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The annnual Celebration of Caring, scheduled for April 25, 2015 is the FMC Foundation of Caring’s primary fundraiser. The money raised from the evening is designated for the community grants program and distributed along with thousands of volunteer hours to assist local non-profits in meeting the needs of disadvantaged children, youth and families.  To request tickets or join as a sponsor or auction donor – please contact the Foundation at 813.406.4499 or

Emeralds & Rubies….Not Your Grandmother’s Oz  

Prepare to be transported to a land with a little more edge…. a land of steampunk where Victorian technology and decor meet the fantasy of Oz.

headshot jlsThe creative team led by Janeen Salzgeber and more that 20 décor volunteers will transport you to a new world on April 25th at the MainSail Conference & Event Center, in Tampa.

Salzgeber,  along with Presenting Sponsor; New Age  Reprographics  has created the décor including the Land of Oz, “No Place Like Home” Kansas, and the mystical Emerald City.  A professional designer by education, Salzgeber has truly created the look and feel of an edgy steampunk world.

Hundreds of hours have been donated by the committee to turn the FMC Foundation of Caring’s 10th Anniversary into a magical evening of celebration.

We will be celebrating our volunteers and donors  hearts, their courage and their wisdom….as together they have improved the lives of Tampa Bay seniors, children and families.

This is much more than a fundraiser – it is a true celebration of caring.

Lions, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, My!  

TampaRep Theatre is taking the lead role in writing and directing the production that tells the story of the Foundation of Caring . The 5 member acting troupe will share the story of the FMC Foundation of Caring at the 10th anniversary celebration on April 25, 2015.

sheriSheri Schwab, the Foundation’s Founder encourages everyone to attend and share in the memories and celebrate the success of the Foundation.  “I am proud of the history of the foundation and the many lives that we have positively touched in the past ten years.  Please join me along with 400 plus donors, friends and community partners.”

The evening will be filled with fun, surprises and most of all recognition of our wonderful donors and volunteers who have given their hearts , their time and their financial gifts to help at risk children and families.



Silent & Live Auction  Sponsored By: new Parks Motor Group Logo

Pat Davis and Scarlette Owens are co-chairing the 2015 silent auction.  From fun in the sun to far flung adventures, the auction will be abounding with amazing travel adventures, beautiful pieces of art and inspirational experiences.

With the help of our wonderful donors we will be able to create a unique event…unlike any other.  If you wish to make a donation of an auction item, including time shares, vacation or culinary packages; please call the FMC Foundation of Caring office at 813.406.4499.

Become a part of the blessing for thousands in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties by joining with the FMC Foundation of Caring. To subscribe, click the link below and fill out the simple form. Thanks! Subscribe | FMC Foundation of Caring

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Your contribution will change lives. Your generous donation will provide people with the opportunities and support they need to move forward and build new futures in a caring community.

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