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Our mission is to provide solutions to community challenges by engaging volunteers age 55+.

Founded in 1984, we connect volunteers, age 55 and over, to meet the needs and challenges of at-risk seniors, veterans and children in our community. We serve Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco counties and help more than 2,500 individuals annually, making a difference and changing lives through community service. Learn More.

Live your legacy now. Be a valued helper to a homebound senior, a cherished mentor to a struggling child or an appreciated companion to an at-risk veteran. We help you create meaningful volunteer opportunities. You have unique skills, abilities and interests, and we strategically match you up to where you can most benefit and benefit your community. Gear up. Be a hero.

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News and Updates

January 2022 Message from CEO

Happy New Year! As you'll read in this newsletter, we've taken time to celebrate our volunteers and all they've accomplished this past year, closing the book on 2021. Now it's time to look forward to the year ahead and set our intentions for what we want to achieve in...

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Community Foundations Strengthen Services

Empowering Resource Advocates to provide hope and solutions for our most vulnerable neighbors Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring granted Seniors in Service $5,000 to mobilize a team of Resource Advocates to help the MOST vulnerable individuals with the MOST...

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Heroes of Service 2021

These dedicated volunteers were recognized as the 2021 "Heroes of Service" for going above and beyond to improve the lives of others. They are selfless individuals who serve with compassion and overcome obstacles to ensure the children, seniors, and Veterans of Tampa...

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Thank you to our Funders!

To see a full list of our financial partners, click here!

Show Your Support Today

$25Foster Grandparent for
One Student for a Week





$50Food for 100 Meals
Prepared by RSVP





$125Homebound Senior
Companion for a Month