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Charitable giving is on an upward trajectory in Florida as are the needs of people and charitable community projects serving everything from the arts to animal shelters to disease and healthcare. More than one in 10 workers are employed by mission-driven organizations, making the growing nonprofit sector one of the state's leading employers. In the Tampa Bay region, more than 10,000 nonprofits go about the business of pursuing a social mission. 

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For Good: Saddlebred Saviors give slaughter-bound horses a second chance in Florida

Family-friendly Lutz FL riding academy partners with Lakeland farm to rescue horses otherwise headed to slaughterhouse. Find out what they do and how you can help.

Rescued horses nuzzle in the pasture.

Horse rescue farms work with Amish to keep road warriors out of kill pens

A growing number of Amish horse owners don't like the idea of sending a faithful family servant "to the butcher," as they say. They are working with rescue farms to find alternatives.

Kelly Quinn explains to Academy Prep students how the water samples they collected will be analyzed in the lab.

USF journalism students test safety of local drinking water

Lessons learned by journalism students from USFSP’s Neighborhood News Bureau on how to research and report on lead in drinking water will be shared at the Society for Environmental Journalists Conference in Michigan this fall.

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For Good: Who can Tampa Bay Area leaders of nonprofits call when they need answers?

For more than two decades, the Nonprofit Leadership Center has been helping Tampa Bay Area nonprofits thrive through ups and downs in the local economy.

Yellow Labrador litter-mates wait patiently in the Puppy Academy for their next training session.

For Good: Southeastern Guide Dogs offer eyes, ears, hope to people in need

Southeastern Guide Dogs is dedicated to raising and training service dogs that provide freedom, confidence, courage, and hope for people who cannot see and for veterans who have seen too much. Learn more.
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