Published On: Fri, Jul 28th, 2017

Boca Helping Hands says Farewell to Executive Director

By: Bryanna Basilio

Since 1998, Boca Helping Hands has made it their initiative to provide Boca Raton with food, medical and financial assistance, to meet basic human needs as well as education, job training and guidance to create self-sufficiency. Jim Gavrilos, the Boca Helping Hands’ Executive Director, has been a passionate leader for the last seven years. During his tenure, he has played a key role in the charity.

“Boca Helping Hands has enjoyed exceptional growth in developing various resources for our community, a growth that has provided a solid foundation,” stated Gary Peters, President of Boca Helping Hands. “Please join me in wishing me him much success in his next position.”

Gavrilos will be taking the position of President and CEO of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. Gavrilos’ last day with Boca Helping Hands will be Friday, August 4th.

Boca Helping Hands has been faithfully serving the local community for over 19 years and with continued support and financial generosity, the charity will continue to help and bring hope to those who need it the most for years to come. The charity is supported by individuals, corporations, foundations, schools and over 300 dedicated volunteers.

Boca Helping Hands is a Four Star Charity (highest rating), for the 11th consecutive year. In 2016, Boca Helping Hands was named one of only 58 charities out of 8,359 to earn a perfect score of 100 by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities.

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