Connect with us

IMPACT Connector

To Make An Impact

Stock shelves that build homes

Beat the heat and give back to your community. Habitat ReStore volunteers help sort donations, prep items for the sales floor and provide great customer service. Sign up at Shopping at Habitat ReStore also helps support our local Habitat for Humanity as the nonprofit builds homes in record-breaking numbers. Check out our nearest ReStore at 13355 49th St North Suite B, Clearwater 33762.

Become an ambassador for your city

The St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to serve as Chamber Ambassadors,  highly motivated, enthusiastic and articulate business professionals who serve as the backbone of the Chamber’s membership engagement program. Ambassadors serve as liaisons between Chamber staff and the members, as well as representing the Chamber at a variety of events. Get the details on the Chamber’s website at

Grocery Distribution Events

A free grocery distribution event is held every Saturday at Tangerine Plaza. The nonprofit Positive Impact Worldwide partners with Publix, Sam’s Club, Aldi and The Fresh Market to ensure equitable access to nutritious food for all. Volunteers are needed to help load groceries and keep the busy car line running smoothly. Learn more and sign up at:

“Shells for Shorelines” Program

Tampa Bay Watch needs your help operating its “Shells to Shorelines” program, which recycles oyster shells from local restaurants and puts them back in the Tampa Bay to filter the water, provide habitat and stabilize the shoreline. The nonprofit relies on thousands of volunteers to make its programs happen. Email Richard Radigan, the program manager, to volunteer:

Clothing donations needed

The Clothing Closet at the Florida Dream Center is running on empty, and they need the community’s help. Donate your gently used clothing to make a difference in someone's life. Donations can be made Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. or Saturday from 6 a.m.-1 p.m. at 4017 56th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33714.


The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions (ISPS) at St. Petersburg College originated in the mid-2000s with the late Congressman C. W. Bill Young and it is designated as a policy and community engagement institute serving the entire Florida College System. We welcome your support through volunteering and donating. Volunteer opportunities vary, including staffing our in-person programs. Additionally, a gift will help sustain our mission to advance academic excellence through student participation, community engagement, economic vitality and public understanding through high-quality, and solutions-directed public policy programs. Thank you for your support!

Need Community Impact? Submit Your Opportunity

A collection of carefully selected thought leaders who are pushing the boundaries of local community impact to be better.

The St. Pete Catalyst

The Catalyst honors its name by aggregating & curating the sparks that propel the St Pete engine.  It is a modern news platform, powered by community sourced content and augmented with directed coverage.  Bring your news, your perspective and your spark to the St Pete Catalyst and take your seat at the table.

Email us:

Subscribe for Free