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.
Re-gifting is when you take something given to you -- typically something you don't want or need -- and give it away. Well, 8-year-old Landric could have bought so much for himself with his Christmas gift, but instead, he decided to bring learning, literacy and love to others by creating a charity.
RVR Horse Rescue is home to some of the biggest domesticated animals and some of the smallest breeds. Being a non-profit, they rely on those with the biggest hearts even if they happen to have some of the smallest of feet.
Delanie Dennis loves animals, and through her family's cafe, she had an idea -- to raise money for charities involving animals. Recently, she raised $1,000 for RVR Horse Rescue.
Lynda Weiss is a tugboat captain for Hendry Marine Industries. She is one of the captains bringing in the Gasparilla invasion by leading the Floatilla.
Lynda Weiss is a tugboat captain for Hendry Marine Industries. She is one of the captains bringing in the Gasparilla invasion by leading the Floatilla.On this particular day, Weiss is on the Dorothy. It’s been in a few more Gasparilla invasions than the captain.
Another spring season of Buddy Baseball is upon us. The organization hits new participation levels, it seems, year after year.
At one local eatery in Clearwater, it’s all about the nutcrackers. It’s a festive reminder of one former worker’s spirit.
What started off as a fun hobby for an employee ended up as a tradition at the Country Skillet in Clearwater. Even after her passing, her coworkers and customers who became family continued the tradition.
Robert Larche moved to Largo around 20 years ago from Canada -- and wanted to give back to the community somehow.
Bob Larche says he feels like he has done a good day's work as a volunteer with the Largo Police Department. He loves his city and is grateful to have a hand in protecting it -- for 20 years.
A dog was found about a year and a half ago by Ziggys Legacy Rescue -- abandoned along a busy roadway in Brooksville with bandages wrapped around its hind legs.
When Justice was a pup, she was found abandoned in Brooksville with pencils bandaged to her legs. She had an infection all through her legs and they became paralyzed. The paralysis was done to her. She wasn't born with it. While she had a tough beginning, it's what made her tough -- and thriving.
As an ice operations technician, Ali Murdock loves working for the Tampa Bay Lightning – and she better considering game days are long work days.
Ali Murdock loves working for the Tampa Bay Lightning. In fact, there are only two female Zamboni operators in the NHl -- and she is one of them.
Close to 30 years ago, Lindsay Helms' cancer went into remission, and her mom found a new mission. She helped start the ‘Pediatric Cancer Foundation, which is now the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The goal is to fund research to eliminate childhood cancer.
The children of two Tampa moms were diagnosed with cancer, and they quickly realized the lack of research into pediatric cancer research, and decided to do something about it by creating a non-profit foundation. That was 28 years ago. Today, that organization is known as the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
After more than 200 hours, Michael Hoogsteden completed his journey across the country on his bike in memory of his late wife, Wendy.