Videos

NBC 6 News: Former Homeless Veteran Gets New Car

Cassandra Pierre, a single mother of a 6-year-old daughter and a formerly homeless U.S. Air Force Veteran, received the keys to her brand new Ford Fusion thanks to a special collaboration organized by the National Auto Body Council’s “Recycled Rides” program and Miami-based nonprofit Carrfour Supportive Housing’s Operation Sacred Trust initiative dedicated to helping homeless veterans rebuild their lives.

Recycled Rides is unique program in which insurers, collision repairers, paint suppliers, parts vendors ...

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NBC 6 News: Father Turns Life Around for Newborn Son

Dennis Phillips, the father of a newborn son, found himself homeless and living on the streets after years of battling a severe addiction to drugs. After lots of hard work and help, hope finally came in the form of Miami-based nonprofit Carrfour Supportive Housing, which helps place homeless families into permanent affordable housing across South Florida.

Over the last five years, Carrfour has helped Dennis successfully overcome his addictions and he’s been living ...

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NBC 6 News: Students Distribute Baskets to Formerly Homeless Veterans

A group of sophomore high school students from Miami’s Christopher Columbus High School presented dozens of “house-warming” baskets to formerly homeless veterans moving into their new apartments at Carrfour Supportive Housing’s Liberty Village community. Baskets included essential household items needed when moving into a new home, such as laundry detergent, cleaning supplies and tools, paper towels, sheets, batteries, etc.

Liberty Village is a permanent supportive housing community consisting of 60 units at 5329 NW ...

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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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