Marilyn Brettner beams when talking about her son Andrew, who has Cerebral palsy -- but there are no barriers here. He is the newest model for Surf Style and soon, you will see his photos inside their stores, including on Clearwater Beach.
Andrew Brettner loves Treasure Island. He may be confined in a wheelchair, but that doesn’t stop him for enjoying the sand, shells and water. That positivity, and smile, led him to become the next model for Surf Style.
This foster parent knows what kids in the system need the most: A home and hope. With him, they get both – and he’s helping make sure others do, too.
This Lyft driver created a quote book for his passengers to fill out. He says it proves that although we may come from different walks of life, 'we're all the same.'
This Lyft driver compiles a quote book from his passengers, proving that although they may come from all walks of life 'we're all the same.'
A St. Pete teen used his love for soccer to overcome his recent heart transplant.
It was a morale boost for a St. Pete teen and surgeon following a heart transplant. The teen loves soccer, and that passion is motivating him to get back in the game.
Ellis is a big Tampa Bay Rays fan. While he might seem like an ordinary baseball fan, who gets joy out of the success of our local team, he has a way of impacting others through the joy he spreads.
Lindsay Jones has been a registered nurse at John's Hopkins All Children's Hospital for a decade. It's where she takes care of the kids fighting various cancers, and she does it at a time when limited family and visitors are allowed in to see the patients.
For ten years, Lindsay Jones has been a registered nurse for All Children's Hospital in St. Pete. But her career started elsewhere.
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is usually spending this time around October preparing for their biggest fundraiser of the year, Tuxes and Tails.
With the pandemic, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay has turned to a virtual fundraiser to raise money. Part of that money goes to delivering pet food to owners who are financially struggling.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are in the middle of a pursuit of their second Stanley Cup in franchise history.
Julie Beach is not where she thought she'd be at this time of her life.
A family tragedy changed the life of a local woman, but with the pain, she found purpose during a pandemic and is giving back, even though she is a client of a food distribution organization herself.
Katrina isn't a doctor or nurse, but she still finds ways to touch lives by tickling the ivories at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
Katrina isn't a doctor or nurse, but she still finds ways to touch lives by tickling the ivories.
The worst thing about our dogs and cats is that they don’t live nearly as long as we’d want, wish, or hope for. There is a local organization that can step in when that time comes and make it the most peaceful and loving process all from your lap.
'Lap of Love' offers the option to put your beloved pet to sleep in a place they are comfortable in -- your home. It has a phone bank to handle requests on holidays and weekends. Veterans will come to wherever you want to do the euthanasia.
When Landric Keys walks into elementary schools, it’s not to attend a class. In fact, he is head of the class – taking time to read to preschoolers.