Category Archives: Charity Spotlight

Nonprofit Spotlight: Wishes Do Come True with Make a Wish Southern Florida

Children have dreams they wish would come true. But how many do? A local Lupus patient had his own dream. Savion Elliott, a 13-year-old boy from Spring Hill, battles an auto immune diagnosis and is a liver recipient. His days are more focused with overcoming his own health issues than receiving a wish. But, after […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Junior League of Tampa

It is rare and wonderful to find a group of like-minded people dedicated to supporting their community, one another, and continuous personal growth. When I moved to the Tampa area three years ago, I was fortunate to find just such an organization – one that has taken me to museums and food banks, taught me about […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries

Beauty From Ashes Ministry In 2002, Julie began her non-profit outreach ministry, Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries. Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries (BFA) is one of the first human trafficking community service agency that is lead by an overcomer. In her outreach ministry, Julie and her team would visit strip clubs with gifts for the girls. They would gift clothes, […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: 2nd Annual Livefor24 5K/Mile Relay

Tampa Bay Moms spotlights one local nonprofit each month. Our goal is to bring awareness to our readers with nonprofit organizations that are making an impact in Tampa Bay through their connection and work in the community. The Live for 24 Foundation is dedicated to supporting youth community outreach and funding student scholarships in Tampa […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Gigi’s Playhouse

Imagine a group of children happily playing in a playhouse. Giggles, laughter, and squeals of delight fill the room. The joy of the children is evident and infectious. Now picture seeing several faces having a joyful smile that is representative of people with Down Syndrome. They are surrounded by family and volunteers joining together to […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: For The Girls International – The Shine Program

Imagine a place where your daughter can meet other teens and learn life skills in a warm and friendly environment. This is not an imaginary place, but a local program for girls in the Tampa Bay Area offered for free by For The Girls International (FTGI). A Mission To Help Teen Girls FTGI’s mission is to awaken […]