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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.

Flueling 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.

Save a Startup – Donate to the Rising Tide Relief Fund

Tampa Bay Wave has launched the Rising Tide Emergency Relief Fund to serve as a lifeline to desperate startups who were on track for success until the unexpected impact of COVID-19. Our goal is to offer short-term, near-zero interest loans. Make a difference today by donating to the Rising Tide Relief Fund.

Meals On Wheels for Kids (MOW4Kids) needs volunteers

Volunteer opportunities available now with the Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger MOW4Kids program due to emergency school closure. Volunteers currently needed for packing meals Saturdays and deliveries on Mondays, starting 3/23 until schools re-open. Monetary donations also greatly needed https://networktoendhunger.org/donate/

Ronald McDonald House Tampa Bay Creates Emergency Fund for Families

We have suspended meal volunteer groups to focus on maintaining the healthiest environment possible. Without those volunteers and the food they provide, we’re left to fill a massive gap. We have created an emergency fund for our families. You can help make sure our families are fed and safe with your financial contribution.

Help Daystar Life Center Help Neighbors in Need

Your donations of food, clothing, household goods, and personal care items help us to help our neighbors in need alleviate hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness. Follow the link to see a list of needed items or click the Donate Now button to give a financial contribution.

Veterans Crisis Line is there for Vets during COVID-19

Veterans with physical health issues and mental health issues including PTSD can be having a particularly difficult time during the COVID-19 crisis. The VA wants to remind all veterans that help is available 24/7 from caring, qualified responders. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, Text 838255 or follow the link to chat online.

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