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We are a community of people who enjoy sharing what we LOVE to do with others, and in turn, receive from others that are doing the same.  We hope that you'll enjoy engaging in our alternate economy community by sharing with us what YOU love to do!   Our Mission is to support the growth of a time-based community that teaches its members to exchange goods and services without the use of cash.   Assets – Everyone has something to give. We are an asset-based society. Everyone's time is valued equally.  We are the expression of abundance  and we share what we LOVE to do with others. Re-defining Work – The market economy says the more demand there is on a product or service, the higher the cost or value of that item; and conversely, things which are plentiful have little or no value.  We value all work here, especially work that money doesn't…

Quantum leap Farm Opportunities

Horse experience is desired, but not required Individuals and group volunteers welcome You need to be at least 16 years old Leading  Guiding a specially trained horse before, during, and after a rider is mounted, as directed by the riding instructor.  Volunteers undergo training to ensure their comfort and confidence in horse handling and leading prior to being assigned this duty.   Sidewalking Walking beside a rider who is mounted, helping to ensure his or her safety and security while in the saddle.  Sidewalkers are specially trained to avoid injury in the event of a fall or emergency dismount.  Generally, sidewalkers are not asked to walk in excess of two 50-minute sessions per morning and are given breaks between sessions.   Grooming and Tacking Up  Brushing and preparing the horse and riding equipment (tack) for a rider, and/or taking off tack and caring for the horse after a ride is…

Are you inspired to make a difference in the world? Multiple Volunteer Opportunities Available!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! We need your help now, more than ever. Are you inspired to make a difference in the world? We have volunteer opportunities ranging from mentoring teens to calling seniors for a friendly chat, to help us in our food pantry or at events...and many more!

Donate to the Jobs Catalyst initiative at St Petersburg Foundation

The Jobs Catalyst hires Covid affected workers as part time help for local nonprofits and pays their wages from the St Petersburg Foundation's Crisis Relief Fund. Double your impact - Feeding Tampa Bay is matching donations to St. Petersburg Foundation's Crisis Relief Fund up to $20,000.

Register Your Nonprofit Organization for Assistance with Tampa Bay SVP Cares

SVP - Social Venture Partners of Tampa Bay want to know how your organization has been impacted. Register your nonprofit organization and your COVID-19 impact data on the SVP Cares site to be connected with assistance from the community.

Looking for Help? The St. Pete Free Clinic is Here for You

Are you a Pinellas County resident looking for help getting your basic needs of food, shelter or health care? You’ve come to the right place! We have many programs that help with those basic needs. We provide assistance for low to moderate income clients who are facing temporary problems, that if addressed, will prevent them from falling further through the cracks. 727-821-1200

Mental Health Resources During COVID-19 from the CDC

The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely increasing stress and anxiety. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Please visit the CDC resource page for links, tips and hotlines to help you and your family through these tough times.

Fueling The Frontlines

Fueling The Frontlines is a grassroots organization that provides food from local restaurants to frontline workers and impacted communities during crises.We coordinate the safe delivery of meals, prepared by local restaurants, to frontline heroes and impacted communities. One hundred percent of donations go directly to restaurants. 100% of us are volunteers.

Buy Farm Food – Support local farms, food banks and get fresh produce

Buy of 20lb box of farm fresh produce, donate a 20lb box to a local food bank and help our local farmers avoid dumping food while giving them a bit of much needed cash flow. As of right now, 3000 lb of fresh fruit and vegetables has been donated to families in need. Our goal is 10 tons for May or 80,000 servings.

St. Pete’s Fighting Chance Fund is providing relief to local small businesses

Providing relief to small businesses impacted by local COVID-19 orders, City of St. Pete has created the Fighting Chance Fund – an emergency grant for St. Pete’s negatively impacted locally owned and independent small businesses.The goal is to help offset the significant, temporary loss of revenue during this global pandemic.

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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: spark@stpetecatalyst.com

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