Boy gifted with new bike after his was stolen

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.

MLK Day of Service

Central Florida celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Locals are honoring the late civil rights icon with a day of service.

Orange County Mayor's Toy Drive 2023

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.

Honoring Oviedo SRO Ashley Pierce

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.

FOX 35 Shop and Drop

David Martin speaks with Orange County firefighters, Santa, and other participants at the FOX 35 Care Force Shop and Drop event.

Local NFL mom gives back to Central Florida

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.

Women crafting quilts for cancer patients

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.

Local organization sheds light on mental health

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."

FOX 35 Care Force teams up with Mayor Demings

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.

Let It Glow: FOX 35 wants to feature your holiday house

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 for more information.