Rotary Social Samaritans Club Raises $1250 at Rosie’s Event

April 27th, 2022

We’re so grateful to the Rotary Social Samaritans Club who coordinated with Rosie’s to hold a happy hour fundraiser benefitting Poverello. The event space was packed with several parties having to sit within other parts of the Bar. The club is also writing a grant to double the night’s donation and coordinate a Pop Up […]

4 Ways to Improve Mental Health with Food

August 9th, 2021

You’ve probably heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” Although you won’t turn into the candy bar you ate yesterday, research suggests there is some truth behind this saying. The food we eat throughout the day has a significant impact on many areas of our lives. The truth is the food we eat affects our physical health […]

4 Steps to Prevent Food Poisoning for People with HIV/AIDS

May 10th, 2021

Selecting, handling, preparing, and storing food to prevent foodborne disease or food poisoning is what food safety is all about. Everyone should practice food safety measures to prevent illness caused by harmful germs present in contaminated food or water. People with a weakened immune response such as people receiving certain treatments for cancer, immune deficiency […]

2021 Client Survey Available

March 11th, 2021

Each year the Poverello Center polls it’s clients to guage how we’re doing with our service provision. This year, as unprecedented as it is is no different in that we want to hear from our clients on how we’re doing. Click the link to take you to the survey and complete it:

Winn-Dixie Downtown Fort Lauderdale offers Community Bag Support to Poverello

February 26th, 2021

Throughout the month of March, Winn-Dixie at VICTORIA PARK SHOPPES, 680 N Federal Hwy, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, 33304 has selected Poverello as the beneficiary of their Community Bag Program. Each time you stop by the service desk to pick up and purchase a Community Bag in March, Poverello gets $1 and the environment wins by […]

Uncle Al’s Passing, Great Loss for Poverello and Our Volunteer Community

February 22nd, 2021

In light of Uncle Al’s passing, we would like to honor his memory through reprinting this March 2018 article written by another Poverello volunteer James Stoop: In the clothing sorting area at the Poverello Thrift Store, “Uncle Al” has become a regular fixture, volunteering his time four mornings a week for well over a year […]

Palm Beach County Community Services Awards Ryan White Part A Funding to Poverello

February 9th, 2021

February 9, 2021 – Palm Beach County, Florida The Palm Beach County Community Services Department’s Ryan White Part A procurement process has awarded Food Bank Services funding to The Poverello Center, Inc. for the first time. In the application for funding, the Poverello Center requested funding to provide a variety of food and food voucher […]

SFAAA Softball League Digs Deep for Annual Support of Poverello Mission

December 31st, 2020

December 30, 2020 Wilton Manors, FL – Rob Gallagher, Vice Commissioner SFAAA Softball League and team members presented Poverello with a check today for support of our food programming. The League has donated annually, but this year was different. With no final fundraising series, the league was still able to muster a donation, through the […]

COVID19 Vaccine Available for Those Over 65

December 30th, 2020

Broward County has begun vaccinating people over 65 years of age, the next group prioritized in Florida to receive the vaccine. Navigate to for locations and appointments.

Target Partners with Poverello in Target Circle

October 2nd, 2020

October 1 – December 31, 2020 Poverello has partnered with Target Circle as one of their NonProfit Partners. This means each time you make a a Target Run throughout South Florida, you can save through Target Circle and then vote for Poverello as the Non-Profit you’d like Target Giving to be directed toward. Vote after […]