People Making a Difference

EST 1992

​7-11 of Oldsmar

www.7-eleven.com/
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.


Amanda Alexander

www.amandaalexander.kwrealty.com/

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
www.oldsmartroop64.org
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
www.myoldsmar.com
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
www.oldsmarcumc.org
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

www.feedingamericatampabay.org
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.


Oldsmar Elementary School, Forest Lakes Elementary School, Oldsmar Christian School, Westlake Christian School
Each of these schools has conducted a food drive during the year for Oldsmar Cares.

Oldsmar Woman's Club
The oldest social club in Oldsmar, Oldsmar Woman's Club (est. 1919), collaborated with Oldsmar Cares to add a professional clothing closet in addition to makes several donations to Oldsmar Cares annual.

Perfectly in Place Professional Organizing
www.perfectlyinplace.com 
Oldsmar Cares is regularly seeking donations to help replenish our clothes closet and food pantry. Organizers of Perfectly in Place collect client donations for us while they de-clutter and organize their home or business. 


Publix Boot Ranch
www.publix.com            
Publix Boot Ranch location at the corner of East Lake Road and Tampa Road has been an ongoing friend to Oldsmar Cares. Whenever there is a need, we can count on manager Steve Jarrett to lend a hand. From helping with items for our Thanksgiving boxes for our food pantry customers to supplying specific need items when we have shortages to creating beautiful flower arrangements for our gala, we know we have a Publix partner.

Rotary of Oldsmar
www.oldsmareastlakerotary.org
​www.tampaupperbayrotary.org
​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
www.tampabayharvest.org
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. 

Thorntons
www.thorntonsinc.com
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
www.nielsen.com
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. ​


Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
www.oldsmarchamber.com
The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce allows Oldsmar Cares to participate in chamber events at no charge. They also provide event and ongoing publicity via their chamber enewsletter. This support helps us to distribute information, hold fundraisers and accept food and monetary donations.

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