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: 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
May 28th, 7:10 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation
April 30th, 7:11 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
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

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