On October 28, 2017, Gateway Community Outreach Founder, President & CEO, Carol Ray was recognized for her efforts in guiding Gateway Community Outreach and serving those in the community who are suffering for over 22 years.
She received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award during the Broward National Recovery Month ceremony. In her acceptance speech she said, “It is an honor to be presented with this Lifetime Achievement Award.” She added that “Share your testimony, Share your recovery and Share your victory. We all are recovering from something.”
Best Charity Gateway Community Outreach 291 S.E. 1st Terrace, Deerfield Beach 954-725-8434 GCOFlorida.org Gateway Community Outreach helps address the needs of the hungry and homeless-ness in the community. The Gateway mission is to safeguard and protect our most vulner-able community members by providing food, housing assistance, referrals and intensive case management to those in need of emergency aid. Their goal is to feed the hungry, prevent home-lessness and help clients reach self-sufficiency. They assist over 30,854 clients each year with a staff of 4 and nearly 300 volunteers. Through 8 satellite locations Gateway provides food and emergency assistance to prevent homeless through the utilization of our Federal EFSP and Foundation grants. Their successful program utilizes a case management system, consisting of a 90-day plan to connect clients with services and refer-rals (e.g.) food, bus passes, baby needs, gift cards for clothing, rent/mortgage and water bill assistance.
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