Privacy + Compliance

Privacy Policy

Feeding Tampa Bay respects the privacy of our site visitors, online donors and offline donors, and we handle any information you provide us with care. Your name is safe with us. Please be assured that in more than 40 years of service, Feeding Tampa Bay has never rented, sold or loaned our donor list – including email addresses, physical mailing addresses and phone numbers – and we never will. We value both your support and your privacy. It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, disability or national origin.

Feeding Tampa Bay will only request specific information from you in order to complete a transaction (donation, newsletter request, etc.) We do not require that site visitors provide personal information in order to contact us. If you do choose to provide us personal information voluntarily through any form that is available on this site or in person at our offices, we do not distribute this information to any third party. Your information will be added to our donor database, but this information will not be sold or traded to other companies or organizations. We may use your personal information to contact you in the future.

All credit card information is taken in a secure environment, and all data are then passed in encrypted form to our processors.

If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your privacy while visiting our site or interacting with our organization offline, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for reading this privacy policy and visiting our Web site. Additional information is as follows.


In the course of using the Site or donating to our organization offline, Feeding Tampa Bay may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. Feeding Tampa Bay also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows 2000 or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink), aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

We partner with Microsoft Clarity and Microsoft Advertising to capture how you use and interact with our website through behavioral metrics, heatmaps, and session replay to improve and market our products/services. Website usage data is captured using first and third-party cookies and other tracking technologies to determine the popularity of products/services and online activity. Additionally, we use this information for site optimization, fraud/security purposes, and advertising. For more information about how Microsoft collects and uses your data, visit the Microsoft Privacy Statement.


You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow Feeding Tampa Bay to use your information in the manner described above by contacting This applies to both digital and postal communications. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, Feeding Tampa Bay will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.


Feeding Tampa Bay uses the non-personally identifiable information (“Aggregate Data”) to improve the design and content of the site and to enable Feeding Tampa Bay to personalize your Internet experience. Feeding Tampa Bay may use the Aggregate Data to analyze site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs.

Except as otherwise indicated, Feeding Tampa Bay uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of Feeding Tampa Bay’s donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding the Feeding Tampa Bay’s services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information related to our organization and mission (never third-party solicitations) that Feeding Tampa Bay believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability. In all cases, however, Feeding Tampa Bay agents, employees and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Feeding Tampa Bay will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, Feeding Tampa Bay shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive any such information or to allow Feeding Tampa Bay the right to use your personally identifiable information as described, please contact Feeding Tampa Bay in the manner identified in the “Opt-Out” section below.


Receive special text communications regarding volunteer opportunities, events and your personal milestones with Feeding Tampa Bay through your mobile device. To opt-in, text MEALS to 32514. Message frequency Varies. Message and data rates may apply. By opting in to this service, you consent to receive mobile text alerts using an automatic telephone dialing system. Consent to receive marketing text messages is not required as a condition of purchasing any goods or services. By signing up, you are confirming you are over the age of 13.

STOP Information: Text STOP to 32514 to stop receiving messages from Feeding Tampa Bay (you will receive a confirmation text).

HELP Information: For additional information, text HELP to 32514 or contact Sam Hansen at

Supported carriers are: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Boost, Cricket, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, Google Voice, ACS Wireless, Advantage Cellular (DTC Wireless), Appalachian Wireless, Atlantic Tele-Network International (ATN), Bandwidth, Bluegrass Cellular, Buffalo Wireless, CableVision, Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, Copper Valley, C-Spire Wireless (formerly Cellsouth), Cellular One of East Central Illinois, Chariton Valley Cellular, Cross (dba Sprocket), Duet IP, Element Mobile, EpicTouch, GCI Communications, Golden State, Hawkeye (Chat Mobility), Hawkeye (NW Missouri Cellular), i Wireless (IOWA Wireless), Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix (Keystone Wireless / PC Management), Inland Cellular, Mobi PCS (Coral Wireless LLC), Mosaic, MTA Communications, MTPCS / Cellular One (Cellone Nation), Nex-Tech Wireless, Panhandle Telecommunications, Peoples Wireless, Pine Belt Wireless, Pine Cellular, Pioneer, Plateau, Revol Wireless, RINA, SI Wireless/Mobile Nation, SouthernLinc, SRT Wireless, Thumb Cellular, Union Wireless, United, Viaero Wireless, West Central Wireless, Leaco, Nemont/Sagebrush. T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.


Feeding Tampa Bay has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under Feeding Tampa Bay’s control. Feeding Tampa Bay protects your online order information by using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) technology. SSL encrypts your order information to avoid the decoding of that information by anyone other than Feeding Tampa Bay. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and Feeding Tampa Bay is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the site contains links to other web sites. Feeding Tampa Bay is not responsible for nor can Feeding Tampa Bay ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.


Like other Web sites, Feeding Tampa Bay uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with Feeding Tampa Bay’s servers, to administer the site and for security purposes. “Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a Web server to a Web browser that enable a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. Feeding Tampa Bay may use cookies in order to identify you to our site so that Feeding Tampa Bay can provide more customized information and services to you. In addition, our site may contain advertisements that may contain cookies. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of cookies by reviewing your browser’s preferences and options.


Feeding Tampa Bay does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. You must be 13 years of age or older to access the site. Feeding Tampa Bay has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13. How to Contact Feeding Tampa Bay for Any Reason You may contact Feeding Tampa Bay with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any personally identifiable information or anything else related to Feeding Tampa Bay and/or this site at or at 813-254-1190.


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online, at https://www. Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or


This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Accessibility + Compliance

Conformance status
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Feeding Tampa Bay is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Feeding Tampa Bay. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Feeding Tampa Bay:

Phone: 8132541190
Visitor Address: 4702 Transport Drive, Building 6


Recite Me is innovative cloud-based software that lets visitors view and use our website in a way that works best for them.
We’ve added the Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar to our website to make it accessible and inclusive for as many people as possible.

It helps one in four people in the US who have a disability, including those with common conditions like sight loss and dyslexia, access our website in the way that suits them best.

It also meets the needs of one in five people in the US who speak a language other than English at home, by translating our web content into over 100 different languages.

How do I access the Recite Me toolbar?

You can open the Recite Me language and accessibility toolbar by clicking on the button in the bottom right corner of the page.

This button now appears in the bottom right corner on every page of our website.

After you click on the button, the Recite Me toolbar opens and displays a range of different options for customizing the way the website looks and ways you can interact with the content.

How does Recite Me help me access this website?

Recite Me helps people access our website and customize the content in a way that works best for them.

The Recite Me toolbar has a unique range of functions. You can use it to:

    · Read website text aloud (including PDFs)
    · Download the text as an MP3 file to play it where and when it suits you
    · Change font sizes and colors
    · Customize background-color
    · Translate text into more than 100 different languages
    · Access a fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus

You can find out more about how Recite Me works from the Recite Me user guide.

Where can I find support for Recite Me?

If you have any questions about Recite Me you can contact them by email at or by phone at +1 571 946 4068.

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