Tags Archives: Helping Hands

Free Clinic Changes Lives.

St. Petersburg Free Clinic changes lives by providing food, shelter and health care to neighbors in need. St. Petersburg Free Clinic serves over 2,000 families a month through the We Help Services Food Pantry. It offers health education, help for women in ...

PARC’s Programs Serve Up Empowerment.

and Success in  “Turning Disabilities into Capabilities” To demonstrate the impact of a tour of PARC’s Community Programs and Services, one needs only to look to its President and CEO. Karen Higgins has been with PARC since 1981, nearly 30 ...

Homeless Empowerment Program Helps.

the ‘Campaign To Bring Our Veterans All the Way Home’ The Vietnam War taught us lessons, but not only about combat. We watched a generation of young people return home with permanent physical and emotional scars.  Now, with troops scheduled to return ...

ALLEN STONE GIVES PARC A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE.

American Idol star Allen Stone made a stop at PARC, in the midst of his U.S. tour, to perform a six-song set of covers and originals for the adult clients with developmental disabilities. Originally from Chewelah, WA, Stone is a Capitol and ATO Records re ...

Planning for Life after Football.

An Interview with Michael Clayton  Over twenty years ago, Curly Neil of the Harlem Globetrotters inspired a boy to dream big and allow possibilities. The game was held at LSU and, as young Michael Clayton sat in an aisle seat next to his father, the icon ...

Shirley the Dog Makes Reading FUN.

Therapy Dog Helps Children Read As Paula Zaremski’s fourth graders enter her classroom at Garrison-Jones Elementary, they are welcomed into an atmosphere of encouragement. The walls are lined with pictures of animals. A word wall says “Leashing onto n ...

CMA’s Dolphins Help People Heal.

Ever since a little boy named Levi, who had extreme Asperger syndrome, found a way to open communication in his life after spending time in the water with Winter, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. CMA’s CEO David Yates has worked to get the word out that ...