2013 was an incredible year of service and community investment for the FMC Foundation of Caring. Together, we donated hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless volunteer hours to many worthwhile causes in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. Thousands of lives were changed for the better because of your continued support. Enjoy these highlights …
Foundation helps OnBikes provide hope & joy this Christmas
On Saturday, December 14, the Foundation of Caring grabbed their bikes and went for a ride at the Third Annual OnBikes charity event in Hyde Park.
OnBikes benefits the children of the Tampa Bay area who are in need of new bicycles and helmets this holiday season. Along with the bicycle ride, the Foundation of Caring volunteers also helped with set-up, registration and more … READ ALL ABOUT IT.
Foundation awards local grants
This December the FMC Foundation of Caring awarded $93,500 to benefit children, families and individuals in our community. Your support makes this possible. Click here to see who benefitted.
Golf Classic raises thousands for grant program
Community grants program to receive more than $20,000.
On Monday, October 28, 2013, twenty-five teams gathered at Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club to play an exciting round of golf for an exceptional cause. Click here to read more.
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. Read more!
Foundation helps hundreds “Dress For Success”
Dress For Success event collects more than 600 professional outfits
On September 16-20, the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring partnered with Dress For Success to help women looking for work look their best on their next interview. This tremendous event provided more than 600 suits and other assorted business attire to help women Dress For Success as they take the first step in building a better life. Read more.
FMC Foundation of Caring Cleans up
Foundation volunteers join more than 4,000 to help Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful
On September 21, 2013, approximately 20 Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring volunteers joined a total of 70 volunteers working with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to clean up Hillsborough River State Park. Check out the pictures!
Gettin’ Down on the Farm
FMC Foundation of Caring helps Quantum Leap Farm host a successful Family Fun Day
On Saturday, August 3, 2013, fourteen volunteers from Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring joined staff and volunteers at Quantum Leap Farm to provide a family fun day for Quantum Leap participants, family, friends and the surrounding community. Click here to see the photos!
Academy Prep thanks Foundation for grant
FMC Foundation of Caring selected Academy Prep Center of Tampa as one of its June 2013 grant recipients. The Foundation donated $20,000 to Academy Prep to assist them in their continued pursuit of academic excellence for middle school students.
Foundation of Caring June 2013 Grants
Your Donations @ Work! Click here to learn more.
Habitat Build is a community win for Wesley Chapel
Nearly 200 volunteers came out on the weekend of May 17 and 18, 2013 to help “Raise the Roof” for Daisy Soto and her two boys. Thank you to everyone who had a hand in building this home. Enjoy these fun photos from the event.
Celebration of Caring 2013 Flashback
By any measure Celebration of Caring 2013 was a rousing success! More than 500 guests celebrated with The Rat Pack and Marilyn Monroe. More importantly, better than $100,000 was raised for the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring grants program. Check out the photo gallery!
Healing Arts Studio
The FMC Foundation of Caring Healing Art classes and supplies are offered to students free of charge. The studio, teachers and students are supported by the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring.
Lacoochee Community Food Drive
The Foundation of Caring supports the nutrition needs of youth attending the Lacoochee Boys & Girls Club, through a grant. Most of the children and youth who attend the Club live at or below poverty level…
Foundation funds 2013 Braille Challenge
Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research Hosts Annual Competition Studies show that only 30 percent of blind adults gain full-time employment, but 90 percent of those who beat the odds are Braille readers. Check it out!
Layla’s House Book Drive
Did you have a favorite book as a child? Many low-income kids don’t have a favorite book because they don’t have any books at all. Together, we can make a difference. …and we did!
Family & Fun on the Farm
On Saturday, January 26, 2013 FMC employees and family members volunteered at Quantum Leap Farm, by helping to host a Family Fun Day for special needs children. Activities included food and fun, such as horseback rides, pony painting, a hay rack ride, equestrian crafts and games.