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Five ways you can give back this week

Ashley Morales



Use your tech expertise to help visitors explore The Dali Museum's exhibits. Photo Provided.

If you’re searching for a way to give back to your community, the Catalyst’s Impact Connector is here to help. Each week, we feature five organizations in the Tampa Bay area that need assistance, whether that’s time, talent, items, funding or simply awareness. We’re certain you’ll find something here that matches your interests and makes a positive impact on the community.

An immersive geodesic dome is the first element of the Dali Museum’s $68 million expansion project. Photo by Bill DeYoung.

Volunteer at The Dali Museum

The Dali Museum is seeking volunteer Museum Greeters and an App and Information Station Host. Museum Greeters guide visitors to the galleries, advise guests of the public docent-led tours and self-guided tours, and answer other frequently asked questions. The App and Information Station Host provides an explanation of how to use the museum’s self-guided tour app and answers frequently asked questions before and after guests visit the galleries. Learn more and sign up here.


Give back and celebrate the autumn season

Reach St. Pete, a nonprofit that provides free resources for those experiencing homelessness, low-income and at-risk situations is hosting its 6th Annual Fall Fest Fundraiser Oct. 21 from 12-5 p.m. You can volunteer to help with pumpkin painting, games, contests and other fall festivities. Get the details here.



Volunteers with medical or dental expertise needed

The St. Pete Free Clinic (SPFC) Health and Dental Centers provide primary and specialty health and dental care services for uninsured adults who meet income requirements. SPFC relies upon volunteer physicians, specialists, nurses, dentists, dental assistants and dental hygienists to serve our neighbors in need. Nurses, APRNs, Primary Care doctors, specialists, Dentists, Dental hygienists and students in health professional fields can give back by becoming a licensed volunteer.


Support neurodiverse adults with locally-made gifts

LiFT (Learning Independence for Tomorrow) empowers people with neurodiversity to learn, thrive and succeed. One of LiFT’s microbusinesses is LiFT Your Heart, a website with products handmade by adults living with neurodiversity. By purchasing from LiFT Your Heart, you can help create sustainable employment and vocational training opportunities for adults living with neurodiversity in our community. Shop online here.


Volunteer to spread the Halloween spirit

You can volunteer at the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg’s “Boo Bash,” a spooktacular Halloween celebration featuring a variety of frightfully fun festivities for the whole family like Trunk or Treat, inflatables, games, arts & crafts, face painting, snacks and music. The event on Oct. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. will be held at both the Bardmoor and Jim & Heather Gills YMCA locations. Sign up here.

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