not forgotten the goodness of your heart and hands. May you be blessed with all the graces you so deserved. Please give and share. CEC needs you!

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