SNN and Carl Reynolds have teamed up to offer “A Helping Hand” to people in need on the Suncoast. We are reaching out into our community, looking for stories of hardship and providing assistance to those who’ve fallen into unfortunate circumstances. If you know someone who could use assistance, please fill out the form below.

A Helping Hand: Hope 4 Communities
A Helping Hand: Hope 4 Communities

SARASOTA - Hope 4 Communities Executive Director Pam Hawn says the idea came to her in 2009.

August 27th, 4:06 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: The Edwards Family
July 31st, 2:57 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: Brian 'BK' Klimek
June 25th, 4:32 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
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.

A Helping Hand: Lauren Hanrahan
A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation

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

A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation
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.

A Helping Hand: Wendy Renoit
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.

A Helping Hand: Vets2Success
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.

A Helping Hand: Katie Spadone Dipierro
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

A Helping Hand: Stephanie Diehl

Feel Good Friday 

September 13th, 3:58 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
September 6th, 6:17 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
August 30th, 5:21 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
August 23rd, 2:59 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner

Home & Family 

It's Your Health 

September 19th, 4:18 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
September 18th, 4:25 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
September 17th, 6:19 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
September 17th, 5:10 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
August 29th, 5:27 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner