Carol A. Ray (CEO and President) founded Gateway Community Outreach (GCO) in April 1995, over 21 years ago, and continues to forge ahead in addressing the needs of the hungry and homelessness in the community.
GCO is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation.
To safeguard and protect our most vulnerable community members by providing food, housing assistance, referrals and intensive case management to those in need of emergency aid.
Problems We Solve
We offer compassion and hope during times of personal crisis treating those in need with dignity and respect.
We feed the hungry, prevent homelessness and help clients reach self-sufficiency.
How We Help
We assist over 30,854 clients each year with a staff of 4 and nearly 300 volunteers, through our 8 satellite locations and provide food and emergency assistance to prevent homeless through the utilization of our EFSP and Foundation grants.
Our success is contributed to the utilization of our case management system, consisting of a 90-day plan to connect clients with services and referrals (i.e.) food, bus passes, baby needs, gift cards for clothing, rent/mortgage and water bill assistance.
Where We Serve
Communities in in South Florida
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Gateway Community Outreach is a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit recognized by the IRS.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. 800-435-7352 http://www.freshfromflorida.com/
Gateway Community Outreach Inc. 291 S.E. 1st Terrace Deerfield Beach, FL 33441