Category: Volunteerism

Empty Bowls fills hearts for over 16 years….

Bowls for Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls began in 1990 in Bloomfield Hills, MI by John Hartom, a high school teacher, his wife Lisa and his students as a way to support a local food drive. One year later Empty Bowls developed into a project to support food banks, soup kitchens and other organizations fighting hunger. John and Lisa formed … Continue reading Empty Bowls fills hearts for over 16 years….

SPC students roll up their sleeves at the St.Pete Free Clinic

Who says college students like to take Friday’s off? Not SPC students who arrived bright and early last Friday, October 21st to help out at the St.Pete Free Clinic’s family residence. From organizing the linen closet for the multiplex home that assists families in transition to cleaning out the garage, SPC students didn’t shy away … Continue reading SPC students roll up their sleeves at the St.Pete Free Clinic

Postponed until Oct 6th: Pinellas County Schools Mentorship Training @ Seminole Campus

Due to inclement weather, the Event below @ Seminole is postponed until Oct 6th. PCS schools are closed tomorrow. Greetings! We are excited to see our relationship with Pinellas County School Mentoring Program continue to expand to the Seminole Campus! Pinellas County schools will have their next training on September 1st (this Thursday) at 12:30 pm in UP 239 … Continue reading Postponed until Oct 6th: Pinellas County Schools Mentorship Training @ Seminole Campus

America Reads, America Counts

America Reads and America Counts programs provide Federal Work Study assignments for eligible college students to tutor elementary and middle school-aged children in Pinellas County schools. Tutors are assigned a school at the beginning of each school year, usually in early September. SPC students are encouraged to apply! For more information please contact: Alice Marks, … Continue reading America Reads, America Counts

Be a Mentor and Change a Life!

SPC and Pinellas County Schools have partnered to provide SPC student and staff mentors to underserved schools in the district. If you’re thinking… I just don’t have the time. Or, maybe you’re asking… What would I talk about? Does mentoring really make a difference? Pinellas County Schools Mentoring Program has made it easy for you! … Continue reading Be a Mentor and Change a Life!

SPC volunteers help the needy

volunteers at free clinic

St. Petersburg College student volunteers are working hard in the community to help feed Pinellas families. The college’s Office of Volunteer Services in partnership with the Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement help connect students, faculty, and staff with community organizations that help the hungry. Volunteers making a difference Last year SPC students, faculty … Continue reading SPC volunteers help the needy

SPC’s Heart of Service Veteran Volunteer Event

SPC's Heart of Service Veteran Volunteer Event

St. Petersburg College’s Veterans Services and The Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement would like to thank everyone who donated to the Heart of Service Veteran Volunteer Event at All College Day. Thanks to their efforts the event was a huge success. Making a difference for Tampa Bay veterans More than $3,500 worth of supplies … Continue reading SPC’s Heart of Service Veteran Volunteer Event