FOX 8 is recognizing remarkable women making a difference in Northeast Ohio. During the month of March, we introduced you to our four finalists, before naming our winner: Teresa McCurry.
Maria Dellapina’s company, SPECS4US, grew out of a simple need: a quality pair of glasses for her daughter Erin. She needed a frame that was durable and comfortable for a child with Down syndrome. Read More…
Teresa McCurry’s daughter Meesha died in 1996 from complications of sickle cell anemia the day before Christmas. But instead of just mourning, Teresa found a new path to move ahead.
When Crestwood Local Schools closed to in-person learning last March, director of nutrition services Jennifer Bujak-Hirsch had to turn the lunch program from a simple daily routine into a massive carryout, feeding families in need. Read More…
Jenna Newman created a story time for children with autism and made sensory bags for first responders in Lake County with her son Tommy in mind. Every month, she takes on a new charitable cause. Read More…