Husband-and-wife team Bob and Grace Manne, from the left, are donating $1 million over five years to fund legal services to curb evictions. The couple’s decades-long career as attorneys inspired the program, which is being executed by a collaborative effort between HOPE South Florida and Legal Aid Service of Broward County. Also pictured are Dr. Ted Greer, Jr., CEO of HOPE South Florida and Debra T. Koprowski, deputy executive director at Legal Aid Service of Broward County.

Broward County residents facing imminent homelessness now have one more option to prevent being evicted from their homes — accessing services from the newly formed Manne Foundation Homeless Prevention Program (MFHP).

Husband-and-wife team Bob and Grace Manne are donating $1 million over five years to fund legal services to curb evictions. The couple’s decades-long career as attorneys inspired the program, which is being executed by a collaborative effort between HOPE South Florida and Legal Aid Service of Broward County. MFHP Program supports staff at both organizations, allowing them to provide free legal and other support services to anyone in Broward County who is eligible.