For Immediate release March 21, 2012
NEW NEIGHBORS 4 NEIGHBORS SPECIAL, “HELPING FEELS GOOD”
TO AIR SUNDAY, MARCH 25
Miami, Florida… A new Neighbors 4 Neighbors spring special, “Helping Feels Good,” will share some special stories about people and organizations that have made a difference in the South Florida community. Anchored by CBS4 Morning Show Anchors, Jawan Strader and Rhiannon Ally, the program will air on Sunday, March 25th at 11am on MyTV33. It will include the following stories:
- “Student Leaders in Lauderhill” – When their safety is compromised on the way to school, middle school students join forces with local leaders to find simple solutions to the problem. Nicole Maristany reports.
- “Life Saving Gift” – Rhiannon Ally shares the story of one of the greatest dangers forSouth Florida toddlers and how a local non-profit offers opportunities for all families to take advantage of a county-wide swim safety program.
- “Adopt-A-Family 4 the Holidays” – Jawan Strader shares a re-cap of the annual Neighbors 4 Neighbors program that allows families dealing with difficult situations to get help during the holidays.
- “20 Years of Connecting with Neighbors 4 Neighbors” – Jorge Estevez takes a look back at the start of Neighbors 4 Neighbors and shares all the ways viewers can connect with Neighbors through social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Tout.
Neighbors 4 Neighbors is a non-profit organization originally founded as Neighbors Helping Neighbors in 1992 to support victims of Hurricane Andrew under the auspices of WFOR-TV/CBS4 (then WCIX-TV). Underwritten by the Hoover Foundation, Neighbors has continued to expand its work to assist with a variety of needs throughout South Florida, but the mission of Neighbors remains true to its original objective: to connect those in need with those willing to help. Through the continued support of CBS4 and its sister station, WBFS, TV33 providing on-air announcements and news coverage, Neighbors has amassed some impressive accomplishments. To date the organization’s phone bank has logged more than 3.5 million calls from viewers in need of help or wanting to help and raised more than $7 million in donations of funds, goods and services which have gone directly to individuals in need.
WFOR-TV/CBS4 and WBFS/MyTV33 are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
For more information on CBS4 and MyTV33 please visit cbsmiami.com.
Press contact: Lee Zimmerman, Director of Communications, WFOR-TV and WBFS
Phone: (305) 639-4426