People Making a Difference
7-11 of Oldsmar
Each week 7-11 of Oldsmar donates excess food from their store to Oldsmar Cares which we provide to customers of the food pantry as a supplemental food source to the non-perishables in stock.
Reaching out to members of the community to raise awareness about Oldsmar Cares is hard job. This year Amanda Alexander with Keller Williams Realty distributed Gala postcards to residents in the greater Oldsmar area.
Boy Scout Troop 64/Cub Scout Pack 64
Each year in November the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in Oldsmar have an annual food drive with the donations picked up and delivered right to Oldsmar Cares.
City of Oldsmar
The City of Oldsmar has providing booth space to Oldsmar Cares to distribute information and accept food and monetary donations. The City of Oldsmar donated 24 recycling bins to Oldsmar Cares for use in food donations, and has provided donation sites in city buildings including; City Hall, Oldsmar Public Library, Cypress Recreation Center, Oldsmar Senior Center and Oldsmar Fire Station.
Community United Methodist Church of Oldsmar
Community CUMC is the host site for the food pantry, clothes closet and for the disbursement of funds for rent and utility assistance.It is also the site of the annual yard sale. Donations of food, clothes and money can be made at the host site as well.
Feeding America Tampa Bay
Oldsmar Cares is now a member of the Feeding America network. This is a national organization, with regional food banks which support local food pantries. The Oldsmar Cares food pantry is served by the Pinellas/Clearwater food bank. Oldsmar Cares is allowed to purchase food from this organization at significant discounts.
Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County
www.jwbpinellas.org We receive training, advice and support from this agency of Pinellas County Government.
Neighborhood Family Center of Safety Harbor
www.shnfc.org There are many services that we do not offer. For many of them, we refer people in need to the NFC, located at 1001 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Safety Harbor. The staff at Neighborhood Family Center also provides guidance in running a non-profit organization.
Rotary of Oldsmar
The Rotary collects food from participants of their annual Armadillo Run in March and donate it to Oldsmar Cares. The Oldsmar Rotary makes monthly deliveries to our food pantry from food and monetary collections at their weekly lunches.
Tampa Bay Harvest
Oldsmar Cares is a member of the Tampa Bay Harvest (TBH) food bank network, receiving food distributions from TBH several times each year on an as-needed basis.
Each week Thorntons donates food from their Oldsmar store to Oldsmar Cares. This food is a great addition to the non-perishable food items.
The Nielsen Company
The Nielsen Company donates printed materials and mailings for Oldsmar Cares at no cost. They also host annual corporate events, where Oldsmar Cares is allowed to showcase its mission and raise funds for local projects.