Improving the lives of children through networking and philanthropy

IMPACT To date… Over 200 Nonprofits Served

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About Us

On a Mission…To Improve the lives of children in local communities through networking and philanthropy.

Networking To Help Children (NHC) was founded in 2009 by Board President, David Chirico. His passion for helping children in need and gift of connecting people through networking inspired acts of generosity and giving to flourish at the Monthly Networking Events he organized in his local Palm Beach County community. In 2016, NHC was granted Nonprofit 501 c (3) status. To date, the organization has raised and donated almost $1 Million dollars to local Nonprofit Charities that serve children in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Vision of NHC? To increase the impact donors have on children’s lives in the local community as we begin to extend the NHC brand of generosity and giving throughout the State, the Nation and someday, around the globe.

Who and How We Serve…

NHC currently awards funds to Nonprofits in the Palm Beach County area who provide needed services to children. Our Board of Directors and Executive Leader review Grant applications for each of our two grant cycles. Ten Nonprofits are awarded $1000 each during each cycle. At the end of 2024, NHC will begin to award the annual ‘Amplify the Impact’ Grant…a $5000 Grant to the Nonprofit who reports the most detailed data reflecting the deepest impact to children in the county.

As a newly awarded ‘Giving Tuesday Community Leader for Southeastern Florida,’ in 2024, we plan to raise additional funds to amplify our impact as we begin to connect with other Nonprofits serving children in the region. In 2025 and beyond, NHC hopes to make an impact with Statewide, National and International outreach.

How We Raise Funds…

From March through November NHC doubles its impact by hosting two Networking Events per month. Ticket sales and Sponsor donations are awarded to two Board reviewed Nonprofit Charities of the Month. Local restaurants provide venues that appeal to our new Young Professionals Group and will continue to offer our Executive and Retired Professionals Group a warm and welcome atmosphere to gather, connect and support children in need in Palm Beach County.

Through generous donations from Corporate Leader Giving, Individuals, Business Sponsors and Grants from Foundations, after thorough Board review, we are able to offer two grant cycle awards per year, an End of Year Grant Impact Award and hire experienced Nonprofit professionals to help implement our Mission, as they oversee and lead daily operations. We love our team’s dedication and spirit of community to help support and build a resilient future for the children who need us most.

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Listen to a message from our Founder

A message from our Founder/President David Chirico and Board member Howard Silver

Nov. 2023 Networking Event Nonprofit of the Month ‘Warriors Choice Foundation’

Video Credits ‘RELEVANT’ Marketing and Events

Corporate Giving LEADER 9 PickUP

9PickUp proudly supports Networking To Help Children in South Florida. Home PickUp Service has a fleet of trucks ready and waiting to pick up your donations at your home, office, or business. If you’re looking for a convenient way to donate your unwanted household items or business inventory while giving back to the community, 9PickUp is your answer.

Event Sponsors & NHC Donors


9 PICK UP takes the lead in Corporate Giving! We are grateful for your generosity and appreciate passing it on!


We couldn’t accomplish our Mission without you! Stay tuned for a Full list of individual donors!


Stay tuned for 2024 Event Sponsors


Giving Tuesday is a global movement inspiring nonprofits around the world to engage in generosity, kindness and philanthropy of giving treasures, time and talents. In the late fall of 2023, NHC was awarded Giving Tuesday Community Leader Status for the Southeastern Florida region. Our ongoing ‘Amplify the Impact’ Capital Campaign is proud to align with their mission as we spread generosity through giving in our local communities.


Stay tuned for 2024 Event Sponsors!


Much gratitude to our donors who wish to remain anonymous.

Questions about donating items of clothing, furniture?

Check out PickUp. Questions about Nonprofit Resources in the Palm Beach County area, please contact Nonprofit Chamber Palm Beach County or the nonprofit directly.