Miami Rescue Mission
For the Miami Rescue Mission, summer is the season of giving during Christmas in July.
No birthday goes forgotten for the homeless in South Florida.
Wynwood is a cacophony of color, art galleries, sidewalk cafes, tourist buses rolling through. The area north of Downtown Miami just a few years ago was a blighted, crime ridden poverty pit, but it is evolving as a must-see location for visitors in Miami.
Tourists traded the usual flip flops and bathing suits on South Beach for sweaters and scarves Thursday.
With South Florida temperatures forecasted to drop even further Thursday night, shelters are ready and open, expecting more people than usual.
For those who are less fortunate, the holidays can be a tough time. But thousands of South Floridians, thanks to hundreds of volunteers and the Miami Rescue Mission, were served at a special event held Christmas Eve.
It was a celebration to give thanks and give back on Thursday.
Miami Heat players did more than dish out baskets on Monday. The organization hosted its 23rd Annual Heat Thanksgiving Celebration that assisted underprivileged families.
Thousands of Miami’s poorest have been fed over Easter weekend.
Miami-Dade County fair-goers got a taste of the world’s largest hot dog on Friday.