Our COVID-19 Response

Now more than ever, Feeding Tampa Bay is dedicated to ensuring our community has access to meals. Find available resources and see how you can help.

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Because food makes
tomorrow possible.

In the wake of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), its important that we step up to help those in need of food. Many of our families struggle to provide everyday meals, and with extended school breaks and business closures, this need is increasing to levels we’ve never seen before. Help us bring food to neighbors in need during this time of uncertainty.

 
 

Every donation you make helps bring more food to the tables of the hundreds of thousands of hungry families, kids and seniors in the Tampa Bay region. Through our local and national partnerships, Feeding Tampa Bay can multiply every dollar donated and maximize the number of meals given to our neighbors. Make a one-time donation or a recurring monthly donation through our secure portal below to show your support in the fight against hunger, or donate through PayPal.

Create Change Together

 

Become a Changemaker

Children ages 6 – 13 with a strong desire to help others can join their peers the Changemaker program. This program is designed to engage children to lead their families and friends in philanthropic efforts by increasing awareness around issues facing our community, teaching social responsibility, and learning financial literacy.

Become a ForkLifter

ForkLifters support our community through our recurring giving program. Month after month, ForkLifters help sustain programs that provide healthy foods to families in need.

Other Ways to Donate

Backpacks Program
CHECK

Please make checks payable to Feeding Tampa Bay and send them to:

Feeding Tampa Bay
Attn: Ashley Ehrman
4702 Transport Dr Bldg 6
Tampa, FL 33605

Backpacks Program
STOCK TRANSFER

Please contact Ashley Ehrman at Feeding Tampa Bay at (727) 641-1617 or aehrman@feedingtampabay.org to request instructions

Backpacks Program
MATCHING GIFT

Be sure to ask your employer if they have a matching gifts program. A match will allow your gift to go even further!

If you have any questions, please email Samantha Hansen at shansen@feedingtampabay.org

Donate Items
DONATE ITEMS

Donating items means donated dollars can purchase more food to feed our neighbors in need!

For the current wish list of needed items, please email Andrea Kitchen at akitchen@feedingtampabay.org

Feed Change
FEED CHANGE

Incorporate giving into your daily routine by donating your spare change.

Shop to Give
SHOP TO GIVE

Shop, act, or donate and fight hunger in a variety of ways around town.

Planned Giving
PLANNED GIVING

By naming Feeding Tampa Bay as a beneficiary in your will, IRA or insurance policy, you will be offering your support for our hungry neighbors for years to come. For more information, we suggest you consult with your attorney and then contact Ashley Ehrman, Asst Director of Development at (727) 641-1617 or aehrman@feedingtampabay.org.

Host a food drive

Join the drive to fight hunger. One of the simplest ways you can contribute to Feeding Tampa Bay is to enlist in a food drive, either traditional or virtual.

Traditional Food Drive

We’ll provide all the tools to help you increase food supplies for our community’s hungry. Click the button below for tips, ideas and the necessary forms and materials to run a successful, stress-free event.

Virtual Food Drive

For those lacking the necessary storage, equipment or onsite employees for a traditional food drive, a virtual food drive makes helping easy. Your monetary donations will enable us to get more meals to the hungry with less expense. Participants use major credit cards to make payments on a secure site using point-and-click technology similar to online shopping.

access our Virtual Food Drive

To encourage greater involvement, arrange a competition between departments, office locations or even a rival company. We’ll turn every $1 you donate into multiple meals for our neighbors.

Contact Andrea Kitchen at akitchen@feedingtampabay.org.

Create a legacy.

Consider the values that you hold dear. Do you believe that no child should go to school on an empty stomach? Do you believe that no senior should have to skip meals to pay for medication? Planned giving can reflect these values, leaving a legacy that endures and helps individuals, your community and the world.