Community

Dash for the Dawn Center

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And while many survivors feel alone throughout what may be the toughest ordeal of their lives, a group of concerned supporters for the Dawn Center of Hernando County, a non-profit organization serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence, are making a mad dash to show that they care.

Local boy receives lifesaving bone marrow donation

It was every parent's worst nightmare; Austin and Bailey Cook of Spring Hill received the awful news that their precious 1-year-old son Avery Cook had been diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)—the most common type of leukemia for children. They saw the evidence of his illness in the form of bruises that afflicted his body, revealing the outline of his spine, shoulders, and hip bones. He underwent treatment but relapsed with a more deadly cancer, acute myeloid leukemia (AML), soon afterward.

Citrus Feeding Empty Bowls

The Community Food Bank (CFB) serves more than 60,000 individuals each month by acquiring and distributing nutritious food to more than 50 pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters--nine of which are located right here in Hernando County. And those who might like to take a drive to Citrus County next week can support CFB by supporting the arts--both culinary and visual.

Organization Brings Joy and Other Essentials to the Homeless

Nature Coast Community Services Foundation (NCCSF) is a nonprofit organization that cares for and assists the homeless population across Hernando County. The organization travels to those in need, wherever they reside. This is run by Ellen Paul and a small group of kind people, whose passion is to uplift their community and help whenever and wherever they're needed.