Message from the Chair, Board of Directors “Ending Hunger, Nourishing Hope,” the mission of Feeding America Tampa Bay,expresses a vision the food bank’s Board of Directors offers to the Tampa Bay community. Hunger free initiatives across the nation are taking root in small towns and counties as well as in major metropolitan areas. Led by elected officials or volunteers,these initiatives are formed around the core belief that to end hunger at the community level, a broad range of community stakeholders must unite behind a common vision and strategy.
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The Tampa Bay Rays’ 2012 season may be over but a legacy of the team’s performance will positively impact Tampa Bay communities. The Mosaic Company has donated $89,500 to Feeding America Tampa Bay as an outgrowth of its Home Runs for Food partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays. Mosaic contributed $500 to the food bank for every hit by the Rays during their regular season games to help feed hungry families in their regions.
Thanks to The Mosaic Company and the Tampa Bay Rays for their endless dedication and support to ending hunger, nourishing hope in West Central Florida.
Feeding America Tampa Bay presents Empty Bowls 2012. Join us for lunch November 15th at Lykes Park for lunch and receive a commerative bowl made by local school children. Read More >>>
Are you thinking about having a yard sale or getting rid of an item you no longer use? Before you consider spending all day in your front yard trying to sell unwanted possessions or going through the process of pricing and placing items on ebay, please check out a website called GiftIt. Giftit is a classified buy & sell web site and is locally directed, like Craigslist, with a cool charity twist! Anyone can sell a good or service to another person, and the proceeds from the sale go to the charity of the seller’s choice. You simply select Feeding America Tampa Bay as your charity, post your item, sit back and watch it sell. Any money raised is sent directly to us! Click here to view our page and learn more!
Stay Tuned! Progress Energy will be running 30-second radio spots during select Tampa Bay Rays games during the 2012 season on Rays Radio, 620 WDEA. Listen to the radio spot now >>
Walk, Run, and Bike to Feed America. The new Charity Miles app let’s you raise money to help feed the hungry in West Central Florida while maintaining personal fitness.
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Tampa-area residents can “drive the drive” as the Southern Ford Dealers and Feeding America Tampa Bay are partnering to launch the Southern Ford Dealers’ yearlong Driving Hunger Relief program. Beginning tomorrow and running through September 10, residents can take part in a variety of activities to raise up to 100,000 meals for Feeding America in the Southern Ford Dealer communities. Read more about how you can drive out hunger>>>
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