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MAY 2022 PAY IT FORWARD -  CARE NET MOTHER'S DAY BASKETS DONATION

MAY 2022 PAY IT FORWARD - CARE NET MOTHER'S DAY BASKETS DONATION

Care Net Pregnancy Services of the Treasure Coast has been assisting expectant mothers and fathers for over 31 years. Their services include free ultrasounds, counseling and support for anyone who steps through their doors. Care Net wants every expectant mother to know that they are not alone and that they have a village supporting them.

And it is for these wonderful reasons and more we decided to donate six Mother's Day baskets to this amazing organization. We know that Mother's Day is everyday, but we also know mother's deserve to feel special on this day most of all. Therefore, we felt Care Net would let every expectant mother know just how special they are. We are very delighted to know that we helped six soon to be mothers feel bliss. 

APRIL 2022 PAY IT FORWARD -  NORTHWOOD CHURCH RADIO DONATION

APRIL 2022 PAY IT FORWARD - NORTHWOOD CHURCH RADIO DONATION

Two Way Radio Gear is happy announce that for the month of April we have collaborated with Northwood Church. Located in Keller, Texas, this congregation is dedicated to offering support and guidance to anyone that walks through the doors. 

Therefore, we decided to donate eight radios to this wonderful congregation for their “Revive” program. Revive is a respite care program that occurs twice a month and is for families and children who are special needs. This wonderful program that is constructed of 100 volunteers provides parents with 3-4 hours of time to themselves. Parents use these hours to take much needed rest in order return refreshed and jump back into the fray. This program is very highly sought after as there is often a waiting list for entry. We are so thankful to now be a part of this wonderful program as we enjoy supporting communities and families across the country.

MARCH 2022 PAY IT FORWARD - ST. LUCIE COUNTY FAIR STEER SALE- 4H

MARCH 2022 PAY IT FORWARD - ST. LUCIE COUNTY FAIR STEER SALE- 4H

For the month of March, St. Lucie County Fair Steer Sale (4H) is our 'pay it forward' campaign recipient.

Every year, Two Way Radio Gear attends the local St. Lucie County Fair and chooses a steer to purchase in support of the 4H organization and the young student exhibitors that help raise the steer to prepare for purchase.

This purchase not only supports young adults in our community year after year, it also provides a portion of meat for each and every employee of Two Way Radio Gear and their family. David Lloyd, President and CEO has been sharing the meat yielded from each steer for the last several years.

Two way Radio Gear takes the upmost pride in supporting our community as well as the families within it.  

February 2022 Pay it Forward: PACE Treasure Coast Valentine’s Day Collaboration

February 2022 Pay it Forward: PACE Treasure Coast Valentine’s Day Collaboration

Two Way Radio Gear is proud and honored to have collaborated with Pace Center for Girls Treasure Coast, this Valentine’s Day Season. Founded in 1998, Fort Pierce, Florida., Pace has over 21 centers located in the state of Florida. And over the course of 23 years Pace has provided and gifted over 1,000 young girls and women academic, social, and transitional services. Here at Two Way Radio, we admire their dedication, passion, and strength. Therefore, we have partnered with Pace this month to acknowledge their shining journeys. In a limited number of orders this month we will be gifting a single poem inside each package. Each poem was selected by a young lady within Pace and we are highly excited to share these kind words with our customers.

January 2022 Pay it Forward: Support for Nia

January 2022 Pay it Forward: Support for Nia

A short time ago, at the age of 25,  a local mom in our community, Nia, was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of breast cancer. A young mother of a 5 year old daughter Ava, Nia was also pregnant with her second child, due Jan 2022. Nia started chemo during her pregnancy, which allowed treatment to start right away while keeping her unborn child safe. Nia’s mother Felicia had to quit her job in order to focus full time on the care of her sick daughter and grandchildren. On Nov 17th 2021, after chemo treatment, Nia was rushed for an emergency c-section and her son Vincenzo was born 8 weeks premature, weighing in at 4lbs 14oz. The blessing of this health baby lifted the broken spirits of Nia and her family during this extremely trying time. Two Way Radio Gear has made a donation to Nia and her family to help support their everyday financial needs and will continue to pray for a speedy recovery for Nia and her entire family.

