MLK Day of Service Calendar of Events

Date and Time Project Location Description Organization Contact
January 11, 2020         
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Backpacks on a Mission South Shore United Methodist Church, 11525 Big Bend Rd., Riverview, FL 33579 Preparing backpacks and the pantry for the Backpacks on a Mission project. Essay contest at four schools. SSUMC Food Drive. South Shore United Methodist Church Connie Bishop 785-550-3299 connie.bishop1@gmail.com
January 11, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              
Move It to Lose It” Fighting Obesity Annual 5k Walk/Run and Family Wellness, Exercise, and Nutrition Extravaganza Dr. Carter G. Woodson Leadership Academy 8715 N 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33604 Focus on exercise, and creating healthy and affordable meals for the whole family. Information will educate, entertain and enthuse.  National Coalition of 100 Black Women Antonia Barber  813-466-0034
abarberncbw@gmail.com
January 11, 2020
9:00 a.m.
Homeless/Veterans and Community Day/Teen Leadership Summit Greater Bethel Church, 1207 N. Jefferson St., Tampa, FL 33602                 Provide Financial literacy, Juvenile Civil Citation, Voter’s Education,How to be a Good Teen Leader and Motivational Speaker. Greater Bethel Church                        Gwendolyn W. Myers and Patricia Brown
813-625-6550
gwenmyers@verizon.net
January 11, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A Day of Service CFM Campus 3703 N. 30th St., Tampa, FL 33610 Partnering with Feeding Tampa Bay to offer pantry items, SNAP referral and nutrition education. USF provides medical/health information. Popcorn, cotton candy, bounce house and music by Jitterburg Jumpersz and DJ David. Manifestation Worldwide Kogee M. Gray 813-520-0922 Kogee.gray@gmail.com
January 11, 2020 
10:00 a.m.
“You Can Do It” Hillsborough County Jails            1201 Orient Rd., Tampa, FL 33619 The 100 BMTB, REACHUP,  and partners will guide an exercise of fathers writing notes to their children. You Can Do It by Tony Dungy, provided by the “You Can Do It” Project.  100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, Inc Karl Davis 813-245-4606
kadavis@fisstime.com

