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Making a World of Difference

Making a World of Difference

Alexis and Shaun Hammer were shocked when they learned that they were having twins. Already the parents of a very busy 2-year-old boy, Mason, they couldn’t imagine how hectic their lives were going to become. Their twin sons, Maddox and Maverick, arrived healthy and...

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What Do You Do for a Living?

What Do You Do for a Living?

Thanks to your continuing contributions, Ali is able to acquire the training necessary to flourish as a fine artist with the help of Creative Clay. Students of all ages with cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities benefit from this St. Petersburg-based nonprofit organization dedicated to making art accessible to everyone.

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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Tiffany Lake, a native of Tarpon Springs, is confident her five children are safe and well-cared for at the Boys and Girls Club (the Club) in Tarpon Springs. She knows the Club is also a pathway to the future for her young family. When walking in the Club, the age...

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Smile and the Whole World Smiles Back

Smile and the Whole World Smiles Back

When local dentist Dr. Robert Ettleman was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at just 54-years-old, he knew retirement wasn’t an option. Instead, the beloved local dentist who always dedicated a portion of his Dunedin practice to serving low income residents decided...

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I’m Logan It, Donor Advised Fund

I’m Logan It, Donor Advised Fund

Preserving Family Legacy and Memory After the tragic death of Mike and PA Kushner’s vivacious 19-year-old son Logan, the family was determined to keep their beloved son’s memory alive by continuing his commitment to bold acts of kindness. The Kushner’s consulted with...

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