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Tales of Our Volunteer Heroes and Life-Changing Community Service Programs

Want ideas for volunteering in the Tampa Bay area? Enjoy articles and volunteer and contributor spotlights that offer insights and firsthand experiences with our programs.

Geared Up To Serve-August 2021

Geared Up To Serve-August 2021

Highlights: 10 Tampa Bay Features Seniors in Service Operation Veteran Connects Feeds Hundreds Together We're Better RSVP Volunteers Show Appreciation for Our Veterans The Next Generation Of Volunteers Support Our Current Generation Volunteer Receives Salt and Pepper...

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Veterans Helping Veterans through Whole Health!

Veterans Helping Veterans through Whole Health!

Operation: Veteran Connect engages AmeriCorps members who are veterans and feel a special calling to help others who've served our nation. In partnership with James A. Haley and Bay Pines VA Hospitals, this veterans-helping-veterans model helps implement Whole Health,...

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Spotlight: Ms. Brascom!

Spotlight: Ms. Brascom!

Foster Grandparent volunteers make a real difference in children's lives with in-school tutoring and mentoring. That difference would not be possible without classroom teachers. Teachers, like Ms. SaTonya Brascom, are true advocates for their students and the...

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Building Hope with Tomatoes

   Isolation stemming from mandatory stay-at-home orders and social distancing brought fear and loneliness to Sun City Center's senior community in March of 2020. Food insecurity also skyrocketed, and a growing sense of uncertainty paralyzed many. That was not the...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jane McGrady!

Volunteer Spotlight: Jane McGrady!

  Jane McGrady volunteers through the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program in Pasco County. Jane spent her career making a difference as a family law attorney in New York. A year and a half ago, she retired and moved to Florida. It didn't take long for Jane to...

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Congratulations to Our Partner, Kelli Casto!

CONGRATULATIONS to Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero Award recipient Kelli Casto! Kelli Casto made it her mission over the last 5 years to assist struggling seniors. In 2016, Kelli founded Saving Our Seniors, an organization that provides durable medical equipment to...

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Chronic Conditions Can’t Stop Connection!

Brian once had a life full of activity and independence until a diagnosis changed everything. His chronic condition caused exhaustion and forced Brian to remain indoors more often than he ever had. Brian's isolation became dire after the mandatory social distancing...

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