Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 29, 2019 – Hypower, one of the main supporters of HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth), conducted an electrical engineering workshop to teach the community’s youth about the field.
For over 30 years, HANDY has helped Broward’s abused, neglected, and disadvantaged youth by providing the care and education they need to transition into successful adults. Hypower is one of the main sponsors of HANDY’s various initiatives. As part of HANDY’s “Resume for Life” implementation, they dedicate their Thursdays to exposing the youth to the different career opportunities available in their direct community
Hypower’s interest in HANDY is rooted in the belief that all youth have potential and the ability to succeed and prosper with the right opportunities and support. Hypower wholly supports and believes in the mission of the foundation, to achieve positive, lasting change for youth by providing skills, education, and supportive community. Apart from being partners of the charity, Hypower was delighted at the opportunity to spark the interest of a potential future engineer. The company collaborated with HANDY to create an educational and interactive learning environment, teaching the program’s youth several different electrical projects, such and putting together their own electrical circuits and providing free T-shirts that read “The power is in your hands.”
Ranked by ENR magazine as a top electrical and utility contracting company in the Southeast, Hypower works with some of the leading general contractors, utilities, developers, and institutions in the United States. The company operates through several divisions that specialize in electrical building construction, outside plant power and communications projects, prime electrical infrastructure, airfield lighting, and ground-mount solar nationwide. Hypower also specializes in 24/7 commercial and industrial electrical service and repair in South Florida. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hypower is a family-owned company that currently employs more than 400 people and has successfully completed over 1,000 projects valued at over $1 billion. Hypower consistently ranks at the top of its class nationally for its exemplary record of safety and innovation within the construction market. For more information, visit https://www.hypowerinc.com and follow Hypower on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Hypower has long been widely recognized for its culture of innovation and industry excellence. It was named a 2017 Business of The Year and a 2018 Healthiest Employer by the South Florida Business Journal, received six 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards by Associated Builders and Contractors, Florida East Coast Chapter, and was honored with an ABC STEP Platinum Award for Safety Training by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
To learn more about Hypower’s Virtual Design and Construction/ BIM capabilities, go to our VDC page.
HANDY’s mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. HANDY annually serves more than 1,300 at-risk children who participate in comprehensive programs that focus on education, youth development, and economic self-sufficiency. For more information or to get involved, please visit their website – https://handyinc.org/
5913 NW 31st Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309