Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

Gainesville Thrives!

Today’s episode features Gainesville Thrives! a non-profit organization working to promote tutoring and mentoring for kindergarten through high school students, as well as other services for expectant parents, parents and their infants, toddlers, and preschool children. They seek to achieve long-term academic success for students and stronger and healthier families. …

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Keep Alachua County Beautiful Great American Cleanup

Today’s episode features the Keep Alachua County Beautiful Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to noon beginning at Massey Park Recreation Center in Gainesville.  The main event has been updated to follow all necessary COVID-19 guidelines and sanitized supply kits will be available for volunteers. Cleanup …

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HOPE HOrses Helping PEople

Today’s episode features HOPE HOrses Helping PEople, an equine-assisted program in a healing environment that enhances personal growth, empowerment and well-being. It is located in Archer, Florida. Volunteers of all ages contribute their time and skills to those that enroll in one of HOPE’s programs. Any person diagnosed with an …

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Pints and Predators

Today’s episode features the upcoming Pints and Predators fundraising event scheduled for April 10 in Gainesville. The 7th annual educational festival and fundraiser for local wildlife rehabilitators features live birds of prey, creatures of the night and reptiles. Bubba Scales, owner of WildBirds Unlimited in Gainesville, helps to coordinate the …

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GRACE Marketplace

Today we are featuring the Grace Marketplace First Annual Farm to Table Gathering to End Homelessness on Feb. 25 at Belle Oaks Barn in Brooker. Grace Marketplace, located in Gainesville, provides safe shelter, effective services, and permanent housing solutions for people without any of the typical barriers that keep people …

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Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

Today’s episode features the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza in Gainesville. The Harn Museum of Art, celebrating its 30th anniversary, collaborates with university and community partners to inspire, educate and enrich people’s lives through art. The museum brings the joy of experiencing …

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WUFT’s Greater Good

Today ‘s episode features the WUFT-TV produced program “Greater Good.” The 30-minute series showcases non-profit organizations in the North Central Florida community. Each participating organization leads viewers on a journey of their organization’s history, their mission, their day-to-day community engagement and their impact on the community. WUFT Director of Media …

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University of Florida Performing Arts

Today’s episode features the University of Florida Performing Arts in Gainesville. UFPA encompasses the Thomas Center, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, University Auditorium and the Baughman Center. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, UFPA has had to reinvent itself and now features streamed performances and reduced capacity live performances that …

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