Coastal Connection

Produced by WFIT's General Manager, Terri Wright, Coastal Connection serves as your spotlight on the community. Each 5- min edition of Coastal Connection showcases a special event and/or not-for-profit organization in Brevard County, Florida.

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Coastal Connection
11:59 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Nana's House Gives Children A Place Called Home

In this edition of Coastal Connection, Volunteer Coordinator for Nana’ House Terra May tells us about the work being done at Nana’s House, and their upcoming fundraiser event. Nana’s House is a non-profit organization that helps refuge children in need of a safe home.  

Coastal Connection
2:42 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Local Children To Benefit From The Havenly Affair

In this edition of Coastal Connection, Tracy Bacon and Judy Anderson, co-chairs of the local haven, talk to us about the Havenly Affair happening on October 20th. Going on its 26thyear, this fundraising event helps local children who have been victims of abuse or neglect find a loving home.

Coastal Connection
1:11 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Children's Hunger Program Fights Against Hunger

In this edition of Coastal Connections, Bob Barnes, co-founder of the Children’s Hunger Project, joins us to talk about his efforts to prevent children from going hungry. This project aims to help schools properly feed children that come from families with scarce resources.

Coastal Connection
1:54 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Odyssey Charter School On Coastal Connection

In this edition of Coastal Connection we'll speak with part of the staff of Odyssey Charter School. Founder Constance Ortiz, Wendy Nolder, Principal of lower campus and Brent Christensen, Principal of upper campus will talk about the schools' holistic education model and more.

Coastal Connection
11:25 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Brevard County Elementary Students Train Shelter Dogs

www.caninecommandos.com

In this edition of Coastal Connection we'll hear from Virginia Hamilton, founder of Canine Commandos. This innovative program involves students from 19 schools training homeless dogs to make them more adoptable.

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