January 11, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Passport 2 Literacy Temple Terrace United Methodist Church 
5030 E. Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33617
A day designated to motivate and develop young readers with an exploration of literacy genres and buddy reading  Caribbean Community Association, Inc. Beverley MCEachron 813-431-0065 
beverley_mceachron@yahoo.com
January 11, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Teen Takeover 2020 UACDC, 14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33613 Supervised teens will prepare and serve the homeless a hot meal, snack bags, survival kits, assist with haircuts, manage the food/household pantry, and hand out resource books. Hopeful, Inc. Katina Lowery 813-793-1311
khickmom@givehopetoall.org
January 11, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Silver Crown Day of Joy Palm Terrace Assisted Living Facility  5121 E Serena Dr., Tampa, FL 33617 Provide residents of an assisted living facility an ice cream social, trivia competition, and a tech skill workshop. Gentlemen's Quest of Tampa, Inc. Tavys Myrick/Simone Fallen 
772-577-0677 
tavismyrick@aol.com
January 11, 2020
12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Medicare and You Allen Temple AME Church   2101 Lowe Street, Tampa, FL  33605 Educate senior citizens about Medicare and its associated parts A, B, C, and D with the focus on communities of color. League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County Dr. Idelia Phillips, Angela Birdsong
813-649-4309
president@hclwv.org
January 11, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Addressing Health Disparities in 33605 and 33610 Mount Calvary Seventh-Day Adventist Church                         4902 N. 40th St., Tampa, FL 33610 Door to door medical and social services for elderly and home-bound residents who are transportation challenged in some areas of the 33605 and 33610 zip codes. Brain Expansion Scholastic Training Dr. Dexter Frederick, M. D.
813-892-2182
brainexpansions@gmail.com
January 12, 2020
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Envision Your Vision III Dr. Carter G. Woodson Leadership Academy 8715 N 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33604 Essential information for parents and students in the K-12 system, including testing strategies, ACT/SAT practice booklets, graduation information and college readiness. Men of Vision Chris Webb 813-404-7160 andersonmenofvision@gmail.com
January 13, 2020
12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Medicare and You Allen Temple AME Church, 2101 Lowe Street, Tampa, FL  33605 Educate senior citizens about Medicare and its associated parts A, B, C, and D with the focus on communities of color. League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County Dr. Idelia Phillips, Angela Birdsong
813-649-4309
president@hclwv.org
January 14 - 17, 2020
Time: TBD
LINKd Kids Vote 2020 Edison Elementary, 1607 E. Curtis St., Tampa, FL 33610   5th grade students at Edison Elementary will receive instruction in civics,the importance of voting, Dr. King Jr’s role in the Voting Rights Act and experience their own election process. Project LINK, Inc. Noel Johnson 813-276-5671 njohnson@project-link.org
January 15, 2020
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Backpacks on a Mission Corr Elementary School, 13020 Kings Lake Dr., Gibsonton, FL 33539 MLK Essay Contest South Shore United Methodist Church Connie Bishop 785-550-3299 connie.bishop1@gmail.com
January 17, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Suit Up and Show Up (Young Male Mentoring) Hillsborough Community College (Ybor Campus), Student Services Bldg., 2001 N. 14th. St., Tampa, FL 33605 Providing Leadership and Development skills to young minority male students. Involving mentors from the community and local business and churches. CDC of Tampa, Inc. David Jones Phone: 813-231-4362 x 3020  David.jones@cdcoftampa.org
January 17, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2020 Youth Serving Seniors an Inter-Generational Connections NFL Yet Center            3310 E. Lake Ave, Tampa, FL 33610 Provide groceries, toiletries and financial information to seniors. A pharmacist will evaluate their medications East Tampa Civic and Business Association Veda Virgil 813-248-3977 etbca@tampabay.rr.com
January 18, 2020
9:00 a.m.
Homeless/Veterans and Community Day/Teen Leadership Summit Greater Bethel Church, 1207 N. Jefferson St., Tampa, FL 33602 Wellness screening, blood pressure, blood glucose, flu shots, health insurance, Voter’s education. State ID, legal representation, job opportunities and haircuts provided to homeless and veterans. Greater Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Gwendolyn W. Myers and Patricia Brown
813-625-6550
gwenmyers@verizon.net
January 18, 2020
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Content and Character Pink Jam Roy Haynes Park and Recreation Center,      1902 S. Village Drive, Tampa, FL 33612 The “Content and Character Pink Jam” brings together daughters, mothers and other females for a rousing morning of  life skills sessions and social networking. Alpha Alpha Theta Omega Chapter Cassandra Farrior
913-269-3435
cmfteach@yahoo.com
January 18, 2020         
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2020 Youth Serving Seniors an Inter-Generational Connection NFL Yet Center
3310 E Lake Ave, Tampa, FL 33610
Provide groceries, toiletries and financial information to seniors. A pharmacist will evaluate their medications. East Tampa Civic & Business Assoc. Veda Virgil  813-248-3977 etbca@tampabay.rr.com
January 18, 2020 
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Live Well and Dance Now Faith Fellowship Church Parking lot, 603 Elnor St., Plant City, FL 33596 Community businesses/ services  provide information on smoking cessation, obesity, mental health counseling, diabetes, health screening (cancer, HIV/AIDS), and substance abuse/dependence. A Zumba instructor will lead group exercise. Now Faith Fellowship Church, Inc. Keyah Caldwell 813-716-4758 keyahcaldwell@yahoo.com
January 18, 2020  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m Empowering Families to Thrive “Neighborhood Project” Gardens Apartments,  6008 Farmington Oaks Pl., Riverview, FL 33578 Provide families with groceries, clothes, drop-out prevention materials, information on financial literacy, self esteem and self confidence.  Tampa Bay Mission of Hope, Inc. Dr. Reba Haley 813-716-3996 drrebahaley@outlook.com
January 18, 2020 
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Safe Baby, Safe Sleep University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33613 Partner with Healthy Start to conduct workshops for parents, families and care givers on safe sleep practices for babies. Baby cribs will be given away Tampa Guide Right Foundation, Inc. Tim Holleman 901-672-4193 tholleman10@gmail.com
January 18, 2020          10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Mind, Body and Soul Health Fair

