Guest Blog: Life before foster care can be a never-ending hurricane

By Kelly, Foster Mom:

When your safety was threatened as you lied in bed listening to those terrifying sounds just waiting for them to end, longing for it to be over, imagine that as a child only those terrifying sounds aren't wind gusts, they are screams echoing throughout your home from the domestic violence you witness regularly, and — unlike a hurricane — it won't be a once in a lifetime experience, it will become your norm.

Master Chef Blends Hope with Stardom

Jeff Philbin, a contestant on Fox’s “Master Chef”, welcomed everyone who entered Fodder and Shine to join the viewing party. Determined to use his popularity for a good cause, Jeff has been donating the proceeds of silent auctions and raffles to various Tampa Bay organizations.