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211 Tampa Bay Cares: “Give the Gift of Hope” Holiday Drive

2018-11-19T15:33:17+00:00

Because of you, 211 Tampa Bay Cares makes the difference in the lives of over 160,000 people in Pinellas County each year. Throughout the year, and in the face of many types of crisis, we are able to give the gift of hope to each person who needs us most. You can join in this season and help us Give the Gift of Hope to many more in our community. Please consider a gift this holiday season, especially if you are planning a gift before the end of this year. Your generosity makes all the difference for our neighbors, friends and [...]

211 Tampa Bay Cares: “Give the Gift of Hope” Holiday Drive 2018-11-19T15:33:17+00:00

The Beacon: Pinellas County Launches Pilot Adult Emergency Financial Program

2018-05-22T19:51:41+00:00

Pinellas starts pilot emergency assistance program By SUZETTE PORTER Mar 28, 2015 For years, Pinellas County kept a pot of money to help people with emergency financial needs. It was part of its arsenal to prevent homelessness. But the program fell victim to the budget axe wielded by previous county administrator Bob LaSala. “We went many years without an emergency fund,” County Administrator Mark Woodard said March 24 during a presentation about a new pilot program that will restore money to provide a one-time hand up for those in need. County Commissioners unanimously approved a six-month agreement with 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares [...]

The Beacon: Pinellas County Launches Pilot Adult Emergency Financial Program 2018-05-22T19:51:41+00:00

Tampa Bay News : Curtailing prescription drug abuse, where to get help and information.

2018-05-22T19:52:09+00:00

Where to get help and information Editor’s note: This is the third segment in a three-part series on efforts to curtail prescription drug abuse in the county. Compiled by SUZETTE PORTER Jan 16, 2012 People fighting an addiction to prescription drugs can find help from a variety of sources. From governmental agencies to nonprofit organizations, assistance is available. Tampa Bay Newspapers put together a list of places that have resources to help addicts and their families. Don’t fight the battle alone. 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares Inc. This organization provides 2-1-1 telephone services to Pinellas, Citrus, Hernando, Lake and Sumter Counties in Florida [...]

Tampa Bay News : Curtailing prescription drug abuse, where to get help and information. 2018-05-22T19:52:09+00:00