Feature Story A team led by USF Health and Tampa General Hospital won the Patents for Humanity Award from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for using 3D printing to create nasal swabs for COVID testing during a shortage at the height of the pandemic.

From COVID testing to prosthetics for zoo animals: 3D printing at USF Health and TGH

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital's innovative use of 3D printing enhances care in several specialties and recently earned national recognition.  

Feature Story Tampa's Green Team is an environmental stewardship service work program launched in collaboration with AmeriCorps and Volunteer Florida.

In Tampa Bay, community members help local governments with environmental stewardship

Tampa's newly launched Green Team program and Pinellas County's Adopt-a-Drain initiative are two examples of local governments in Tampa Bay turning to the community for help with environmental stewardship.

Feature Story Friends, family and staff of Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties gather to celebrate new homes for the Diviney and Al-Rubaye/Qasim families.

Tampa Bay nonprofits innovate to help families caught in affordable housing crisis

Long-established nonprofits Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties and Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay are innovating new approaches to help families caught in the affordable housing crisis.

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