Andrew Hall Gives More And Gets More People To Give
Andrew Hall is a regional director for AT&T, managing external and legislative affairs in Tampa Bay and the Sarasota area. He has a demanding schedule, but Hall finds time to contribute more than 500 hours a year volunteering or leading
organizations that give back to the community, all to benefit children. Hall made a commitment to being involved with helping children who were facing challenges when he was in high school in Atlanta. At the time, Hall’s father was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and it changed his outlook on family and community. Fortunately, Hall’s father recovered and is healthy today. When Hall chaired the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk in 2012, the campaign raised $450,000, a 50 percent increase over the previous year and the highest total in the Tampa Bay chapter’s 11-year history. In 2015, as Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor made plans to set up a foundation upon her retirement, she turned to Hall to help lead her fundraising. In just 45 days, Hall and committee raised $250,000. Hall heads the AT&T Pioneers, a volunteer organization made up of former and
current AT&T employees. Last year, the group contributed $50,000 and thousands of volunteer hours to 70+ organizations in Tampa Bay. Hall also serves on the board of directors for Athletes and Causes, The Florida Aquarium, and the Van Wezel Foundation, and is a member of the Leadership Council for the United Negro College Fund, Tampa Bay. Hall’s efforts have helped boost technology education programs at Metropolitan Ministries, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Suncoast, and the Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Personal Awards: • Presidential Volunteer Service Award, 2013, 2014, 2015 • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, recognized for raising $450K • Community Leadership Award, Rise Tampa, recognized by Police Chief Jane Castor for being instrumental in the inaugural Tampa Police Department fundraiser
Westchase Fit Body Boot Camp Birthday Challenge Chad Johnson, owner of Westchase Fit Body Boot Camp, recently did a birthday challenge – his, which was July 11 – to raise money for The Children’s Home in Tampa. The challenge was to do 2,000 push ups in one hour, then run a half marathon, 13 miles, on the Pinellas Trail. Chad successfully did 1,700 push-ups in one hour, and got to 2,020 in 73 minutes! The challenge was a success, and the money raised for The Children’s Home was over $2,016. Job well done, and for a worthy cause. Visit www.fitbodywestchase.com.
Chad Johnson on his way to 2,020 push-ups for charity
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