We need help!!!!

February 7th, 2018

We will need 5 volunteers on Friday 02/09/2018 – from 10 am -5 pm. Their duties will be helping to decorate, clean and setup building for exhibit. If they can report here. We can travel as a group (address is on image enclosed). . Saturday 02/10/2018. We will need 10 volunteers 5 Volunteers – From […]


January 10th, 2018

We need 30-35 volunteers on Friday, Feb. 23th 2018 to collect a large food donation at the Merchandise Mart in Miami. Lunch will be served at Poverello starting at 11:00 am. If you can drive and take passengers with you, please let us know. Transportation available. If you are available please email, call or visit our facilities: volunteer@poverello.org or call […]


January 2nd, 2018

      When Professor Precious Skinner-Osei brought 17 students from one of her Social Work classes to Poverello for the first time, she didn’t realize how impactful the experience would be for everyone involved. A firm believer in combining the study of social work in the classroom with work in the field, Professor Skinner-Osei now exposes […]

Eat Well Center Changes Coming Soon!

December 27th, 2017

Eat Well Center Changes Coming Soon! 1. Bring your reusable bag to pack your own groceries and get an extra item starting January 1, 2018 (17 instead of 16 Pantry items) 2. Also starting January 1st, when you come into pick up your groceries, you’ll make an appointment for the next pick up. Appointments will […]


December 15th, 2017

For the past 12 years, Barb and John Stahura have been devoting a lot of their time to Poverello, and it appears there’s no end in sight for these two dedicated volunteers. They’ve devoted so much of their time, in fact, that they were nominated by Poverello in 2014 for the “Volunteer of the Year” […]

Arianna’s Center Collaboration Continues with Poverello

December 8th, 2017

For six months now, The Poverello Center has rented space to Arianna’s Center which provides mental health screenings according to WPATH care standards. Today, we solidified our collaboration for another six months, agreeing to work together on expanding services, interventions and continuing our rental agreement. Arianna’s center also provided Poverello with a donation check toward […]

Campbell Foundation “Holiday Hug” a Tradition of Support

December 7th, 2017

For 30 years, the Campbell Foundation has provided The Poverello Center, Inc. with a “Holiday Hug.” Their $5,000 donation this holiday season brings their total donations to the center over the years to $75,000. CEO of the Poverello Center, Inc. Tom Pietrogallo, presented Bill Venuti, Trustee & Ken Rapkin, Executive Director of the Campbell foundation with […]

AdPOP and SFGN Recognize “I Voted” Sale Advertisement

December 6th, 2017

Poverello staff received “Pride in Online and Print LGBT Regional Media Advertising Award” today for its “I Voted” ad campaign that ran in South Florida Gay News (SFGN) during the 2016 presidential election. Readers were informed they’d receive 30% off if they brandished their “I voted” sticker at our thrift store register.

Poverello Welcomes Two New Board Members

December 5th, 2017

Jason Brown Since moving to South Florida in 2012, Jason Brown has been a recruiting consultant for a wide variety of industries, with clients ranging from start-ups to multi-billion dollar corporations. Previously, Jason was in charge of executive recruiting research at the Fortune 1000 retailer Urban Outfitters, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia. Earlier, he held a […]

Thankful for Your Support

November 23rd, 2017

Today was our first ever Thanksgiving meal as an organization. With love and determination, the following volunteers showed up and worked to make a beautiful thanksgiving meal experience for our program participants: Vernel Pamphile, Donald Aitchison, Bianca Tringali, Franklin Hillblom, David Shamer, Reid Paez, Steve Newman, John McKay, Dawn Freud, Roberto Allica, Aida Colon, Fermin […]

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