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United Way 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

Heavenly Angels Mobile Food Pantry [HIL]

The Heavenly Angels Mobile Food Pantry comes to the Sulphur Springs Resource Center twice each month to donate boxes of food to the families in the community. Volunteers are needed to unload boxes of food from the van, sort food into the individual boxes and distribute to the individuals/families.

1/6/20 2:00 PM + more

40th Annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Show [HIL]

For the fourth year, Keystone Prep hosts the 40th annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Show sponsored by the GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th! This community event brings in vendors from around the country and over 30,000 attendees! As we look to accomodate our guests, Keystone Prep seeks volunteers on both days especially for Parking Attendants. If you are interested in helping, we would appreciate the support! Thank you!

Through12/8/19

James A. Haley VA Casino Games [Hil]

The residents in the Spinal Cord Injuries Ward are wanting to go to Vegas. Since that is not possible United Way HandsOn volunteers will take Vegas to them and assist with various gaming activities. Please call 813-972-2000 ext 3820 or 727-259-8878 (cell) the day of the project if you have any questions or need help finding the location. Additional information on where to park and where to go can be found in the special details under the location.

12/7/19 1:00 PM + more

Furniture Mover South Tampa Pick Ups [HIL]

Strong individuals are needed to help load and unload furniture into the trucks and into the homes. In Tampa, deliveries are made on Tuesdays and donated furniture is picked up on Saturdays. Volunteers may select one or both opportunities.

12/7/19 8:30 AM + more

Warehouse Volunteer South Tampa Team [HIL]

Warehouse volunteers assist the Family Liaisons and other team members by helping to locate the "tagged" items needed for the families for delivery that day. They also help sort through the donations of linens, dishes, bathroom items, and decorations, shelving them into the appropriate places. These volunteers also help keep the shelves organized and clean.

12/10/19 9:00 AM + more

Family Liaison [HIL]

Family Liaisons work in pairs to visit the homes to complete a brief Needs Checklist, take measurements and help assess the family's or individual's furniture and household needs. These visits are made at the convenience of the pairs and scheduled with the families or individuals prior to the delivery day. In Tampa, on Tuesdays, the Family Liaisons are responsibile for "tagging" or identifying the furniture in the warehouse to be delivered. Once the furniture is loaded, everyone travels to the homes with the team to set up and arrange the furniture in the homes. This is where the "creative juices" flow and the fun begins!

12/10/19 9:00 AM + more

Santa is Calling! North Pole Operator [HIL]

THIS LINK IS FOR WOMEN TO SIGN UP TO CALL AS A NORTH POLE OPERATOR The City of Tampa is looking for cheerful Santas and North Pole Operators to spend an evening making holiday magic for children. Please remember that Santa comes in all shapes and sizes. . . all he needs is some holiday cheer. Training will be provided! The volunteer Santas (male) will work with a North Pole Operator (female) and call children whose parents have pre-registered them. You will have a sheet with all pertinent information for each child. If you are male, please sign up as Santa at: ​ https://www.volunteersuncoast.org/opportunity/a0C2L00000LTdDr

12/10/19 5:15 PM + more

Santa is Calling! Santa Role [HIL]

THIS LINK IS FOR MEN TO SIGN UP TO CALL AS SANTA The City of Tampa is looking for cheerful Santas and North Pole Operators to spend an evening making holiday magic for children. Please remember that Santa comes in all shapes and sizes. . . all he needs is some holiday cheer. Training will be provided! The volunteer Santas (male) will work with a North Pole Operator (female) and call children whose parents have pre-registered them. You will have a sheet with all pertinent information for each child. If you are female, please sign up as a North Pole Operator at: ​ https://www.volunteersuncoast.org/opportunity/a0C2L00000LTdGo

12/10/19 5:15 PM + more

T-Mobile Feeding Tampa Bay [HIL]

Volunteers will be helping sort food in the warehouse

12/9/19 9:00 AM

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.

12/26/19 6:30 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

12/14/19 9:00 AM

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.

12/16/19 5:30 PM

 

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