Bethel A.M.E. Church    5001 Cumberland Drive, Tampa, FL 33617

Community health event featuring prevention and health screening that could save or change a life for the better. Bethel AME Church of Tampa Rev. R. A. Polk  813-285-0818
conie.d@gmail.com
January 18-19, 2020 
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Seeds of Awareness” Curtis Hixon Park600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602 Opens dialogue  among families. "Fears" will be planted in a planter and covered with dirt and topped with solutions on painted rocks. Families will take the planters home to continue the dialogue. TB Black Heritage Festival, Inc Connie Hicks 813-507-1362 connie.hicks38@gmail.com
January 20, 2020
6:45 a.m.
40th Annual TOBA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Breakfast Hilton – Downtown211 N. Tampa St., Tampa, FL 33602 The annual TOBA MLK Leadership Breakfast brings together 1,000+ from government, business, education, religious, civic, law enforcement, etc., to honor the principles and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) Carla Hills and Mr. James Ransom
813-276-2938  info@tobanetwork.org
January 20, 2020,  4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 2101 E. Lowe Street, Tampa, FL 33605 Featuring five choirs, soloists, and prayers for peace and friendship from various ethnic and religion traditions. Join us for a free ethnic meal following the service. Allen Temple/Interfaith Service Collaboration Roy Kaplan Phone: 813-334-3133 hrkaplan@live.com
January 21, 2020  9:00 a.m-11:30 a.m. “Read to Learn” An African American Read-In-Project Legacy Preparatory Academy, 302 E. Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, FL  33612 D.E.L.T.A., Inc. will collaborate with Legacy Preparatory Academy, to implement the “Read to Learn” project. featuring literature by African American authors and featuring African Americans in the story lines. Delta Enriches Life through Training & Awareness (D.E.L.T.A.), Inc. Iowana Whitman-Tims    813-469-5604 deltainctampabay@hotmail.com
January 21, 2020  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Neighbor Project (Food Pantry) Love First Christian Center, 12847 Balm Riverview Rd., Riverview, FL 33579 Provide nutritious food to individuals and families in the Riverview, Ruskin, Sun City, Wimauma and surrounding neighborhoods. Love First Christian Center Vincent C. Grant   813-533-5614
ministervince@lovefirstchristiancenter.com or pastorjomo@ifccfl.org
January 22, 2020  8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Backpacks on a Mission Summerfield Elementary School, 11990 Big Bend Rd., Riverview, FL 33579 MLK Essay Contest South Shore United Methodist Church Connie Bishop 785-550-3299 connie.bishop1@gmail.com
January 23, 2020  8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Backpacks on a Mission Summerfield Elementary School,  11050 Fairway Meadow Dr., Riverview, FL 33579 MLK Essay Contest South Shore United Methodist Church Connie Bishop 785-550-3299 connie.bishop1@gmail.com
January 24, 2020                  8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Backpacks on a Mission Dawson Elementary School,
1261 Boggy Creek Dr., Riverview, FL 33579
MLK Essay Contest South Shore United Methodist Church Connie Bishop 785-550-3299 connie.bishop1@gmail.com
January 24, 2020
12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Medicare and You Cyrus Greene Center, 2101 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 33610 Educate senior citizens about Medicare and its associated parts A, B, C, and D with the focus on communities of color. League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County Dr. Idelia Phillips, Angela Birdsong
813-649-4309
president@hclwv.org
January 24, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Student Food Pantry Project – Theme:  Drive Out Hunger Kids Community   College High School,  10550 Johanna Ave. Riverview, FL 33578 Four local high school students will provide food for up to 130 pantry boxes with a hot meal,  an MLK Activity Book, and T-shirt. Women Centered 4 Success Sheila F. Lewis and Kiana Romeo
813-951-4268                       wc4s2016@gmail.com
January 24-25, 2020
6:00 p.m.
I Too Have a Dream Retreat Brandon Rotary Camp 1915 Florida Rd., Brandon, FL 33510 Provide 100 teenage girls with three (3) days and two (2) night retreat focusing on mental health, wellness and positive outlets. Urlinked Charities, Inc. Sophia O’Hara 813-707-3267 sn.ohara@outlook.com
January 25, 2020  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Addressing Health Disparities in 33605 and 33610 St John Ministries         3401 E. 25th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605 Door to door medical and social services for elderly and home-bound residents who are transportation challenged in some areas of the 33605 and 33610 zip codes.. Brain Expansion Scholastic Training Dr. Dexter Frederick, M. D.
813-892-2182
brainexpansions@gmail.com
January 25, 2020  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Financial Wellness Conference “Take Hold of your Finances” First Baptist Church of Progress Village,  8722 Progress Blvd., Tampa Help veterans, retirees, etc. improve their short and long term financial situation. Progress Village Civic Council, Inc. Antonia Barber 813-466-0034
abarberncbw@gmail.com 
January 25, 2020  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fearless: The workshop (boys Empowerment) Springhill Park Center, 1000 E. Eskimo Ave., Tampa, FL 33604 Youth empowerment workshop for middle and high school students 13 -18 years old. Voice THE Movement, Inc. Ivy Box 941-685-1783
ibox2@hotmail.com
January 25, 2020  10:00 a.m -11:3 0 p.m. Student Food Pantry Project – Theme:  Drive Out Hunger Kids Community   College High School - 10550 Johanna Ave. Riverview, FL 33578

