Suncoast Snapshot

Join us every Thursday for a new episode of Suncoast Snapshot, United Way Suncoast’s series highlighting local impact stories with our strategic community partners.

March 25, 2021

Special Guests:
Melissa Carr and Watson Haynes, Pinellas County Urban League

Melissa Carr arrived at the United Way Suncoast’s Campbell Park Resource Center last December ready to explain how the center helped her navigate the personal challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. She had no idea, however, her story of gratitude would lead to a life-altering change. Watch this Suncoast Snapshot as Carr and Pinellas County Urban League president Watson Haynes detail how Carr now finds herself on a new path to success.

April 1, 2021

Special Guests:
Bess the Book Bus’ Jennifer Frances, Patrika, and Johanna Deveaux

Ernest sits down with Jennifer Frances of Bess the Book Bus, and Patrika and Johanna Deveaux. Watch as they share how the Book Bus has persevered during the pandemic, and how Johanna has enjoyed reading and bonding with her family thanks to Bess. She even got a special surprise from the author, Mo Willems!