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"Betty White Challenge" at Cape Coral Animal Sheltervideo

‘Betty White Challenge’ kicks off what would’ve been her 100th birthday

A new community challenge is taking hold to honor a Hollywood icon. Donations are pouring in in honor of a cause near and dear...
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Fundraiser held to help family that lost 9-year-old son to cancer

After their son lost his five-year battle with cancer, a family was left with expensive medical bills. On Saturday, a fundraiser was held to...
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Man travels from Miami to Kentucky to create ‘Wall of Hope’

A man from Miami is turning pain into passion. He began memorial for the people impacted by the tragedy in Surfside. And, after seeing...
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Middle schooler donates his hair to ‘Wigs for Kids’

One middle school student is making it his mission for kids affected by medical hair loss to feel confident. Luis Palomino grew his hair...
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Air Force veteran pays it forward with Get Well cards

A kind gesture from an Air Force veteran looking to pay it forward. Renee Whisner sent more than 3,000 "Get Well" cards to veteran hospitals...
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2 young men find wallet at Miromar outlets and return it to owner

Two young men found a wallet in the middle of a busy shopping center parking lot. And, instead of keeping the cash and the...

BBB offers tips to verify charitable organizations ahead of Giving Tuesday

The Better Business Bureau is offering tips to verify that the causes you donate to are reputable. The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been dubbed...
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Cape Coral woman starts ‘Hide-N-Seek Santa’

A woman is hiding gifts across Cape Coral and posting to social media with clues on their whereabouts. Needless to say, this holiday scavenger...
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Serena’s Law: Closing a loophole that allowed sexual abusers to continue working with kids

There's a loophole that allows sexual abusers to continue working with children even if an organization does a background check. But, because of one...
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Community Cooperative volunteer sees great value in helping, feeding others

The price of groceries is leading to an increased need at nonprofits in Southwest Florida. The Community Cooperative provides hot meals from their kitchen and...

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