DECEMBER 2021 PAY IT FORWARD: Dishwasher Fills Toy Box for Kids In Need

DECEMBER 2021 PAY IT FORWARD: Dishwasher Fills Toy Box for Kids In Need

A Fort Pierce dishwasher filled a Toy Drive Box with gifts because he knows what it’s like to receive a Christmas present from a Police Officer when he needed it.

After being displaced from his parents when he was a child, Tucker Barlow’s grandparents adopted him and moved him from Fort Pierce to the Panhandle during the holidays.  

Without the comfort of home, Tucker wanted a red toy car for Christmas. To his delight, he received one from a local police officer during a holiday toy drive. “It was the only gift I got that year, and it was the exact car I wanted,” Tucker recalls.

Now 20 and living with a relative in Fort Pierce, Tucker is thankful that a police officer gave him a gift during a difficult time in his life when no one else did. 

So, when he walked to work at the Pot Beli Deli in Fort Pierce and saw a St. Lucie Sheriff’s PAL Toy Run Box, he knew he had to give back. Tucker went to the store and used the money he saved to buy a car to purchase gifts instead. “The best way to feel better when you are down is to do something nice for someone else,” Tucker says.

Tucker hopes more people will donate toys to PAL so kids can get a gift this year.

The St. Lucie County Toy Run is just one way the PAL builds relationships between law enforcement, kids, and the community. “Each year, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Police Athletic League collects toys to distribute to kids in need,” St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brian Hester said.

In its 15th year, the St. Lucie County Toy Run will take place on Sunday, December 12. Bikers will begin lining up at 9:00 a.m., at the Fort Pierce Farmer’s Market to ride through St. Lucie County and deliver toys to PAL at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds.

In advance of the Toy Run, PAL is collecting toys at the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Dyer Chevy Fort Pierce, Captain’s Gallery Restaurant, The Pot Beli Deli, Little Jim Bridge, Seacoast Bank – Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce Trader’s Market, Cobb’s Landing and Two- Way Radio Gear.

And if you can’t drop off a toy or ride in the Toy Run, you can make a small donation to the PAL to support their programs here: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/slsp/.

Tucker knows that just one gift can make an impact on a child’s life. “No child should go without a gift during the holidays or without youth sports programs during the year,” says Fire District Chief Nate Spera, this year’s Toy Run Grand Marshal.

When a struggling kid gets a gift from a PAL, it influences them for life – ask Tucker.

To learn how to become a PAL to a kid in need, visit http://www.stluciesheriffpal.com, email PAL@Stluciesheirff.com or call (772) 672-8795.

NOVEMBER 2021 PAY IT FORWARD: HELP BUILD A PLAYGROUND AT INDEPENDENT CLASSICAL ACADEMY

NOVEMBER 2021 PAY IT FORWARD: HELP BUILD A PLAYGROUND AT INDEPENDENT CLASSICAL ACADEMY

Two Way Radio Gear is proud to donate to help build a PLAYGROUND @ICA Anglers Independent Classical  Academy Charter School. 

ICA provides an alternative to government-run schools. Charter schools are schools of choice, and as such ICA provides parents the opportunity to choose a school based upon what they think will work best for their child. ICA emphasizes not only the core subjects of English and math, but also the arts, history, science, and languages. Some of what sets us apart are a return to lost arts such as cursive writing, phonemic awareness, spelling & grammar rules, a culture of self-discipline, teacher autonomy, physical education, formal reading & writing instruction, parental involvement, self-governance, a departure from the testing culture, financial literacy, advanced civics instruction, and more!

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October 2021 Pay It Forward: Crisis Response International

Crisis Response International Logo

Crisis Response International, or CRI, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. They  train and deploy volunteers from communities, churches and other independent organizations for the purpose of responding to disasters and compassion initiatives around the world.

Hurricane Ida made landfall as a high-end, Category 4 major storm. Packing wind speeds of 155 mph, record rainfall, and flooding caused levies to top in areas and knock power out to over one million residents and could be months till restored in some areas.

Together with several other organizations, CRI has served nearly 50,000 meals.

September 2021 Pay It Forward- Youngker Roughrider Music

August 2021 Pay It Forward- Love & Lemonade

We are honored to be able to take part in amazing projects like the Love & Lemonade Stand at Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County. We can't wait to get our first cup of lemonade! These girls are going to do amazing things!