WSRE Documentary Premier: “IMPACT 100: Changing Lives, Strengthening Communities”


Maria V. Goldberg, Board Member
(850) 217-2347

For Release:    Friday, February 19, 2015

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area is pleased to announce the television premier of “IMPACT 100: Changing Lives, Strengthening Communities,” on WSRE TV, Thursday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. The show will also run at 8:00pm on Feb 26th and 9:30pm on Feb 27th.

IMPACT 100 is an all-volunteer organization with 100% of membership dues used to fund grants in five focus areas within Escambia and Santa Rosa counties – Arts & Culture, Family, Education, Health & Wellness, and Environment Recreation & Preservation.

WSRE TV, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has produced a documentary featuring IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area. This hour-long documentary travels through the 10-year history of this philanthropic organization, highlighting the IMPACT 100 model of giving including an interview with the founder of the Impact concept, Wendy Steele, of Cincinnati, Ohio; the inception of the organization in the Pensacola Bay Area; and the transformative nature of $100,000 (or more) in grants to area nonprofits by the women of IMPACT 100.

Celebrating 11 years of leveraging collective resources to further the mission – to know and serve the community, to collectively fund significant grants to charitable initiatives, and to set an example of effective philanthropy – IMPACT 100 has funded 57 grants totaling $6.17 million dollars since 2004.

For more information on IMPACT 100, please visit For more information on WSRE and for additional air times, please visit


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