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Hoola Moments of JOY 2017

Hoola Moments of JOY 2017

November 2017- Smile with us through countless countries as we dance, laugh, play and make memories with Hoola for Happiness.

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.”

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.