Videos

Quay Millers – L.O.B.B. (Life of Being Bullied)

Carrfour is so proud of our inspiring teens and youth! In this video, our very own Quay Millers — of the Verde Kids Youth Program at Carrfour's Verde Gardens community in Homestead — raps about the importance of anti-bullying and spreading messages of positivity and strength. 

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HONDA Education Grant

Carrfour would like to extend a special thank you to Honda for providing us with their Education Grant. The grant has helped us bridge the education gap by helping expand our YIELD Program, which provides individual and group tutoring, psychoeducational tutoring and educational field trips to Carrfour youth and teens. Thanks to Honda we have been able to buy new technology for our classrooms such as computers and smart boards, have more hands-on learning ...

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WSVN 7 News: Homeless Family Receives New Home in Coconut Grove

A South Florida family who was once living in a car is now living the American dream. A local organization helped the Tavarez family go from homeless to homeowners after they faced their fair share of hardship.

Joanne and Jose Tavarez got to see the inside of their new house in Coconut Grove for the first time, Friday. The tears flowed as the couple saw how beautifully their new home was ...

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Building a Better Future for Miami’s Liberty City

Through Partners in Progress, Carrfour Supportive Housing is bringing together local government leaders, residents, business owners, housing developers, and community organizations to redevelop the Liberty City neighborhood and improve the health care and education in the community.

Carrfour is engaging community members in each step of the revitalization process and working with them to address pressing community challenges. 

Learn more at www.partnersinprogressproject.org

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WSVN 7 Deco Drive: Verde Kitchen Cafe

Farm to table. It's a trend that's gaining more and more steam as diners and restaurants become more health-conscious. At a new So-Flo cafe, serving locally grown products is a no-brainer because the place is attached to a farm! Deco's Chris Van Vliet has plowed up all the deets.

It's all about farm to table at the Verde Kitchen Cafe in Homestead, and why not? The place is located on a farm where all ...

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NBC 6 Miami: Low-Income Families Move In to Little Havana Apartments

By Julia Bagg

Dozens of former homeless and low-income South Floridians got a new home Monday thanks to a Little Havana housing development. Amistad Apartments opened Monday to provide 89 apartment units for 183 people that are designated for families transitioning from life on the streets and low-income residents.

"It really hasn't hit us, like you know we have all this space, but we feel very very comfortable," new resident Veronica said.

At ...

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Local 10 News: Homestead Garden Grows Fruits, Vegetables Organically

By Mark Jackman

The Verde Community Farm and Market in Homestead is giving citizens that need a second chance a little room to grow.

"We have this holistic concept going on where we have over 140 housing units," said Anthea Pennant, with Carrfour Supportive Housing.

Residents, employees and volunteers work together to grow fruits and vegetables the organic way, with no herbicides or chemicals. The farmers market is open every weekend and ...

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CBS 4: Focus on South Florida – Community Development & the Arts

By Michele Gillen

More than a dozen South Florida nonprofits just got a big shot in the arm thanks to grant monies from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. We focus on the goals of the multimillion dollar grant program, and hear from one of the nonprofits benefitting. To watch the interview, click on the above picture.

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CBS 4: Homestead Woman Gets Home For Family In Time For Mother’s Day

By Brian Andrews

Homestead (CBS4) – For Courtney Hill and her children in Homestead, this Mother’s Day marked a milestone. The finally had a roof over the head.

After falling into homelessness, Hill got help from a South Florida program called Carrfour. “I was just a paycheck away from being homeless and it happened,” she said.

Hill lost her job when the economy turned south. Shortly after being ...

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NBC 6 Miami: Once-Homeless Mother Finds Housing in Time for Mother’s Day

By David Jeannot

Mother's Day is right around the corner and thanks to Carrfour Supportive Housing, mother Courtney Hill has a lot to be thankful for.

"Oh gosh, Mother's Day, I feel great now," Hill said. "This year I'm ecstatic about it."

Two years ago, the educated mother of four lost everything when her husband left the family and she lost her job, leaving her homeless.

"I was just devastated, I had no clue which direction to ...

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