News 13 is very active in Central Florida and sponsors a variety of community events throughout our nine-county coverage area.
Saturday, October 12th
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 201 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee
Hosted by the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.
Join us for the 28th year of Osceola County's premier Latin festival featuring entertainment, food, fun and games for the whole family.
Free and open to the public
A Gift For Teaching is Central Florida's primary provider of free school supplies. More than 67 percent of students in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties can't afford school supplies, and more than 12,000 are homeless.
Supplies can also be donated during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Email B2SD@agiftforteaching.org to schedule a drop off. The top five essential items are:
Spectrum News 13 is proud to support A Gift For Teaching.
Saturday, August 3rd Spectrum News 13 on-air personalities Eric Levy, David Heckard and Mallory Nicholls will be at the Opening Day event to distribute pencil sharpeners to teachers who have registered for the event.
Check out the website that connects ordinary people with volunteer opportunities through nonprofit organizations.
If you need help, or if you're considering volunteering, check out 211 Your First Call For Help.