Category Archives: Charity

Walkers wanted for Walk Aware for Alzheimers Oct. 21

Floral City will host Citrus County Walk Aware for Alzheimer’s on Saturday October 21, 2017.  The walk will be the focal point of a four-day series of activities to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s from October 19 through 22. For a single tax-deductible entry fee, walkers may walk the State trail, the Historic downtown, or both. It is … Continue reading Walkers wanted for Walk Aware for Alzheimers Oct. 21

Sertoma Speech & Hearing annual Casino Night Oct. 28

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation will hold its annual “Casino Night” fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd., 34652) in New Port Richey. Visitors will enjoy gaming, auctions, dancing and dinner.  A DJ will be on site offering a wide variety of music throughout the evening. Tickets … Continue reading Sertoma Speech & Hearing annual Casino Night Oct. 28

How The Arc Survived Hurricane Irma

Story written by Nancy Stubbs, Development Director of The Arc Nature Coast, and photos contributed by Mark Barry, Executive Director of The Arc Nature Coast (reprinted with permission) We have been fortunate that since we opened our Education Center & Hurricane Evacuation Shelter in 2012, we haven’t had to activate the Hurricane Shelter. That is, until … Continue reading How The Arc Survived Hurricane Irma

Florida Cracker Kitchen collecting Hurricane Supplies for FL Keys

Please bring by any extra hurricane supplies or donations down to The Florida Cracker Kitchen – we will be collecting all weekend and then making a run down to The Keys!

WPBA Holds Event to Fight Breast Cancer

West Pasco Business Association will hold its 4th Annual “Bowling for Boobs” sponsored by John F. McMenamin, Jr. and McMenamin Law Group on Tuesday, Sept. 26 beginning at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at Lane Glo Bowl South in New Port Richey (8631 Old County Road 54, 34653). “We are excited about our 4th … Continue reading WPBA Holds Event to Fight Breast Cancer

Medical Visits 24/7 Free of Charge for Hurricane Irma Victims

Bayfront Health Dade City Offers Hurricane Relief Telehealth Visits With Virtual Health Connect through 11:59 pm 9/18 As our surrounding community begins to repair and restore from the effects of Hurricane Irma this week, Bayfront Health Dade City is offering free telehealth visits on Virtual Health Connect to help area residents get non-emergency medical care. … Continue reading Medical Visits 24/7 Free of Charge for Hurricane Irma Victims

Sertoma Foundation Launches Mobile Audiology Services Van

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. will hold a ribbon cutting event along with a presentation of its new mobile audiology services van on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Care A Lot Preschool, 10495 County Line Road in Spring Hill, Hernando County. The Foundation will also hold a ribbon … Continue reading Sertoma Foundation Launches Mobile Audiology Services Van

College Kick-Off Party Aug. 26

The Friends of the Children, Inc. will be holding their 4th Annual College Kick Off Party Fundraiser on Saturday, August 26th at Captains Corner. Come join us in your college gear to compete for a team spirit prize, enjoy a barbeque dinner with sides and drink, and be automatically entered into a drawing for a … Continue reading College Kick-Off Party Aug. 26

Social Event to be Held at the Historic Hacienda Hotel on August 26th

Evening fundraiser will support the restoration of historic New Port Richey landmark An exquisite evening is being held by the Friends of the Hacienda and Historic New Port Richey (FOHH) to help raise funds for the restoration of the historic Hacienda Hotel. The August 26 event will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the main … Continue reading Social Event to be Held at the Historic Hacienda Hotel on August 26th

Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update – August 4

*Due to safety concerns with heavy construction equipment on site, Ocean Pines Drive (on both sides of the sinkhole) is closed to all traffic, except residential, construction and emergency vehicles.  This is a construction site; access and line of sight are limited. SINKHOLE ACTIVITY *10 foot wide by 80 foot long section, on the west … Continue reading Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update – August 4

Register now for the 13th Annual Citrus County Vets Golf Tourney

The Thirteenth Annual Citrus County Veterans Golf Tournament will be held September 9, 2017 at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club Course for the benefit of the Citrus County Veterans Foundation, Inc.  Check-in for the four-person scramble will be at 7:30 a.m. at the Tiki Bar with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.  Individuals … Continue reading Register now for the 13th Annual Citrus County Vets Golf Tourney

Backpack Giveaway August 5 in Brooksville

Free Backpack Giveaway event hosted by Friends of the Children, Inc. A backpack filled with basic school supplies for children in K-81h grade. One backpack per child with an adult present. Several vendors and supporters will be present to distribute additional school supplies. Children must be present to receive a backpack. The backpack giveaway will … Continue reading Backpack Giveaway August 5 in Brooksville

Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update

CLEANUP OF SINKHOLE: Pending no action by the affected properties’ insurance companies, the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will vote on contractor bids to 1) remove debris from the sinkhole, 2) decontaminate the water in the sinkhole and 3) stabilize the perimeter of the sinkhole. Cleanup process is expected to begin the week … Continue reading Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update

Pasco County and United Way partner to Create Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Fund

Pasco County and United Way of Pasco County have mobilized to create a local fund to assist the victims of the Sinkhole that occurred in Land O’ Lakes Friday morning. This fund includes a TEXT TO GIVE option. 100% of donated funds will be used to assist victims in their recovery and zero administrative funds … Continue reading Pasco County and United Way partner to Create Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Fund

Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update: You can help!

About 7:20 a.m., a sinkhole opened up in the Lake Padgett area of Land O’Lakes. It was very frightening and a neighbor called Pasco County 9-1-1 to report the incident. Fortunately, no-one was home at 21825 Ocean Pines Drive when the “depression opened up” behind the home. There were dogs in the home, but Pasco … Continue reading Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update: You can help!

