Gateway Community Outreach
Carol A. Ray (CEO and President) founded Gateway Community Outreach (GCO) in April 1995, over 24 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 intensive case management, food, housing assistance, referrals 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 57,965 clients each year with a staff of 4 and over 350 volunteers. Through 8 satellite locations we provide food and emergency assistance to prevent homeless through the utilization of our Federal EFSP and Foundation grants.
Our successful program utilizes a case management system, consisting of a 90-day plan to connect clients with services and referrals (e.g.) food, baby needs, gift cards for clothing, rent/mortgage and water bill assistance.
Where We Serve
Communities in Broward and Palm Beach counties of South Florida
How do you solve the problem? Become a part of the solution!
Your tax-deductible contributions will have a tangible and meaningful impact in our community. Because Gateway Community Outreach responds to the specific needs of our families, our programs are both efficient and cost-effective. We also keep our administrative costs low so more of your donated dollars reach the families and individuals we serve.