Orange County first responders were honored for their efforts to rescue people during Hurricane Ian.
While people were running out of a massive warehouse fire in Orlando, firefighters ran inside. The deadly fire in 2022 claimed the lives of four people.
FOX 35 spoke to an Orange County fire lieutenant who was awarded with a medal of valor for his response to a deadly warehouse fire.
Community members in Central Florida stepped up to gift 9-year-old Frankie Stewart with a new bicycle and a shed to keep it in after his original bike, which was a Christmas gift, was stolen from him.
A local couple got help from the community when volunteers cleaned up their yard and upgraded their outdoor living space through Rebuilding Together.
David Hull, a student-athlete at Trinity Prep, was honored for his leadership both on and off the field.
A junior at Winter Park's Trinity Prep has been gifted the "National Making a Difference On and Off the Field" award.
Deputies in Flagler County were honored with a FOX 35 Care Force award for rescuing a grandmother and a child from a sinking car.
Central Florida celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Locals are honoring the late civil rights icon with a day of service.
A Winter Park officer is being highlighted for her unique approach to engaging with the community
FOX 35's Matt Trezza speaks with participants at the Jingle Bell run in Baldwin Park.
The FOX 35 Care Force has teamed up with the Orange County Mayor's Toy Drive to help bring holiday cheer to children within the community. Here's how you can help donate to families in need.
FOX 35 Care Force is recognizing one officer going above and beyond the call of duty to help spread some holiday cheer. Lawton Chiles Middle School Resource Officer Ashley Pierce has made it her mission every year for the past five years to organize a food drive for Thanksgiving baskets. This year, 45 families benefited from the generosity.
David Martin speaks with Orange County firefighters, Santa, and other participants at the FOX 35 Care Force Shop and Drop event.
A local family is helping others who may have a baby in the NICU.
Velzina Williams is continuing her tradition of giving back to the community during the holidays. This year, she's helping deliver plush animals to pediatric cancer patients at AdventHealth, handing out food and delivering toys.
A group of Central Florida ladies are working on a labor of love by making quilts. They are retired but are still hard at work giving gifts to people battling cancer, but the patients are the only ones they're helping.
The FOX 35 Care Force is highlighting a local organization, Peer Support Space, a local hub for mental health resources. Executive Director Yasmin Flastersein said the organization works to help others use "the power of lived experience to support, educate, and guide one another while providing additional, free options for mental wellness."
The FOX 35 Care Force has teamed up with Orange County Major Jerry Demings for the 13th annual Mayor's Holiday Toy Drive. There are a few weeks left to help children in need this year by donating toys. You can drop off toys at any Orange County fire station, any Orange County Parks and Recreation facility or shop online.
Do you go big for the holidays with decorations? Is your house covered in lights, projections, inflatables? FOX 35 wants to see it -- and may even showcase your house on the air. Visit www.FOX35Orlando.com/letitglow for more information.