Focus on South Florida

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Focus on South Florida: Philanthrofest

Local nonprofit organizations are going to be showcased at an upcoming gathering in downtown Miami. “Philanthrofest” is the nation’s largest community engagement festival. Its goal is to connect potential volunteers and donors to nonprofits. South Florida’s fourth annual “Philanthrofest” will transform Museum Park into a family-friendly event called “Carnival of Dreams”. We focus on what’s being planned, what “Philanthrofest” hopes to accomplish and why what they do is important to all of us.

My TV 33–14 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Autism Speaks

Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. “Autism Speaks” is a national autism advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, We focus on the work it does, its signature fundraiser, and how you can be a part of it.

My TV 33–14 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Ride to Awareness

One in four Americans is affected by mental illness and the stigma attached to it is huge. That’s nearly 1-point-5 million Americans in South Florida alone. Many don’t seek the help they need for years, even decades, out of fear for being labeled. A South Florida businessman, who founded the nonprofit charity “Ride to Awareness”, is doing something about that, one mile at a time. We focus on what “Ride to Awareness” is about, and how you can get involved.

My TV 33–14 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Mission United

Across South Florida is an underlying, yet tireless show of support for U-S military service members, veterans and their families. The United Way of Broward County has been on a mission for two years now. “Mission United”, as it is called, has helped more than 15-hundred veterans and their families re-acclimate to civilian life. We focus on how “Mission United” works, what it does, and how you can show your support for our veterans and their bravery.

My TV 33–14 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Broward 100

100 years young — looking good — and keeping up with changing times. Broward County is marking its centennial this year. And it is doing so in style. We focus on the celebration and in particular one event that is looking for Broward residents to actively participate.

My TV 33–03/24/2015

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Focus on South Florida: MS Awareness

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Its cause is unknown. As part of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we’re taking a closer look at the disease, which affects more than 2 million people worldwide. Locally, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation has launched its “Orange Campaign”. We reveal how taking a selfie can benefit thousands of people.

My TV 33–03/24/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Infertility In America

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in six couples experience fertility problems. Infertility, in simple terms, is defined as not being able to get pregnant, despite trying, for at least a year. There are treatments that are specifically for men or for women. Some involve both partners. Happily, many couples treated for infertility go on to have babies. We focus on the problem, coping with it, and infertility struggles.

My TV 33–03/24/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Human Trafficking

The Freedom Climb is a project that raises awareness and funds to end human trafficking. And it is taking its mission to new heights. Six people from South Florida joined more than a dozen others, who traveled to Africa, and climbed Mount Kiliminjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, They recently returned home. We focus on the anti-human trafficking effort with 2 of the local climbers.

My TV 33–03/24/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Jazz in the Gardens

The countdown is on to the 10th annual “Jazz in the Gardens” at Sun Life stadium. Over the years, the festival has grown to become one of the most respected and anticipated music gatherings in the nation. We focus on the 2-day extravaganza and why this is such an important event for the city of Miami Gardens.

My TV 33–03/17/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Voices for Children

For 30 years, the Voices for Children Foundation has provided funding to support the Miami-Dade guardian ad litem program. The program, “GAL” for short, and its court-appointed adults, serve as the voice in court of abused, abandoned or neglected children in the local foster care system. We focus on what “GAL” is. who can become one, why it is so important top so many young unheard voices.

My TV 33–03/17/2015