Scholarship recipients were honored at the moss 2020 perseverance awards virtual ceremony held on monday, january 11, 2021
Scholarships and iPads were awarded virtually by Moss Foundation to HANDY’s Top 10 Students
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth) received a donation of $30,000 from the Moss Foundation that was distributed to at promise youth who were honored at the Moss 2020 Perseverance Awards virtual ceremony held on Monday, January 11, 2021. Scholarships were awarded to ten top performing HANDY youth, along with an iPad, in honor of their commitment to success.
The HANDY Youth selected for this scholarship are dedicated high school and college students who have overcome immense obstacles in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scholarships will assist each youth with additional needs in school, at home and in their day-to-day lives.
“We have seen remarkable acts of survival and triumph in the face of immeasurable odds and our youth have overcome obstacles this year that would have made the bravest amongst us crumble,” said Kirk Brown, HANDY CEO. “The Moss Foundation has continued to display their dedication to our youth and families by recognizing how our youth have never given up, no matter what. It’s the HANDY Way and it’s the Moss Way.”
“The Moss Foundation is committed to helping build better lives for young people in our community,” said Chad Moss, President of the Moss Foundation and Former Vice Chairman of HANDY. “The Moss Foundation is about giving back to the community and we’re pleased to recognize the perseverance of so many youth in our community.” HANDY is an award-winning non-profit organization that provides life skills, education and a supportive community for Broward County children in foster and relative/nonrelative care associated with the child dependency system. With school closures and job disruptions due to COVID-19, HANDY youth and families are presented with an even greater threat than usual. HANDY continues to make it their mission to serve youth and families in care with required food, supplies, support and resources.
HANDY, which stands for Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth, is an award-winning 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Founded in 1985, HANDY has met the needs of more than 45,000 Broward County children in foster and relative/nonrelative care associated with the child dependency system. HANDY’s mission is to achieve positive, lasting change for youth by providing life skills, education and a supportive community. HANDY strives to provide customized programs that meet the individual needs of a child that take them from early childhood to adulthood. For more information visit https://handyinc.org.
About Moss Foundation, Inc.:
Moss Foundation, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization dedicated to assisting non-profit organizations and communities throughout the nation under the leadership of President Chad Moss. Created by Moss & Associates, a national privately held construction firm headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the foundation prides itself in giving back to the community and enhancing its surrounding areas.