A Helping Hand: Amy Hendel Mahlios
A Helping Hand: Amy Hendel Mahlios

 SARASOTA - Amy Hendel Mahlios always led an active lifestyle.

October 29th, 4:09 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: A Life Story Foundation
September 24th, 3:48 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Hope 4 Communities
August 27th, 4:06 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: The Edwards Family
A Helping Hand: The Edwards Family

BRADENTON - It’s been a long five months for Antoinette Goggins and Anthony Edwards. Their son Ahmad was born at 36 weeks when Goggins was induced because of pre-eclampsia.

July 31st, 2:57 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Brian 'BK' Klimek
A Helping Hand: Brian 'BK' Klimek

"He’s the kinda guy that you’ll sit across the bar from or next to drinking a beer, and you’ll feel like you’ve known him for a million years," Brew Life Brewing Owner Mick Cohn said about his friend, Brian 'BK' Klimek.

June 25th, 4:32 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Lauren Hanrahan
A Helping Hand: Lauren Hanrahan

Lauren Hanrahan teaches third grade at Englewood Elementary. She was on maternity leave and noticed her hearing was a little off.

May 28th, 7:10 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation
A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation

October 24, 2003: The night Melissa Wandall’s life changed forever.

April 30th, 7:11 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Wendy Renoit
A Helping Hand: Wendy Renoit

North Port High School Junior Wendy Renoit has a vision board in his room, with medals and photos.

“Basically these remind me to keep on going, to try and get more,” Renoit said.

February 12th, 1:26 PM EST by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Vets2Success
A Helping Hand: Vets2Success

This November Suncoast Veteran Bryan Jacobs has spent most of his time at his new farm. He didn’t realize it at the time, but the first seed was planted in 2014.

February 12th, 1:21 PM EST by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Katie Spadone Dipierro
A Helping Hand: Katie Spadone Dipierro

Katie Dipierro works full time, on top of taking care of her son Sebastian and her daughter Olivia. She's our December recipient of A Helping Hand.

December 24th, 5:49 PM EST by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Stephanie Diehl
A Helping Hand: Stephanie Diehl

A genetic disorder leads to a lifetime of medical bills for one Suncoast girl and her family.More recent misfortune leaves them with virtually nothing but each other. That’s why they were the first to receive A Helping Hand from Attorney Carl Reynol

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