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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 $330 to the Crisis Center Provides:
Three trauma therapy sessions for a child.


Crisis Center Mission: 
The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay brings help, hope and healing to people facing serious life challenges or trauma resulting from sexual assault or abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, substance abuse, medical emergency, suicidal thoughts, emotional or situational problems.

Giving Thanks for Giving
By Jamie Klingman, Development Committee Chair 

As Thanksgiving approaches and many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends, we also take time to reflect upon those things in life for which we are grateful.  

I'm grateful the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay exists and that people are ready to help 24/7, even on holidays like Thanksgiving!  For many people, the holidays are a season of sadness. The Crisis Center assures that people have someone to talk to, any time, any day. I'm also grateful to every person brave enough to reach out when they need help and that there will be a caring and compassionate person in 2-1-1 to answer that call...
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In their own words: M.K.'s Story

 
It's only through the support of people like you that the Crisis Center was able to respond to over 160,000 requests for help last year!  

Each one of th
ose people has a unique story to tell of how they were helped in their time of Crisis. One of these people is M.K. who found help when he walked through the doors of the Family Stabilization department at the Crisis Center.... (READ MORE)

Donor Profile: Derek Harvey


"The services at the Crisis Center target people in need. It all makes sense and it works. Programs like the 2-1-1 call center, sexual assault services, & trauma counseling services have welcoming and caring people who help those at the worst time of their lives"....  (READ MORE)
 
KidsatTheCrisisCenter- MORE GOOD NEWS! -

Save the Date for "Giving Tuesday": December 2nd 



So what exactly is Giving Tuesday? It's a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season. It came about in 2012 to help kick off the "season of giving" on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.  It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support non-profit organizations...

 
A Veteran's Day Victory at Operation Reveille
Helping veterans on Veteran's Day

Operation Reveille was a collaborative effort of non-profit organizations and government agencies to rapidly re-house 50 homeless veterans into permanent apartment housing across Hillsborough County. The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay was there, throughout Veteran's Day, with staff from the Florida Veteran's Support Line who helped homeless veterans navigate the housing process, and explore additional services that were being provided....

End Your Year on a Generous Note


For most of us, 2014 was a year of financial ups and downs. So you may feel a bit unsure about the possibility of making a year-end gift to the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. Fear not-we've assembled a group of gifts that can work for anyone. Whatever your charitable goals or priorities, you have options to support the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay today and into the future... (Read More)
 
  
Events- UPCOMING EVENTS -

Coming Up...
   

Hope Starts With Us Tours 

Tuesday, December 2nd (12pm-1pm)
Thursday, December 18th (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 a board member, key staff and other interested community members.     

 

For more information and to register, click HERE  

 

 

Saturday, December 6, 2014
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, One Crisis Center Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613

Participants in this workshop will be taught some Somatocognitive ('body & mind') techniques that can be used for healing, self-care & relaxation. These techniques include elements of Thai Chi, Chi Gong, and stillness practices.

For more information and to register, 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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