Continental Societies, Inc. Greater Miami Chapter
The mission of the Continental Societies, Incorporated is to create environments within our communities that empower children to have access to quality and appropriate opportunities to reach their optimal potential. Continental Societies, Inc., an international public service organization dedicated to the socioeconomic and cultural welfare of underprivileged children and youth, was founded in June 1956 and incorporated nationally in 1972. Continental Societies Inc. embraces 41 chapters in 17 states in the Continental USA, District of Columbia and Bermuda and is continuing to grow. Through our Five-Point Programmatic thrust, HEER plus Arts and Humanities - Health, Education, Employment, Recreation plus Arts and Humanities, Continental women internationally strive to adhere to the humanitarian precept of sharing with those in need nationally, regionally and locally. Continentals have created innovative activities while they volunteer their time through outreach programs in youth centers, schools, and pediatric wards, homes for the delinquent, mentally retarded and emotionally challenged youth. Continentals volunteer innovatively through tutoring, mentoring, after-school programs, apparel donations and Walk-a-thons. Mentoring programs are a major component of the Continental approach. Continental Societies, Inc. has served over 2 million children and youth with special needs for over 50 years. Nationally, Continental Societies, Inc.’s focuses on three initiatives Asthma, Obesity and Literacy and its effects on underprivileged children and youth.