Making a Difference: Local DJ Jayde Donovan gives an "Apple A Day'" for cancer patients

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Hot 101.5 Tampa Bay DJ Jayde Donovan (left) pictured with Brittany Hamilton. (Image courtesy the Give Hope Foundation.)

 

 

St. Petersburg, Florida -- You may recognize the voice -- and you may know Jayde Donovan as a DJ on Hot 101.5 Tampa Bay -- but there's much more going on behind the microphone.

Jayde's also the person behind an "Apple A Day" in May. The Apple A ay Program for the Give Hope Foundation provides iPads and other high-tech toys to children ages 2 to 17 who are undergoing cancer treatment -- for FREE.

Jayde says her inspiration for the program was 17-year-old bone cancer patient Brittany Hamilton. The two became friends after meeting at a cancer benefit. Jayde wanted to do something special for Brittany, so for her 16th birthday, Jayde bought Brittany an iPhone. 

The joy Jayde saw in Brittany inspired her to help other children.

So now, just like radio giveaways --- Jade gives an "Apple" A Day" to 22 deserving kids who are battling with cancer.

This weekend, kids and their families came together at 101.5's St. Petersburg studios to have fun, forget their troubles, and get their iPads -- to the delight of all!

For more on Jayde Donovan and the Give Hope Foundation click here.

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