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25 Years of Helping

Originally created in 1992 in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew by WFOR-TV, CBS4, the relief effort "Rebuilding: Neighbors Helping Neighbors," consisted of a 15-line phone bank, staffed 18 hours daily with volunteers and station personnel. News reporters and anchors broadcasting live from the phone bank would tell viewers to call the phone bank if they were storm victims or if they simply wanted to help. Special reports profiling affected families and volunteer efforts also served to motivate viewers into action. The response was overwhelming and the phone bank quickly became a tool in assisting those in crisis. 


As South Florida recovered, a decision was made to continue Neighbors as a separate 501 © 3 nonprofit.  Neighbors became an important resource for all individuals and families facing every-day crises. With the power of television as one of its greatest assets, Neighbors 4 Neighbors quickly expanded its services beyond hurricane relief and evolved into one of the most effective vehicles for connecting those in need with those who can help, forging a strong relationship with community and business leaders willing to tackle difficult issues.


  • Over $20 million in resources, goods and services delivered to our neighbors in need..
  • More than 700 nonprofits have received support from Neighbors.

With a staff of dedicated professionals and scores of volunteers, Neighbors 4 Neighbors can launch an immediate and effective community response to any emergency. Born from a natural disaster, Neighbors 4 Neighbors and CBS4-MyTV33’s and our South Florida neighbors have come to the aid of victims of every major hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, accident, terrorist attack, and other major crisis where help was needed–at home, in the U.S. or abroad. Working in partnership with CBS4 and MyTV33 News, Neighbors 4 Neighbors also organizes a number of campaigns dealing with the issues that dominate local headlines.

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