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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…

Schedule a food donation event

“Fill-A-Truck to Feed A Family” is a new initiative from Daystar Life Center to aid in hunger relief in the local community. Many school-aged students and families will no longer have access to school meals during summer break. Daystar Life Center is collecting essential pantry items that may otherwise expire or go unused. The nonprofit is recruiting organizations, churches and neighborhoods to participate in the program. Daystar Life Center will bring a truck to your location and collect walk-up and drive-through donations. To get involved, contact Jacqueline Roche at (727) 605-0207 or email jacqueline.roche@daystarlife.com.

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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