Over the years the Orange Bowl has been able to give millions of dollars back to the South Florida community. WFOR is proud to partner with the Orange Bowl for an upcoming annual event called The OBIEs: A Taste of South Florida. The OBIEs, among other things, raises scholarship funds and honors individuals whose community service makes South Florida a better place.
Studies have shown that more and more Americans are becoming spiritual as we search for solace and inner peace. But spirituality is more than just comforting. There is strong evidence that it plays a key role in maintaining good health. We preview an upcoming event presented by the Kriya Yoga Institute along with community partners like Florida International University. It is an interfaith non-political forum for all South Floridians.
It’s shocking, heartbreaking and inspirational. Firefighters, and their fight against a silent killer. After a months-long CBS4 News investigation the time is now to make public some very private battles, all in the hope of saving lives.
The wife of a cyclist who was killed in a hit and run accident has taken her mission to make the roads safer all the way to Tallahassee.
It was an early morning one Miami Dade Corrections Officer says she will never forget. A frightening free-for-all, she recalls, inmates out of control on the 6th floor of the Miami Dade Jail.
City and state officials are hoping the unveiling of a new billboard will create awareness and get the community involved in stopping the sex trafficking of children.
“My Wish For You” was founded by Joe Zevuloni, an avid activist in the battle of pediatric cancer. Losing his mother to cancer at a very early age has made Zevuloni want to make a difference and help children fight against the killer disease. We focus on the mission of “My Wish For You”.
Hope, happiness and healing? For children fighting life threatening illnesses that’s a combination served up at a unique Florida village. It’s called “Give Kids the World”, where making children smile and making memories that will last forever are the priority. We focus on the magic and the love at this storybook home away from home and the people who make it possible.
Moms, like most women, are such loving caretakers, most often putting everyone else’s needs before their own. This Mother’s Day we spotlight the efforts of one woman, a doctor, who is helping to turn the tables and go on the offensive in the fight against breast cancer. It led her to investigate the world of Ayurvedic medicine. We focus on the latest on these types of treatments that originated in India thousands of years ago.
Honey Shine is a mentoring program that helps young girls in South Florida imagine, create, and achieve their dreams. The program’s signature fundraising event, the Hats Off luncheon, is right around the corner. We focus on how you can help the program keep its mission alive.