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Eagle Lake Park Beautification Work Day

In 2022, local volunteers planted 150 trees to commemorate the 150th anniversary of National Arbor Day. Thursday, July 25, a follow-up maintenance work day will held at Eagle Lake Park in Largo to support the continued success of the project. Volunteers will assist with mulching, pruning trees, weeding, etc. Volunteers must be 13 years of age or older to participate. Minors need to be accompanied by an adult. These efforts help make the community healthier, greener and tree-resilient for decades to come. Learn more and sign up at eventbrite.com/e/eagle-lake-park-beautification-work-day-tickets-944206415807.

Grocery distribution in South St. Pete

Every Saturday, Positive Impact Ministries passes out hundreds of boxes of groceries to local families in need. Volunteers help pack boxes and load them into trunks at the drive-up distribution event at Tangerine Plaza. Karen Rae, executive director of Positive Impact Ministries, said with people on vacation and snowbirds back up north, extra volunteers are needed through the summer to help the nonprofit continue to serve the community. Individuals, school groups (students 8 years or older), church groups, civic groups, friends and neighbors are welcome. To learn more and sign up, visit PositiveImpact.org.

The Dog Moms of Tampa Bay

Based in the Tampa Bay area and founded in 2021, The Dog Moms of Tampa Bay (DMTB) is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts events for dogs and humans at local dog friendly places. Our goal: Doing Good While Having Fun. We are here to help you (1) have fun with your dog and meet fellow dog-loving people, (2) give back to local rescues who need it most, and (3) discover small businesses in our community. We have proudly contributed every penny earned from our events, to date, raising over $30,000 for local rescues and animal charities since 2021. We have two upcoming events that both have a fundraising aspect involved we are trying to spread the word on. EVENT #1: Pups & Plants Workshop Saturday, August 24th | 10:30am - 12pm @ Wild Roots St. Pete Calling all dog lovers, new plant parents and recovering black thumbs! Wild…

Swim Assistant needed

A volunteer is needed to assist with a new swim program at the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA as part of the Lealman Swim Program. The hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-4pm and volunteers need to pass a level 2 background check. For more information, call the Lealman Exchange at (727) 464-5404.

Volunteer with St. Pete Free Clinic

Grocery distribution in South St. Pete St. Pete Free Clinic (SPFC) is a non-profit organization that provides a robust roster of community services, including healthy food, housing and free and reduced-cost healthcare services. According to Jennifer Yeagley, CEO of SPFC, the organization has witnessed a staggering rise in the number of individuals seeking food assistance – it’s now serving over 40,000 people monthly, compared to 20,000 pre-pandemic.  Volunteers are needed to help make this sharp increase in families served possible. Helpers are needed at the We Help FRESH Pantry Indoor Choice location to ensure those visiting the pantry are greeted with a smile, routed quickly through the intake process and have fresh produce, meats, dairy and food staples organized and ready to be taken home. Volunteers are also needed to help sort and pack items that go home to the families in the FRESH Sprouts Program. Most volunteer opportunities occur between…

Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Be the HERO students need and help struggling students LOVE to LEARN! Now more than ever, kids need extra support in the classroom. Become a Classroom Grandparent Volunteer and help students in K-5th grade develop a love for learning through literacy tutoring and emotional mentoring! If you are age 55 and better, great with kids, and want to tutor in the classroom, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! Students learn to read in kindergarten through 3rd grade; then, they read to learn. Research shows students who struggle to read after 3rd grade are more likely to drop out of school before graduation. You can make a difference! Classroom Grandparents spend 5-20 hours per week throughout the school year in the classroom providing one-on-one or small group literacy tutoring. They ensure no student falls behind. Join our team of over 200 volunteers who are dedicated to encouraging young students to…

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