As a result of the federal government shutdown, many families are facing unexpected hardships, which have put a strain on the food banks serving Pinellas County. The PCF board of governors has authorized $30,000 for food relief efforts.
There are many ways to volunteer your time in Pinellas County. Have you considered working as a docent at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College? It’s a wonderful way to give back this holiday season or year-round.
Pinellas County has a variety of food assistance programs available to community members. If you need assistance with groceries or other essentials, here’s information on food pantries in your area.
Pinellas Community Foundation is proud to support the Largo Police Department’s newest initiative to help find lost seniors who may have cognitive issues or are prone to wandering.
There is historical evidence of immunization going back hundreds of years, but the smallpox vaccine is the most famous early example. In 1796, Edward Jenner theorized that introducing the cowpox virus to a patient would protect them from the smallpox virus. This observation triggered the series of events that would lead to the first successful vaccination.