Our Stories

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay mobilizes and connects people and organizations to provide the opportunity for everyone in our region to prosper and thrive.

  • We work with donors to help meet your charitable goals and make inspired gifts.
  • We leverage and grow charitable gifts to ensure the impact is efficient, effective and lasting.
  • We use our local expertise and connections to bring together leaders and resources for positive change.

See stories of how together we are doing good for great causes.

 

Impact Story – Voices for Children

Impact Story – Voices for Children

The mission of Voices for Children is to provide support and advocacy for the abused, neglected, and abandoned children in our community. They partner with the Guardian ad Litem Program of Hillsborough County to ensure these children have the things they need to feel...

Impact Story – Sun City Center Emergency Squad

Impact Story – Sun City Center Emergency Squad

Every year the Emergency Squad responds to over 5000 calls for emergency service. As the front line of community caregiving for over 57 years, the Sun City Center Emergency Squad provides more than basic life support emergency care: they provide a hand to hold when...

Impact Story – Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco

Impact Story – Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco

Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco (GSHC) just celebrated its 30 year anniversary of operations in Pasco County, Florida. They are one of the 98 members of the Florida Association of Free & Charitable Clinics and serve adults in the community that are medically...

Impact Story – Dunedin Cares Food Bank

Impact Story – Dunedin Cares Food Bank

Since opening in 2015, Dunedin Cares Food Pantry has come a long way. It all started with one man’s vision with just a few jars of peanut butter in a one-room set up in the back of a church hall to a free-standing building today. The pantry service provides groceries...

Impact Story – Champions for Children’s Talk Read Sing

Impact Story – Champions for Children’s Talk Read Sing

TALK READ SING Tampa Bay is a community awareness campaign led by Champions for Children that educates Tampa Bay residents, especially parents, about the importance of talking, reading and singing beginning at birth to build brain architecture and increase language...

Impact Story – PARC, Inc.

Impact Story – PARC, Inc.

PARC, Inc. – Serving Individuals with Developmental Disabilities since 1953 A lot has changed since 1953, when PARC was founded, but one thing has remained the same and that is PARC’s mission, to provide opportunities for children & adults with developmental...

Impact Story – Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

Impact Story – Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

The mission of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is to ensure that no one in our community has to face a crisis alone. The organization responds to over 170,000 requests for help each year and is the community’s gateway to help, hope, and healing. It offers a range of...

Impact Story – Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Impact Story – Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Gulf Coast JFCS exists to uplift lives for all people, regardless age, religious beliefs, race or gender.  Last year nearly 37,000 people, received assistance from one or more of Gulf Coast JFCS nearly 50 programs spanning a full spectrum of basic safety net support...

Impact Story – Pasco Kids First

Impact Story – Pasco Kids First

The mission of Pasco Kids First is to keep kids safe, strengthen families through empowerment and enhance our community by preventing child abuse and healing children from trauma. Pasco Kids First was founded in 1989 and serves as the Children's Advocacy Center in...