Charity or Non-Profit Story

Organization Seeks Community Support For Annual Hillsborough River Costal Cleanup

Organization Seeks Community Support For Annual Hillsborough River Costal Cleanup

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa Bay area residents are invited to take part in the annual Hillsborough River and Coastal Cleanup, joining the effort to beautify sites along the Hillsborough and Alafia Rivers and other waterways. Hosted each year by Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful (KTBB), the campaign is scheduled to be held on Saturday, September(…)

Center Place To Hold Beach Themed Bunco To Raise Program Funding

Center Place To Hold Beach Themed Bunco To Raise Program Funding

  By Kathy L. Collins Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association will be hosting a Beach Blanket Bunco For The Arts on Thursday, September 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bunco is a game of dice, luck, social interaction and prizes. This particular bunco will not only be fun, but also a way for the(…)

Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show Fundraiser For Brandon Elk Youth Programs

Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show Fundraiser For Brandon Elk Youth Programs

  By Michelle Colesanti Helping to solve a murder mystery will not only provide a fun night out, but it will help to benefit the various Brandon Elk’s charities which support the local community. Join in for this night of laughs and mystery as this hilarious and dysfunctional family drama loudly unfolds as attendees learn(…)

Backpack Event Provides School Supplies To Over 500 Families In Need

Backpack Event Provides School Supplies To Over 500 Families In Need

  By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, August 9, the community came together at the Annual Backpack Event, hosted by the YMCA and the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO), to make sure that children in need have new backpacks and age appropriate school supplies for the start of the new school year.1,400 children were registered(…)

Local Cat Rescue Seeks Community Help For Surgery For Dora The Kitten

Local Cat Rescue Seeks Community Help For Surgery For Dora The Kitten

  By Michelle Colesanti Dora is a sweet kitten who has had a rough start. She and her sister, Bobbi, both now around four months old, were found as strays near a Home Depot store garden center. Dora has a medical condition called Trichiasis, where the eyelashes of one eye grow in toward the eye(…)

T.A.M.P.A. Readies For 7th Annual Run For The Fallen

T.A.M.P.A. Readies For 7th Annual Run For The Fallen

  By Tamas Mondovics Six years ago, under the logo “Run for the Fallen,” a small team of runners ran across America to raise awareness about the lives of the service members who were killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The effort began to keep the memories of fallen solders(…)

Dolphin Tale 2 Continues Story Of Rescued Dolphin, Brings Revenue To Aquarium

Dolphin Tale 2 Continues Story Of Rescued Dolphin, Brings Revenue To Aquarium

  By Nicole Heubusch Three years ago, the world was introduced to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), and its unique rescue dolphin, Winter, in the movie Dolphin Tale. The aquarium, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has been known for rescuing and rehabilitating aquatic animals, and the story of Winter the dolphin was a true one. Winter was(…)

Phoenix Is One Of Many Success Stories From RVR Horse Rescue In Riverview

Phoenix Is One Of Many Success Stories From RVR Horse Rescue In Riverview

  By Marisa Webber Fifty volunteers, 48 horses, 40 acres, four donkeys and one pig make up RVR Horse Rescue. It houses a large variety of horses and donkeys that all have one thing in common; they are cared for in the most loving, caring environment possible. Many of the horses, and all of the(…)

Newland Communities Provides Over 7,000 Meals To Feeding America Tampa Bay

Newland Communities Provides Over 7,000 Meals To Feeding America Tampa Bay

  Staff Report Thousands of residents and concertgoers from the Tampa Bay area contributed roughly 3 tons of nonperishable food to Feeding America Tampa Bay during Newland Communities’ Concerts for a Cause series. AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES, their joint venture partner NORTH AMERICAN SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) is pleased to announce more than 7,000 meals will(…)

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

  By Sandra Meyer The new school year will bring many challenges for children as they get  used to more difficult work in all their classes, and few subjects build on the prior year’s work as much as math. Many children simply aren’t ready to pick up where they left off. “Taking the summer off(…)