'I heard 'help!'": Florida deputy saves man from rising floodwaters
Seminole County Sheriff's Office Deputy Todd Moderson was honored with the FOX 35 Care Force Award for helping save a man stuck in rising floodwaters following Hurricane Ian.
FOX 35 Care Force: Heroic Florida deputy honored for saving man from hurricane floodwaters
A Seminole County deputy is being honored with the FOX 35 Care Force Award for rescuing a man from floodwaters after Hurricane Ian hit.
FOX 35 Care Force: Seminole County firefighter goes above and beyond to mentor peers
No one knows what it is like to be a firefighter – like another firefighter. The Seminole County Fire Department has set up a peer support team to help members debrief with others who have been in their boots. Lieutenant Josh Marzolf leads the Seminole County Fire Department's peer support team.
Florida mom finds joy in giving back to her community
Meet Velzina Williams. The Florida native has been filling up on giving back ever since she was a little girl growing up in Polk County. It continued when she became an NFL mom of two sons, and joined the NFL Moms Player’s Organization. Her philanthropic spirit has been passed on to her own children.
Coffee for heroes: First Responder's Coffee Company benefiting front liners
Brent Tucker, owner and founder of the brand new, First Responder’s Coffee Company, is committed to selling coffee with a purpose, which is to help fund training and equipment for front liners with proceeds of sales.
Orlando's 'Page 15' program teaches local kids to harness power and potential through writing
The Orlando non-profit Page 15 works to empower, develop and nurture young writers, some of whom may have been written off.
Florida man honors wife's memory by selling her Christmas collection
Bryan Salisbury’s wife, Debbie, loved Christmas -- and even had her own Christmas room, Tragically, Debbie lost her life in a car accident. Even through the pain, Bryan has found hope -- and a way to help someone else. He's decided to sell his wife's Christmas collection and hopes the money raised will help those impacted by Hurricane Ian.
FOX 35 Care Force: Thanking first responders
The FOX 35 Care Force is thanking first responders for all they did for the community during Hurricane Ian by serving them a good meal.
An angel: Neighbor helps get scooter for woman who suffered stroke
Paola Buendia, who lives in Winter Springs, recently suffered a stroke, significantly impacting her ability to get around. When a neighbor saw her walking over a mile to pick up her children from school, she stepped in to help however she could. In addition to offering a ride home, she inspired the community to help Buendia with her mobility -- and independence -- again.
FOX 35 Care Force: Neighbors helping neighbors during Hurricane Ian
FOX 35's David Martin talks to a couple whose mission to help those in need while trying to recover from Hurricane Ian.
FOX 35 Care Force: Feeding Hurricane Ian first responders
FOX 35 Care Force is thanking first responders who are going above and beyond to help the community after Hurricane Ian by serving them a good meal courtesy of Gator's Dockside.
FOX 35 Care Force: Thanking Central Florida's first responders with a hot meal after Hurricane Ian
FOX 35 Care Force is thanking first responders who went above and beyond to help the community during Hurricane Ian by serving them a good meal.
Local hero honored for helping rescue children from dangerous situations
Teresa Jaap with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office is our latest FOX 35 Care Force Award recipient for her work helping to protect children in dangerous situations.
Remembering Gabby: Neighbors clean up girl's overgrown memorial
The Rossi Family drove by a memorial for Gabby, a young girl who was hit by a car after she got off the school bus. The family decided one day to go out and clean up the girl's memorial, which had become overgrown with plants.
Community rallies to help nursing assistant
The FOX 35 Care Force highlights people who go above and beyond for others here in Central Florida. When one woman found herself in need of assistance, her neighbors stepped up to pay it forward.
Meet 'The Dogfather' of Flagler County
Nick DeSantis is known as the The Dogfather of Flagler County because he has made it his mission to rescue as many dogs as possible.
Cancer survivor spends time driving other cancer patients to treatment appointments
FOX 35's Amy Kaufeldt presents the Care Force Award to a local woman who survived cancer and now spends her time helping other cancer patients get to their appointments.
Community clean-up after synagogue in Mount Dora was crashed into after a shooting incident
A synagogue in Mount Dora, Florida, was crashed into by a suspect involved in a nationwide lookout by authorities.
FOX 35 Care Force: Seminole County Sheriff's Office employee honored for helping inmates get back into society after release
FOX 35 is recognizing Valeria Penny, a re-entry coordinator at the Seminole County Correctional Facility, with our Care Force award for her efforts to get inmates back into society after their release. She goes above and beyond by not just helping them while in jail, but by continuing to influence them when they are released.
Kissimmee Police lieutenant honored for community work
FOX 35 is honoring local hero with our Care Force award. Kissimmee Police Lt. James Napier is a man with a big heart who is helping families in need.