Hoola for Happiness Ministry Video

Hoola for Happiness Ministry Video

June 2016- Underground Media produced a new video for Hoola for Happiness ministry

Hula hoops used to spread happiness by Bay Area charity

Hula hoops used to spread happiness by Bay Area charity

June 2016- What's Right with Tampa Bay: Bay area charity uses hula hoops to spread cheer (My Fox Tampa Bay Video Story)

Kismis Ink feature: Carissa from Hoola for Happiness

Kismis Ink feature: Carissa from Hoola for Happiness

October 2015- "Photograph a day in the life of someone I admire." I wrote those words on my list of 35 ways I could celebrate turning 35 this summer. There are many inspiring individuals I admire… but one name kept coming to mind. (Mariana Mosli)

USF alumna finds hope in hula-hoops

USF alumna finds hope in hula-hoops

April 2015- Carissa Caricato, who graduated USF with a degree in mass communications, sends hula-hoops to girls around the world and believes simple joys can make a world of difference in the lives of the downtrodden and abused.

TEDx USF- Dancing for Freedom: Your Dark Story has a Purpose

TEDx USF- Dancing for Freedom: Your Dark Story has a Purpose

March 2015- Hoola for Happiness founder Carissa Caricato speaks at the TEDxUSF event on March 28, 2015 at the University of South Florida’s School of Music. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. This TEDx event theme was “A World Beyond Ourselves.”

Nonprofit group hooping up some happiness

Nonprofit group hooping up some happiness

February 2015- Yards of PVC irrigation tubing and colored electrical tape are bringing joy to children not only in Tampa, but also around the world.

Adam ran into Hoola on his USA bike tour

Adam ran into Hoola on his USA bike tour

August 2014- A man from NY searching for new purpose biked all over the USA and ran into Hoola for Happiness at one of our community hoop jams in Tampa

DNA India: Hooping the way to happiness

DNA India: Hooping the way to happiness

June 2014- Hooping renews a sense of childhood, says Carissa Caricato who has been traveling through Mumbai spreading the message of happiness to women who have been trafficked.