Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead

Recognized in February 2016 as Bay News 9’s Every Day Hero and in May 2014 as FoxTV’s Hometown Hero, located in the award-winning Carrollwood Players Theatre, 4333 Gunn Highway and produced by the WriteOne Creative Services, Life Amplified is a community-driven variety talent event for a small, local, independent nonprofit or organization proven to be in need and making a positive difference in our community.

Performers range from elementary school to senior citizen and talent varies from mind-readers and child magicians to singers, dancers, comedians, acoustic musicians and spoken word poets, among others.

Coming February 10, 2017 to Sacred Grounds is Life Amplified V-Fest for Redefining Refuge, a celebration of women and the continuation of The Vagina Monologues performed at Carrollwood Players on February 3, 4 and 5.  All proceeds raised at this fifth year anniversary celebration of Life Amplified will go to Redefining Refuge’s fight against human trafficking in Tampa Bay.

What is Life Amplified?

Life Amplified is a series of themed spoken word and talent showcases with a timely platform/message benefiting a selected local organization and is the philanthropic side of The WriteOne Creative Services.
Life Amplified is a 100% volunteer spoken word and talent variety showcase began in January 2013 to benefit worthy local organizations helping our community. With shows bi or tri-annually each year, all proceeds raised go to the selected organization.
Until there aren’t charities in need, Life Amplified will be here to help.

Bay News 9

Recognized as Bay News 9 Every Day Hero February 2016

Fox 13 News

Recognized as Fox 13’s Hometown Hero May 2014

In the time it takes to make an excuse, you could be starting a movement… ~Deb Kelley


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