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Goodwill Industries of South Florida is hiring

Looking for work? Goodwill Industries of South Florida is hiring! Candidates are asked to make an appointment to speak with an admissions coordinator.  The nonprofit organization provides job training, employment placement services, and other community-based programs for people with disabilities or other barriers to work.  Goodwill says more than 100 sewing jobs are available and …

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Small business owners: Here’s where to find help

Small business owners: Times are tough, but there are organizations committed to providing help.  Is your business offering a deal? List it free on our new Miami on the Cheap deals page. If you need assistance, check out these resources. The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the county’s official economic development partnership, and its community partners have …

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Help to file for unemployment on the site (& paper forms if you’re having trouble online)

Have you been trying to get through the unemployment assistance website, only for it to crash? Are you frustrated beyond belief? Well, we are here to tell you that there is an alternative around it: Say hello to the paper application now available. Just download and fill out the form, then mail it to the Florida …

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Animal rescue organizations in South Florida offer opportunities for free Pet Food

Wonderful animal rescue organizations and their partners in South Florida are offering opportunities to receive free pet food. Some are intended for eligible applicants. Please return to this article. We’re adding other information.  The Pet Project organization in Wilton Manors offers free food by appointment to eligible residents based on income of less than $1,500 …

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Free internet service for low-income households

In an effort to make people’s lives easier in this current climate, Comcast is increasing speeds in its Internet Essentials program – and making the service free for new, low-income customers for two months.  The idea is to help people stay connected to families, workplaces and more.  In a letter, Comcast President of Consumer Services …

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Sheriff’s Office offers safer places for in-person sales transactions

Online purchases usually require doing business with strangers. For an added element of safety, Broward Sheriff’s Office offers some of its stations to exchange merchandise and money. The designated transaction zones, including  parking lots and lobbies of some BSO district offices, are free to use. The district offices generally are open specific hours and it’s wise to meet during the …

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