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United Way HandsOn Suncoast builds stronger communities through volunteerism. We meet critical needs through volunteer service and civic engagement. Our projects make the Suncoast Region a better place to live for everyone.

We inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action.

 

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Remote Area Medical (RAM) UW Table [MAN]

Support free medical, vision, and dental clinic as it serves populations without insurance October 11-13th. This sign-up is for the social services corridor (United Way Suncoast booth.) October 11th: Set Up October 12-13th: We will be hosting a reading activity for youth.

10/11/19 4:00 PM + more

Meals On Wheels [Hil]

Volunteers will be working together in a kitchen to put a variety of food cups, and many other things that will later be delivered to the homebound clients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project. Volunteers must wear closed toe shoes, and pants (no shorts) to work in the kitchen. No tank tops are allowed. PLEASE NOTE: this project relies on a full shift of volunteers to complete the assigned tasks. It is important that you remove yourself from the project if you can no longer attend so someone else has the chance to sign up. Thank you!

9/28/19 9:00 AM + more

Veteran's Day Project & Celebration [HIL]

Volunteers will be celebrating veterans at the James A. Haley VA Hospital on Friday, November 8th in honor of Veteran's Day. Volunteers will first play games with the veterans and landscape the outdoor area by planting flowers and beautifying the outdoor space and then assist with a BBQ provided by the hospital. Supplies and food will be provided. We hope you can join us on this special day!

11/8/19 9:00 AM

Costume Party with the Kids [HIL]

Volunteers will run stations for the kids that include Arts & Crafts, Games, Cookie Decorating, etc. at our annual Costume Party. ***No court ordered volunteers. A level II background check from The Spring of Tampa Bay is required.

10/30/19 5:30 PM

Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools [HIL]

Do you have a passion for helping connect kids to greatness? If so, Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools needs your help! A program through the Hillsborough Education Foundation provides free school supplies year-round to economically disadvantaged students attending Hillsborough County Public Schools designated as Title I. Ensure that the classrooms in Hillsborough County have the basic tools for learning. Volunteers will assist teachers in shopping for a variety of items. Minors 13+ may volunteer with an adult. Must be 15 to volunteer alone on this project. New volunteers will need to complete the online application at https://www.educationfoundation.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=forms.Volunteer-application-main&tp_preview=true

10/12/19 9:00 AM + more

Deliver hot meals to Tampa's homebound [HIL]

Deliver a hot meal and friendly smile to Tampa's homebound seniors and neighbors. Time: 10am-noon Location: Meet at 550 West Hillsborough Ave, Tampa 33603, then deliver a route close by. Activities: We will quickly go through an orientation and how to read the route sheet that includes turn by turn directions, recipients’ names, addresses, phone numbers and special instructions. Then we will load up your car with a hot bag and cooler and off you go. Routes take about an hour and a half to complete. Notes: Volunteers will be getting in and out of the car and walking a little, so please dress comfortably. We do require all volunteer drivers to complete a volunteer application prior to arriving. We can accomodate individual volunteers and groups up to 25. Our mission is to nourish, enrich and strengthen the independent lives of the seniors and homebound in our community. Dedicated volunteer drivers deliver hot, nutritious meals, made fresh by our kitchen, to recipients, midday, five days a week. Today, we deliver over 800 meals each day and volunteer drivers are our biggest need.

10/11/19 10:00 AM + more

Pet Pal Animal Shelter [Pin]

Volunteers will help out with general clean-up of kennels and cat rooms. Help is also needed in socializing with cats and dogs. There will also be general gardening.

9/28/19 8:00 AM + more

Feeding America Tampa Bay [Hil]

Feeding America Tampa Bay believes that every single person can do something to help end hunger in America. Whether it is one dollar or one hour, you can make an enormous difference in the lives of hungry women, men and children served by their network. Our volunteers will sort donated food at our local food bank, which serves 10 counties in West Central Florida. Before signing up for this project by clicking on "Sign up for this project", any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer's parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

9/28/19 1:00 PM + more

Whispering Oaks Bingo Party [Hil]

Play bingo and have an ice cream social with the elderly/disabled patients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

10/17/19 6:30 PM

Ronald McDonald House [Hil]

Come try out your culinary talents at The House, a "home away from home" for families of children who are patients of local hospitals. Help make them a home cooked meal after a long day. The Project Leader will contact you with items you can bring for the meal. A minor 14+ may attend this project with an adult. To register a volunteer under the age of 18, the parent needs to create a team through their online profile. The teen would then be added as a team member. The parent can then sign up as a team and it will automatically add the teen to the project.

10/9/19 5:30 PM

Ronald McDonald House [Pin]

Come try out your culinary talents at The House, a "Home away from home" for families of children who are patients of local hospitals. Help make them a home cooked meal after a long day. An email from the Project Leader will be sent out with a list of items that will be needed for the meal. You can then pick an item that you wish to contribute and let the Project Leader know. A minor 14+ may attend this project with an adult. To register a volunteer under the age of 18, the parent needs to create a team through their online profile. The teen would then be added as a team member. The parent can then sign up as a team and it will automatically add the teen to the project.

10/14/19 5:00 PM

Urban Organic Community Garden at A Bridge of Hope Teen Transition Center [HIL]

A Bridge of Hope Teen Transition Center will create an organic community garden on the Day of Caring with the United Way. This project will give our youth who have behavioral issues, daily activity, and a sense of responsibility. This project will also help residents in the community to have fresh and wholesome garden foods where otherwise, these foods are not readily available in the neighborhood. The community garden will help with fundraising to help provide more activities and field trips for our troubled teens.

10/4/19 9:00 AM

 

United Way HandsOn Suncoast, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33609