Four local high school students will provide food for up to 130 pantry boxes with a hot meal,  an MLK Activity Book, and T-shirt

Women Centered 4 Success Sheila F. Lewis and Kiana Romeo
813 951-4268                       wc4s2016@gmail.com
January 25, 2020  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dream Big, Lets Read! Robles Elementary School, 4405 E. Sligh Ave., Tampa, FL 33610 Community youth will receive books and listen to books that relate to their lives, Each child will learn the importance of reading in daily life. Abundant Life Enrichment Church Toni Mabein 813-679-9119
Alec4701@gmail.com
January 25, 2020  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Money Makeover New Hope M.B. Church                        3005 E Ellicott St., Tampa, FL 33610 Financial Freedom Legacy Workshops will be conducted in partnership with local certified Financial Planners who will share information on saving, investing and retirement planning. Gamma Theta Omega, Inc. of AKA Elaine Bryant 813-417-1115 elainehayesbryant@gmail.com
January 25, 2020   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “You are Important! Empowering Tampa’s Youth” NFL YET Center
310 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 33610
A day of empowerment for Tampa students and parents including sessions that focus on parent involvement and techniques to help students remain successful in school. Jackson Heights Neighborhood Assoc Fran Tate
813-675-7532
Jhnw2014@gmail.com
.February 25, 2020  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Keeping the Dream Alive Community Festival Robles Elementary School, 4405 E. Sligh Ave., Tampa, FL 33610 Provide food to families, inspire youth and families to keep Dr. King’s dream alive in their lives with a focus on reading, writing and school achievement. Kingdom Kids of Tampa Bay, Inc Bonnie James
813-900-0767
kingdomkidstampa@gmail.com
January 25, 2020  11:30 a.m -12:30 p.m. Student Food Pantry Project – Theme:  Drive Out Hunger Blessed Sacrament Manor, 6801 12th Ave. S, Tampa 33619  Four local high school students will provide food for up to 130 pantry boxes with a hot meal,  an MLK Activity Book, and T-shirt. Women Centered 4 Success Sheila F. Lewis and Kiana Romeo
813 951-4268                       wc4s2016@gmail.com
January 25, 2020
12 noon - 3:00 p.m.
OneChurch Community Outreach Lake Kathy Apartments, 2231 Kendall Springs Ct., Brandon, FL 33510 A low-income apartment community will receive shoes, clothing and essentials to 60-100 residents. Partners will provide basic dental services, health screenings and information. One Church Vanessa Davis & Tina Beasley                     216-324-1220 or 813-326-7537 debsplace7@gmail.com
January 26, 2020
12:00 p.m.
I Too Have a Dream Retreat Brandon Rotary Camp,1915 Florida Rd., Brandon, FL 33510 Provide 100 teenage girls with three (3) days and two (2) night retreat focusing on mental health, wellness and positive outlets. Urlinked Charities, Inc. Sophia O’Hara 813-707-3267 sn.ohara@outlook.com

Student Service Project Calendar of Events