Bowling tournament raises thousands for area homeless

Bowling tournament raises thousands for area homeless

FMC Foundation of Caring event benefitted Trinity Café and Tampa Crossroads

The staff, family and friends of Florida Medical Clinic came out in force on October 12 for the 5th annual FMC Foundation of Caring “Our Hands, Our Cause” Bowling Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament were designated for Trinity Café and Tampa Crossroads.

Tampa Crossroads assists homeless people, mainly veterans suffering from addiction or psychological problems. The facility invites them in, assists in their rehabilitation and helps them acclimate back into society. Trinity Café has served more than a million meals to homeless in our community. They serve them with dignity, on real china set at white tablecloth covered tables.

Foundation of Caring Community Leadership Board member, Jennifer Frazier, said the Our Hands, Our Cause event was a great way to give back without spending a ton of money. “You can come here, have a good time and make a difference without writing a huge check.”

Fun? Oh, yeah, you can believe these folks had a good time. Teams came to bowl wearing themed team costumes and each decorated their table to match the theme.

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Everyone bowled, but the real competition was for the best costume and best table. Teams included the Pirates of the Lost Pin, The Kidney Stones, Cosmic Pain Relief, Rectum Wreckers and Backwoods Medicine. Some of the participants spent weeks developing their theme and crafting their costumes.

In the costume contest, one team created a precedent by winning both the costume contest and the best decoration award for the first time ever.


Pirates of the Lost Pin – Overall winners


The Kidney Stones – First Runner Up


Cosmic Relief – Second Runner Up

By the time the last pin fell, the Foundation of Caring had raised tens of thousands of dollars for Trinity Café and Tampa Crossroads. Thousands will enjoy healthy meals because of you generosity, and hundreds of veterans will receive the help they desperately need.

Family Medicine Bowling fundraiser

And special thanks to the volunteers, bowlers and donors from FAMILY MEDICINE LAND O’ LAKES who raised more than $500 for the cause. Great job y’all!!!


Thank you for being awesome!

The bowling tournament is one of three major fundraisers FMC Foundation of Caring hosts throughout the year. The next is coming up in less than TWO WEEKS!!! The 2013 Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club. CLICK HERE to register and for more information.




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