Published On: Thu, Oct 11th, 2018

Everyone Has A Story to be Presented at The Wick Theatre Tuesday October 23rd.

By: Robert S Weinroth

HOME (Homeless Outreach Mentoring and Education) is proud to announce a very special fundraising and awareness building event, Everyone Has A Story, taking place at the Wick Theatre on Tuesday October 23, 2018 at 6PM.

The evening will feature inspiring performances by local musical theatre stars, light bites and uplifting messages about HOME’s programs, which empower disenfranchised individuals and families in Boca Raton to regain their self-confidence and become self-sufficient members of society.

“While Boca Raton has an affluent image, the reality is that our city has a growing number of homeless individuals and families who are in need of outreach,” said Neil Koppel, President of the HOME Board and CEO of Renaissance Diamonds.

“The homeless sector here has not yet reached the crisis level, compared to other local cities, however, it is clearly increasing. HOME was founded by a community of concerned and caring citizens, who are taking a proactive approach, providing weekly outreach services and resources.”

Over the past year, HOME has conducted official intakes on 100’s homeless adults and has provided services including hot meals, showers & toiletries, clothing, health referrals, social service application assistance, job-readiness, employment placement and housing assistance.

“Everyone Has A Story will be a very important event for our community to attend,” continued Koppel. “Throughout this original theater program, we will demonstrate how proper support can help transform the lives of people who have fallen on hard times. Our inspiring success stories remind us how easily misfortune can enter our lives, but with support and compassion each person can regain their sense of worth and begin anew.”

The Wick Theatre’s original stage creation, “Everyone Has A Story”, depicts the homeless plight, their challenges and ultimately, their hopes and dreams.

HOME is inviting sponsors to help support their grassroots campaign and see what real differences HOME is making in the community and is already promised matching funds for the first $50,000 raised.

To get your tickets, please go to:

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 26 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman and former member of the City Council where he served for four years. Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. Weinroth, who is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts and New Jersey, served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services INC (FREEDOMED®), an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth was elected president of two homeowners associations (Boca Falls HOA and Briarcliff at Woodfield Country Club HOA) and has served as a Board member of the Bay Winds HOA. He was also appointed to serve on the Safety & Security Committee at Woodfield Country Club HOA, its finance committee and the Club by-laws, long-range planning and finance committees. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15 th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. Weinroth has also served on the boards of two synagogues, most recently B’nai Torah Congregation where he served as Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and Chair of the Budget & Finance Committee. He was elected to the School Advisory Councils for Waters Edge Elementary and Olympic Heights High School and the Donna Klein Jewish Academy board. In 2014 Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council where he served as CRA Vice- chair and Deputy Mayor during his tenure. He was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach transportation Planning Authority, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities.

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