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Making a Difference

NBC 6 Shares Stories of Difference Makers Working to Improve Our Community

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 05:37 PM EDT

Recipes For Change: Local Chefs Help Feed the Homeless

Recipes For Change: Local Chefs Help Feed the Homeless

More than 35 chefs from South Florida's food scene join forces with Camillus House to whip up four-course meals for the homeless. NBC 6 anchor Johnny Archer shows you how these chefs are making a difference...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:39 PM EDT

Stroke Awareness Month: #CheckItSFL to Understand, Prevent

Stroke Awareness Month: #CheckItSFL to Understand, Prevent

The South Florida American Heart Association wants to spread understanding to enhance prevention during Stroke Awareness Month.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:43 PM EDT

Nonprofit Throws Baby Shower for Moms-To-Be for Mother's Day

Nonprofit Throws Baby Shower for Moms-To-Be for Mother's Day

Mother's Day was conceived to honor mothers but many moms lack resources and support. One local nonprofit organization wants to help their transition into parenthood.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 07:02 PM EDT

Monsignor Pace Senior Is a Leader for Young Women in STEM

Monsignor Pace Senior Is a Leader for Young Women in STEM

Vanessa Perez-Robles heard all the numbers and decided to take action. She created the Women in STEM Club at Monsignor Pace High School in Miami Gardens.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:07 PM EDT

Hialeah-Miami Lakes English Teacher Has Been Inspiring Students for Decades

Hialeah-Miami Lakes English Teacher Has Been Inspiring Students for Decades

Elena Sanchez is a treasure, the kind of teacher who sets the template for other teachers to follow.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 07:00 PM EDT

Attorney Turned Teacher Making a Difference at Nova Middle School

Attorney Turned Teacher Making a Difference at Nova Middle School

There's a reason Kristin Murphy feels at home in the realistic mock courtroom at Nova Middle School. She's a licensed attorney who left that profession to teach law full time at Nova Middle School in Davie.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 02:54 PM EDT

Teacher Appreciation Week: Educators Making a Difference

The community in South Florida is recognizing educators who have made a differen...View gallery

  • The Pre-K Team – Greynolds Park Elementary School
  • Ms. Schneeberger and Ms. Takacs – Silver Ridge Elementary
  • Ms. Manzieri – Key Biscayne K-8 Center
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:18 AM EDT

Single Dads Adopting Children, Creating Forever Families

Single Dads Adopting Children, Creating Forever Families

When you think of adoptive parents, a single man is not the first thing to come to mind. But as the idea of what makes a family is constantly being reimagined, more men are building families on their own. They...

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 07:18 AM EDT

South Florida Group Changing Lives Through Dance

South Florida Group Changing Lives Through Dance

NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia introduces us to one group who is making a difference for children and young adults in need by having everyone dancing to the same beat.

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 07:25 PM EDT

McArthur's Force of Nature Teaches Kids With Special Needs Coding

McArthur's Force of Nature Teaches Kids With Special Needs Coding

Natalie Almonte took it upon herself to teach the special needs kids how to code.

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Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids
Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids

Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children.

North Miami Beach Police Officer Hospitalized After AM Crash
North Miami Beach Police Officer Hospitalized After AM Crash

The crash involving the police car and another vehicle took place near the intersection of Northeast 19th Avenue and 175th Street, with both cars involved suffering damage to the front of their vehicles.

'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions
'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions

Police in Sunrise have arrested and charged a woman with animal cruelty after her dog was found crammed in a small, broken cage with blood coming out of its nose and tail, according to an arrest report.

Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days
Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days

Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich...

Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest
Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest

A Chinese citizen was arrested Saturday for "jabbing" a sea turtle nest with a wooden stake and "stomping" on the protected habitat, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.

Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police
Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police

Christopher Monnin was arrested last week in Palm Bay on several charges, including burglary as well as theft of property less than $300 and criminal mischief and was booked into the Brevard County jail.