Help Chinsegut Hill fulfill their Grant before 7/31

The Friends of Chinsegut Hill received a State of Florida, Division of Historical Resources grant in order to continue the restoration of the 1852 built manor house. The house needed historically accurate lighting (47 total), window hardware (for 67 windows) and floor vent covers to match the heart pine flooring on the first floor. As … Continue reading Help Chinsegut Hill fulfill their Grant before 7/31

Citrus County Animal Shelter in Need of Donations

Due to an unexpected influx of animals, the Citrus County Animal Shelter is asking the community for help by donating gently used towels, flat sheets and bath mats. These donations will be used to keep the cats and dogs in a clean and comfortable environment. The shelter is located at 4030 S. Airport Road, Inverness. … Continue reading Citrus County Animal Shelter in Need of Donations

Blood Donations Needed today!

Can you donate? My life was saved by blood donations. Many others can say the same thing. Summer is a tough time for the blood banks, so if you can, please visit your local donation location and donate today.

You can check the schedule for your local blood bank below:

For Citrus & Hernando Counties, click here for the LifeSouth bloodmobile schedule.

For Pasco County, click here for the OneBlood bloodmobile schedule.

Apply now for a $5,000 Community Outreach Grant—deadline June 30

Hernando County Government has opened its application period for the 2018 Community Outreach Grant program. Organizations may apply for a $5,000 grant to implement a project that will enhance our community’s character, value, safety, environment or recreational opportunities. Applications are due June 30, 2017. Go to www.HernandoCounty.us/bocc/budget/communitygrants.htm to apply or to learn more about the … Continue reading Apply now for a $5,000 Community Outreach Grant—deadline June 30

Flagship Romance Duo closes out Music at the Museum Series

To close out the season on May 18 is the duo Flagship Romance, comprised of married singer-songwriters Shawn Fisher and Jordyn Jackson performing their unique Harmonic Alternative Folk. Their passionate vocal blends and incredible chemistry have inspired crowds at events and venues as varied as the Mumford and Sons Gentlemen of the Road Florida stopovers, the Florida and … Continue reading Flagship Romance Duo closes out Music at the Museum Series

Save the date for WoofStock 2017 – May 20 in Land O’Lakes

PCAS fundraiser to benefit the medical fund for sick/injured dogs and cats Mark your Calendars!  The Pasco County Animal Services Department (PCAS) is pleased to announce the third annual WoofStock on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The fundraising event will be held at Florida Estate Winery, located at 25241 SR-52, … Continue reading Save the date for WoofStock 2017 – May 20 in Land O’Lakes

Feeding Pasco’s Elderly raises nearly $42k to support Elderly Nutrition

FPE board members support the Senior Meal Programs for Pasco Seniors The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners is recognizing Feeding Pasco’s Elderly (FPE) board members through a resolution highlighting their hard work and dedication in supporting the Pasco County Elderly Nutrition Division.  The resolution celebrates that at the FPE’s 2nd Annual Ambassador’s Breakfast, members … Continue reading Feeding Pasco’s Elderly raises nearly $42k to support Elderly Nutrition

Blueberry Wine Pairing to Benefit The Arc Nature Coast 4/18

You’re invited to join us for an evening of exquisite gourmet food; served over five courses, each one is accompanied by a unique wine pairing. Pamper yourself as we share an enchanted evening of fine food, wine & spirits; surrounded by old world Tuscany-inspired ambiance and service. Join us for this premiere event leading up … Continue reading Blueberry Wine Pairing to Benefit The Arc Nature Coast 4/18

Citrus Non-Profit Organizations Invited to Participate in Volunteer Fair

The Nature Coast Volunteer Center is proud to sponsor the National Volunteer Week “Service Unites” Volunteer Fair being held at the Central Ridge Community Center located at 77 Civic Circle in Beverly Hills, Florida April 27, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. There is no registration fee, and table and chairs will be provided. RSVP … Continue reading Citrus Non-Profit Organizations Invited to Participate in Volunteer Fair

Citrus County PetMeals Program in Need of Facility

In 2002, it came to the attention of the Meals On Wheels Program that many of our clients were sharing their meals with their pets because they could not afford to buy pet food.  The PetMeals Program was created in Citrus County to compliment and partner with the existing Meals On Wheels Program. PetMeals is … Continue reading Citrus County PetMeals Program in Need of Facility

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for the Friends of the Hernando County Library

How can you sample some fabulous wine and help support your Public Libraries at the same time? Come to The Friends of the Library of Hernando County Wine Tasting Fundraiser at the Strong Tower Winery in Spring Hill on Saturday, March 25! The event will take place from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. and will … Continue reading Wine Tasting Fundraiser for the Friends of the Hernando County Library

Zumba Citrus Donates 297 Teddy Bears for Citrus County Meals on Wheels Recipients

For four years straight, Zumba Citrus members in Homosassa have been collecting and donating Valentines Bears to give some love to Citrus County home bound seniors that receive Meals on Wheels. This year Zumba Citrus collected 297 adorable teddy bears in gift bags. This number was enough for all Citrus County home delivered meal clients … Continue reading Zumba Citrus Donates 297 Teddy Bears for Citrus County Meals on Wheels Recipients

Hilarity for Charity offers Alzheimer Caregiver Respite Grants: Apply Today

One of the most difficult things about Dimentia and Alzheimers care is getting a break. The non-profit Hilarity for Charity is making grants available for financial assistance for up to a year of respite care of 15 to 25 hours a week. The home health company Home Instead is also involved, and their caregivers have … Continue reading Hilarity for Charity offers Alzheimer Caregiver Respite Grants: Apply Today

Pillowcase Sew-In CANCELLED

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Quilts on Plum Lane has to CANCEL the sew-in that is scheduled for Thursday February 2nd. They hope to reschedule at a later date.