Post Office Box 14393

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302


Phone (954)951-2002

Fax (954)797-0263


Email:    BrightLightsCrossingBorders@gmail.com

Website:     BrightLightsCrossingBorder.org

 

Hours of Operations 

Monday - Friday -  By Appointment

Saturday -  By Appointment

Sunday - Closed

COVID-19

UPDATE - JULY 16, 2022

First of all we at Bright Lights Crossing Borders, Inc. would like to thank our supporters:  Goya Foods, Walmart, and the numerous individuals that have donated to our organization during this time.  As a result of your generosity, we have been able to assist many in our community in their time of need during these most unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We could not have done it without you.

Families and individuals throughout our community are still coping and facing hardships due to COVID-19.  We continue to due our part by giving to various individuals, families, and homes caring for those in need with basic necessities such as food, clothing, toiletries, school supplies, etc.   Below are examples of some of the assistance we have been able to provide and testimonies from the recipients.

2022 DONATIONS

Assistance in South Florida Counties 
(Broward, Miami Dade & Palm Beach)

While a lot has changed since the beginning of the Pandemic, the need for assistance is still great in our local community in South Florida Counties. nationwide and abroad.

We're still providing assistance with food, clothing, toiletries, household items, school supplies, etc. that were in need for various reasons and due to hardships experienced as a result of COVID-19 to families and individuals.

We have had the opportunity to also provide PPE equipment locally in the community and abroad to those who do not have easy access to these supplies as they still work to protect their communities against COVID-19. with the help and support from our donors.

Waterford Health Centre - Kingston Jamaica 

 

Angel, founder of BLCB at work in Freeport, Bahamas

 

Esther, Board Member at work at the Home Away From Home Day Care 

Freeport, Bahamas


 

 

 

 

 

Burrows Senior Home - Freeport, Bahamas

 

Esther, Board Member donating to

Rand Memorial Clinic - Freeport, Bahamas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special thank you to Xavier, a board member, for allowing us to use his warehouse space to consolidate donations and shipping for Bright Light Crossing Borders, Inc.

 COVID-19

First of all we at Bright Lights Crossing Borders, Inc. would like to thank our supporters:  Goya Foods, Walmart, and the numerous individuals that have donated to our organization during this time.  As a result of your generosity, we have been able to assist many in our community in their time of need during these most unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We could not have done it without you.

Families and individuals throughout our community are still coping and facing hardships due to COVID-19.  We continue to due our part by giving to various individuals, families, and homes caring for those in need with basic necessities such as food, clothing, toiletries, school supplies, etc.   Below are examples of some of the assistance we have been able to provide and testimonies from the recipients.

2021 DONATIONS

Assistance in South Florida Counties 
(Broward, Miami Dade & Palm Beach)

Since the beginning of the Pandemic, we have been very busy assisting those locally in South Florida Counties.

We have been able to provide over 50 families and individuals with food, clothing, toiletries, household items, school supplies, etc. that were in need for various reasons and due to hardships experienced as a result of COVID-19.

Our work continues as many are still suffering as a result of the pandemic and are in need of assistance.

 

Pilot Internation Club - Freeport Bahamas

Testimony

Awesome 👏🏽 On behalf of the Bahamas District of Pilot International, we can’t thank you enough, Ms. Esther. These items are badly needed and I am sure will be a tremendous blessing to our Elderly Home Managers. Please convey our sincere thanks to your Bright Light Crossing Borders counterparts in the USA for their kind generosity it is appreciated🥰👏🏽👏🏽🙏🙏☸️👠

The Rotary Club - Freeport Bahamas

We were able to make a donation of 64 kitchen kits to the Rotary Club who will distribute them to the families and residents of Grand Bahama Island who are still recovering from the destruction of Hurricane Dorian.
           

The Pilot Club for the Beacon School for Kids - Grand Bahamas

It brought us great joy to be able to donate toiletry bags and toys to the children of the Beacon School in Grand Bahama.  Bringing a smile to the face of a child brings a smile to the heart of our organization as it accomplishes our mission and to the heart of the members.

 

 

 

 

The Elderly Home - Grand Bahama Island

Testimony

The gift of mobility was given this evening to cancer patient Dr. Joneth Edden on behalf of the Bahamas District and our friends at Brightlight Crossing Borders.

Grateful that we were able to facilitate Dr. Edden’s request, she said that with her new walker she plans to go to the beach this weekend.
Thank you to District Secretary Toni for advising me of the request from Dr. Edden while we were in Atlanta and for accompanying me this evening for the presentation of the walker and portable toilet stand.
           
 

We encourage everyone to continue to do their part by wearing your Face Masks, washing your hands, social distancing and sanitizing the areas around you to keep yourselves, family, friends, and everyone else safe.

 We must all follow the rules and guidelines put into place to protect all of us. As a nonprofit we will continue to do our part as much as possible within the limitations we faced due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Stay safe and keep your distance and maintain your faith in the Creator who cures all things.

Bright Lights Crossing Borders Partners
with The Fort Lauderdale Salvation Army Homeless Transitional Program

To donation items please contact us at (954)951-2002 or via email at brightlightscrossingborders@gmail.com. We will make arrangements to pick them up.

Monetary donations can be made via

Check or Money Order

PayPal  

YOUR DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

JACKIE WILLIAMS
(954)951-2002

Ongoing Collections

Bright Lights Crossing Borders, Inc. a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is accepting donations for individuals and families in local areas of Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties that are in need and have experienced a loss due to natural disasters (fires, floods, hurricanes, COVID-19, etc.) not covered by insurance. We are collecting toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, etc.), water, cleaning supplies (bleach, paper towels, cleaning sponges, pine sol, mop, broom, buckets, etc,) batteries, flashlights, etc.

To donate items please contact us at (954)951-2002 or via email at brightlightscrossingborders@gmail.com. We will make arrangements to pick them up.

Monetary donations can be made via

 Check or Money Order payable and mailed to 
Bright Lights Crossing Borders, Inc.
PO Box 14393
 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

PayPal  

YOUR DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

JACKIE WILLIAMS
(954)951-2002

LIGHT IT UP!!!
TOY DRIVE 2020

UPDATE

Bright Lights Crossing Borders (BLCB) first annual TOY DRIVE for children ages 3 to 12 was very successful.

We couldn't have done it without our various supporters who donated to us.  We were able to collect enough toys to give to 200 children between the ages of 3- 12 years old.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and limitations, toy donations along with a personal bag containing face masks, hand sanitizer, school supplies, toiletries, etc. were provided for distribution to the children to the following:  JAFCO, Girls & Boys Club of Fort Lauderdale, individual families, etc.

Boys & Girls Club of Fort Lauderdale 

Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO) 

Stay tuned for pictures coming soon.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Bright Lights Crossing Borders, Inc.
Attn: Jackie Williams
Post Office Box 14393
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

Email: brightlightscrossingborders@gmail.com

AmazonSmile

Amazon donates a portion of your purchase on certain items to nonprofit organizations. This is an additional way in which you can support us.  This applies to regular and  prime members.  There’s no additional cost to you.

Please use and share the following link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/83-1369584 with anyone you come in contact with and ask them to order from AmazonSmile by using the link provided.
There is no additional charge to the customer.
This is paid by Amazon.

TAX EXEMPT 501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION