The    is the driving force behind the numerous charitable efforts of the HDS Companies. The Foundation encapsulates HDS Companies’ commitment to pursuing Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in the communities in which we live, work and learn by providing viable resources and opportunities that serve Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through community based partnerships, as well as through the volunteer efforts of its workforce community service group, the HDS Contenders.

HDS Cares

National Fair Housing Month

National Fair Housing Month

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and fair housing became law.  By signing the Civil Rights Act, President Johnson declared, “Now, with this bill, the voice of justice speaks again. It proclaims that Fair Housing for...

FISP Gala

FISP Gala

On Friday, February 8, 2019, the HDS Foundation was honored to attend the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP) 14th Annual Gala FISPY Awards. Miss Bryan, Producer of the DJ Laz Morning Show, was the evening’s MC.  In attendance were Presidents Harry...

Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day

On Friday, February 1st, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties both held their yearly “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”. This yearly event is sponsored by the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation, who encourage students aged 8 to 18 to participate by...

FBI Miami Citizens Academy Alumni Association Toy Drive   

FBI Miami Citizens Academy Alumni Association Toy Drive   

Carla Otiniano, Program Manager of the HDS Foundation, visited with the FBI Miami Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBI Miami CAAA) on Monday, December 17, 2018, to contribute to underserved children in the community. HDS  provided a donation of $1000 to the FBI...

Pantry of Broward Toy Drive

Pantry of Broward Toy Drive

Every year during the holidays, HDS Companies donates toys to those who are less fortunate. This year HDS donated to Pantry of Broward, an organization who serves not only seniors in need who are on low, fixed incomes, but also grandparents raising their...

Amazon Smile Supports Charities

Amazon Smile Supports Charities

Did you know that Amazon supports charities through purchases made through the Amazon Smile program? You can help the HDS FOUNDATION INC. by logging into https://smile.amazon.com. After logging in, towards the bottom search for and " HDS Foundation Weston FL ". Our...

HDS 20th Anniversary Party Recap

HDS 20th Anniversary Party Recap

June 18, 2018 marked the 20th year anniversary for Housing and Development Services, Inc. (HDS). Together its business units - Housing and Development Software, eHousingPlus and 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit, HDS Foundation - celebrated this milestone and kicked off a year of...

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the HDS Foundation along with all HDS Companies participated in Red Nose Day at both the Weston and Miami offices. Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by Comic Relief, Inc. The concept began in the United Kingdom in 1988 with the UK...

Cypress Bay B.R.I.D.G.E.S will Visit HDS Companies

Cypress Bay B.R.I.D.G.E.S will Visit HDS Companies

On Thursday, May 17th, students from the Cypress Bay B.R.I.D.G.E.S. (Budgeting – Resources – Independent Functioning – Development – Growth – Empowerment – Social Skills) Program will be taking a field trip to the offices of Housing and Development Services (HDS)....