WEDU PBS signed on the air October 27, 1958, and has a rich history of excellence in local storytelling.
As the largest PBS station in Florida, WEDU broadcasts 52,560 hours of commercial free television annually across six channels that reach 6.4 million Floridians, and countless opportunities for digital engagement through video streaming, web and social media, and robust educational resources.
Giving back has always been a priority at Budsies. With a mission like “making a more huggable world”, it’s no surprise that our team wanted to extend that vision through corporate giving.
First endowment established in 1993 Bay Area Legal Services is a nonprofit law firm of skilled, professional attorneys whose objective since 1967 has been to help the most vulnerable members of our community. We offer a full range of free civil legal help with offices, on-site legal clinics and partnerships in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee […]
Established in 2008 Big Cat Rescue is one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats. Our mission is to provide the best home we can for the cats in our care, end abuse of big cats in captivity and prevent extinction of big cats in the wild. […]
Established in 2004 Dawning Family Services (formerly Alpha House of Tampa) creates sustainable change in the lives of our community’s most vulnerable families who are at risk of becoming homeless or experiencing homelessness. In 2018, our mission expanded from assisting only mothers and children, to providing services for the modern family including single mothers, single […]
Established in 2022 In 1957, the Pinellas Braille Group was formed and has been sponsored by the Temple Beth-El for 65 years. The PBG is a 501c3 not-for-profit group of volunteers who produce Braille and digital recordings for use in the schools, and for anyone who requires Braille services. The Braille volunteers produce literary works, […]
Established in 2021 Thrive by Five is a collective impact network, guided by the Thrive by Five Steering Committee, made up of 14 organizations focused on early childhood development. Make your tax-deductible donation safely and securely using the form below. You can choose to make a contribution via credit card or ACH/Direct Debit. A credit […]
Established in 2021 Through the Smith & Associates Real Estate Foundation, a proportion of Smith’s profits will be given back to the community. Smith employees will have the ability to seek corporate matches and/or sponsorships and bring a greater level of involvement to causes and organizations that are meaningful to them.In the past six years, […]
Established in 2021 For every birdie Jimmy Stanger makes in a PGA tour sanctioned event, PGA or Korn Ferry Tour, in 2021, he is donating $10 to this fund. “I am so excited for you to partner with me in any amount. In 2020, I made 294 birdies in 20 events. This year I hope to […]
Established in 2020 This fund was developed to support solutions journalism and storytelling that will provide information and build awareness designed to grow support for local nonprofits and their missions. The storytelling will focus on how local charities contribute to community building, public health, the arts, and equity issues as it relates to neighborhoods, education, […]