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When restoration is a communitywide effort, #WeStandReady: Here’s how it works

As TECO monitors Hurricane Irma, we urge you to ensure that your household is prepared – that includes having an updated emergency plan for your family, knowing the location of your appropriate emergency shelter and taking special steps to have … Continue reading

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Starting a new school year in a new home: Women build something bigger than the sum of its parts for a family in need

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There’s no place like a Habitat for Humanity home – and the women who helped build one recently can tell you some things about the construction materials they brought to the effort: camaraderie, a drive to help the community and … Continue reading

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Eagles have landed (a safe new nest): our commitment to environmental stewardship is symbolic in more ways than one

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“Freedom” means different things to different members of society. For some, it means the opportunity to enjoy basic aspects of life – like a home, constructive ways to use your energy and the ability to raise children in a safe … Continue reading

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Good dogs! Making it seem easy to provide comfort in the community (no treats needed)

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Ask TECO’s Kathleen Waligore if old dogs can learn new tricks and she’ll tell you about a pair of eight-year-old Shih Tzu mixes that over the course of six months went from not-housebroken to experts at providing comfort and healing. Waligore, … Continue reading

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Wave hello to a powerful (and surprise) partnership to help women

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For 40 years, The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women has provided critical, day-to-day services for women in need through its counseling and wellness programs, employment services and more – and with those things comes confidence and empowerment for recipients … Continue reading

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