Philanthropy Friday, April 21, 2017
Winner of the Week: Ryan Regan
2017 WEDU Be More Inspiring, Rising Star Award Winner
Ryan, a young volunteer with Suncoast Hospice/Empath Health in Clearwater has contributed more than 1,000 volunteer service hours in support of more than 240 families.
Regan was selected to serve as one of six members of the Suncoast Hospice Teen Volunteer Regional Leadership Board and he is active in the recruitment of teen volunteers. He also serves as a mentor to young people coming into the volunteer program.
The WEDU Be More Inspiring, Rising Star Award is presented to an individual under the age of 21 who has distinguished him or herself through inspiration, motivation and business acumen and entrepreneurial skills to support and organization or cause.
Past Philanthropy Fridays
Friday, April 14, 2017
Give Day Tampa Bay
Give Day is your opportunity to learn more about the hundreds of nonprofits in our community and to support causes you care about. For the third year in a row, WEDU PBS is serving as the headquarters and media hub for Give Day, providing live streaming coverage of the event on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Angel Snugs, Inc.
Angel Snugs, Inc. started with the passion of wanting to help others and a hobby of knitting scarves. In the first year, Angel Snugs expanded nationally through the honor of being placed in the American Cancer Society's database as a patient resource providing scarfs or “snugs” to patients.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Announcing the return of Philanthropy Fridays
The WEDU Be More Awards were created to pay tribute to the many unsung heroes in the community served by WEDU – the area's primary PBS station and public media company. Continuing this mission, Philanthropy Fridays will highlight these award-winning volunteers and nonprofit organizations, encouraging a larger conversation about the benefits of philanthropy in our communities.