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SPRING 2021 CAREFEST

Monday, March 1st 2021

CareFest is back! The yearly celebration of volunteering and giving back to the community has returned for Spring 2021.

Neighborhood associations and individuals are invited to participate in community-led projects and giving opportunities happening March 1-31 to support St. Pete's spirit of volunteering and giving back to the community.


How to Participate

  • Volunteer and Give Back from a Distance: Contact the Community Services Department at ICAN@stpete.org or 727-551-3249 for a list of project ideas, partners, local organizations and ways to help.
  • Organize a Neighborhood Cleanup: Neighborhood leaders can contact the Community Services Department at Robert.Barto@stpete.org or 727-551-3249 for more information and to schedule. Up to two neighborhood cleanups may be scheduled per weekend in the city.
  • Host a Donation Drive: Collect vital resources to donate to local nonprofits and families who are facing new economic hardship from the pandemic. Contact the Community Services Department at ICAN@stpete.org or 727-551-3249 for more information.


Here are some other ways to give back during CareFest and beyond:

  • Support local businesses by shopping at local retailers and restaurants
  • Make a donation at a Power of Change Donation Station to supports homeless services
  • Donate to the Utility Assistance Program through a one-time or recurring donation for any amount through your City of St. Petersburg utility bill; more information and registration at stpete.org/UtilityAssistance

 

Track Your Impact

If possible, report back to the Community Services Department with how your neighborhood helped the community during CareFest by emailing ICAN@stpete.org. If your neighborhood has helped in ways not listed, let us know!

 

Find more information at stpete.org/Spring2021CareFest.