102 JAMZ and Rickey Smiley present Stand Up For Students, a benefit comedy show for Families In Transition from Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. The benefit is on Thursday, March 17th at the Beacham (46 N. Orange Ave., Downtown Orlando) and will feature Rickey Smiley and local comedians. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30pm. It’s only $20 for entry and net proceeds will go to the 3 school systems’ Families In Transition programs.
60 Minutes recently addressed the issue of homeless students in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties, bringing up the alarming fact that over 5,000 kids in these areas are without permanent housing due to the economy.