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A Gift of $20 to the Crisis Center Provides: 
25 items to help restock the Crisis Center food pantry. 

A Gift of $300 to the Crisis Center Provides:
Three trauma therapy sessions for a child.

A Gift of $1,000 to the Crisis Center Provides:
Six trauma therapy sessions for a child and three for a parent. 

Serving Those Who Serve Us  
By David Braughton, President & CEO

Through growing partnerships with MacDill Air Force Base, the Florida Veterans Administration and other community organizations such as TBARTA, the Crisis Center is embarking on three new innovative services to the members of our armed forces and their families. In the next 60 days, we will start promoting our 2-1-1 program at MacDill Air Force Base as a way of encouraging more active duty personnel and their families to get help... (READ MORE)

Coming Soon: Special Hotline for Veterans


2-1-1 at the Crisis Center
Through a specialized phone number, the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay will utilize its existing 2-1-1 infrastructure to create a dedicated service line for veterans and their families.  This new program will help Florida veterans in five counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee and Polk, connect with Federal VA-funded services; receive the assistance they need and prevent them from falling into a cycle of despair, addiction and homelessness....  (READ MORE)
 

Travel Solutions for Veterans with My Ride


The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) are working together to launch a new program for veterans called My Ride. The program will launch this Fall and will help veterans and their families find transportation solutions through the greater Tampa Bay area.....   (READ MORE)
 
KidsatTheCrisisCenter- MORE GOOD NEWS! -

Business Connections: A Free Networking Event  

You're invited to the Crisis Center's business networking event. Business Connections: a free networking event will be on Wednesday, August 13 from 5PM to 7PM at Firestick Grill located inside The Tampa Bay Times Forum. Come enjoy great food and drinks while networking with other business members in the community.

For information - including sponsorship - and to register click HERE!
 
Employee Giving Spotlight: Lockheed Martin 
 
Special thanks to the Lockheed Martin
employees in Pinellas Park for selecting the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay as a beneficiary of their employee-giving program. Sandy McLaughlin, the Crisis Center's Vice President of Development, is shown presenting a plaque to Lockheed Martin's Beth Ferguson and Kathy Seidel as an expression of the Crisis Center's appreciation.

Voices of Men at Stageworks  

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is
proud to present Voices of Men, an informative and entertaining one-person play that deals with important issues such as sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and sexual harassment. Voices of Men uses humor, celebrity male voice impressions, and video clips to promote learning and understanding.
...  (READ MORE)
Corporate Partner Profile: Construction Services, Inc. 

Construction Services, Inc. of Tampa has been building in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years.  CSI of Tampa is committed to providing its resources to support local charities and their efforts to enrich the quality of life in our community.
The company is based on the belief that their customers' needs are of the utmost importance. The entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of their business is from repeat customers and referrals..
..   (READ MORE)
  
Events- UPCOMING EVENTS -

Coming Up...
   

Hope Starts With Us Tours 

Thursday, July 10th (12pm-1pm)
Tuesday, July 22nd (12pm-1pm)
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, One Crisis Center Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613

 

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay offers tours for people to learn more about the services we provide to the Tampa Bay community. See firsthand the difference we are making. Join us for a one-hour lunch and tour where you will meet with our President and CEO, along with a board member, key staff and other interested community members.     

 

For more information and to register, click HERE  

 

     

Empowerment Karaoke Potluck

Thursday, July 31st
Crisis Center Wilcox Room
6:30pm -8:00pm
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, FL 33613

 

This survivor inspired event is an opportunity for survivors to come together in a supportive environment, laugh, and have fun....all while singing their favorite tunes and eating their favorite foods!

For more information, Click
 HERE 
  
 
Have you considered leaving the Crisis Center in your estate plans?
Click here to learn more about the Crisis Center's Legacy Society.
 
 
   
 
To check out photos from previous events, be sure to visit the Crisis Center  
Facebook page or our Help, Hope, Healing Blog.
 
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, Florida 33613
813.964.1964 
 

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