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Community Dental Support

We serve adults who live in Pinellas County and who have no type of dental insurance, and whose household income is within 200% of the FPL. We offer urgent dental care and primary dental services including exams/x-rays, cleanings, fillings, and extractions for adults in our community who do not have dental insurance or the financial resources to access the care they desperately need.  Without access to care, treatable dental issues can lead to serious overall health problems. Our goal is to improve the dental health and quality of life of our patients, reduce the number of missed workdays,  and preclude unnecessary ER visits. 

Yoga4Caregivers

Yoga4Caregivers is a grassroots community started in the midst of the pandemic aimed to support family Caregivers. Yoga4Caregivers aims to empower family Caregivers to explore the benefits of yoga and meditation to lower level oof stress, anxiety and depression- all commonly experienced by family Caregivers. Yoga4Caregivers is a true Caregiver Kula, or intentional community of the heart that is 100% supported by volunteer Registered Yoga Teachers/Therapists and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction facilitators. Yoga4Caregivers is in need of volunteer Registered Yoga Teachers/Therapists and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction facilitators to support our online community. Contact yogais4caregivers@gmail.com

Teen Business Challenge

Computer Mentors is currently searching for at least 70 volunteers to assist with the 2020 Teen Business Challenge! Volunteers will serve in various capacities including: Coaches, Software developers, Judges, Subject Matter Experts, Registration, Technology Floaters, Set-up and Breakdown groups, and/or Food Servers.

Girls on the Run – Greater Tampa Bay – Program Coach

Coach is a volunteer position that works with a team of coaches to facilitate the Girls on the Run® curriculum to program participants. This position works closely with the Council Director and entails approximately 4 hours per week with additional time required on two to three weekend days for: training; a community race event; and for First Aid/CPR training, if necessary.     To learn more about becoming a coach with Girls on the Run head to the link below. 

Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay

SVP Tampa Bay partners are passionate about giving back to the community. They donate their time, talent, and resources to help nonprofits in Tampa Bay grow, develop, and sustain. The SVP partnership collectively empowers individuals to realize a greater impact on their philanthropic journey.    To learn more about becoming involved and supporting Tampa Bay nonprofits on a higher level click below!

100 Women Who Care – St. Petersburg

100 Women bring $100, Listen to 3 Local Non-Profits for a 5-minute Pitch/5 minutes questions and Vote Which Charity will win the $10,000, all in one hour!  The amount each member contributes is $100  at each meeting to reach for a goal of $10,000 in one hour!  100 Women Who Care meet four times throughout the year.      Learn more about joining, the next event will be held in November of 2020. 

Lunch Pals – Virtual Mentor

Lunch Pals have a weekly virtual lunch with a child in need of an adult mentor in the schools that need it most.  Learn more by taking the virtual workshop.

Become a Grant Panelist

Humanities scholars, we need your help. If you consider yourself objective and knowledgeable on the humanities and are interested in raising up the vital, underserved voices and stories from communities across Florida, consider applying to serve as a Florida Humanities grants panelist! Panelists receive an honorarium to read and score grants and program applications. Historians, anthropologists, educators, community leaders, oral historians, folklorists, and professionals in the literary arts in the cultural, academic, public and private sectors are highly encouraged to apply. What is expected of a Grant Panelist: If selected as a grant panelist, you will be expected to: Serve for at least one (1) year as a panelist. Participate in at least one (1) grant review from start to finish. The total process, from reading proposals to gathering on a virtual grant evaluation call, takes approximately 15-20 hours over a 4-week period.

PJ Library Zoom Pals: Make a friend across the Bay

PJ Library programs of the Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast and the Tampa JCCs & Federation are partnering for their first-ever Zoom Pals program. While COVID-19 is a continuing battle, the programs are finding different ways to connect to families and friends who are near and a (little bit) far. Beginning in September and running through December, the program will match PJ Library participants from PJ Library Gulf Coast with kids from the PJ Library program in Tampa. Parents will get a survey to match children from different communities in order to set up “playdates” via Zoom. PJ Library Zoom Pals has four sessions scheduled. They will be on Sep. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 18 and Dec. 13. Participants can jointly make the decision to Zoom more or less frequently. Each date will feature different themes. Families will receive additional information upon registering for the program. “This ongoing program…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay is seeking adult volunteers (called Bigs) to serve as mentors and positive role models for children (called Littles) through one-on-one relationships. With more than 700 children on the waiting list, many experiencing increased anxiety due to the pandemic, the need for caring adults is greater than ever. Traditional programs include picking up your Little a couple of times each month and participating in activities you both enjoy, or seeing them for one hour each week at school. However, we are also currently offering virtual matches until it is safe to resume face-to-face meetings. To learn more, attend one of the weekly virtual orientations (no RSVP required). For the complete schedule of orientations, visit bbbstampabay.org/be-a-big

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