Community rallies to buy playground equipment

A Rhode Island PTA wanted to raise $400 for new playground equipment. When the frozen yogurt store they partnered with for a fundraiser didn’t deliver, other businesses in the community were able to step in and save the day. The store says that they didn’t give the...

Local business helps woman in need

After a woman was ripped off by the contractor she hired to fix her roof, a local business came to the rescue and fixed the problem free of charge. The first contractor had botched the job and left with the woman’s money, causing her ceiling to leak. After seeing a...

Of Consuming Interest: Car insurance myths

Call For Action President, Shirley Rooker, discusses common misconceptions about car insurance with Laura Adams, a senior analyst at InsuranceQuotes.com. According to Adams, a surprising number of Americans don’t know important details of their own car insurance...

Charity Scams – Hurricane Harvey

By Shirley Rooker, President, Call For Action Whenever a natural disaster occurs, scammers are never far behind. They prey on our willingness to help others in need and cast their nets far and wide to find victims. The approach is likely to come through the internet...

Spotting a phone scam

Are you receiving seemingly legitimate calls about renewing a service or paying off a fee? Proceed with caution. Phone scams are extremely common and can be targeted at anyone. Before returning any calls or sending any money, viewers should take the steps to make sure...

Restoring power after a late bill

When the City of Toledo turned off their electricity, a family had to go through months of hassle to get the power back on. Call 11 For Action was able to speed up the process. The family initially lost power after falling behind on their electric bill. Once they made...