Florida Hospital North Pinellas teams up with Project Thanks | Community Spirit
Tarpon Springs, Florida -- For the 30th year, Florida Hospital North Pinellas partnered with The Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center for Project Thanks. The program, initiated by the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center, provides a basket of food at Thanksgiving and Christmas to households-in-need in the community that register with The Center each season.
This year's Thanksgiving Project Thanks was made up of over 800 cans of green beans donated from Florida Hospital North Pinellas employees, family and friends. Additionally, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral donated enough rice to feed the 600 families, and Tarpon Springs High School donated just as much corn to complete the Thanksgiving bags.
"There were turkeys, stuffing, butter, eggs, canned fruit, corn and green beans, and cranberries; each family went home with a full meal," Paul Hoover, Vice President of Business Development for Florida Hospital North Pinellas and volunteer at this year's Project Thanks. "We're in great company at The Shepherd Center this year; it's great to see the community come together and to support one another and this time of thanks and giving."
The hospital has been helping with this annual Project for over twenty years and serve over 1,000 households annually with their holiday meals. A number of churches, schools and organizations make up The Shepherd Center family. The community consists of people who really care about others who may be down on their luck and who need a helping hand.
To learn more about how you can help or donate to The Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center during the upcoming Christmas season, please call (727)939-1400 or visit their website at http://www.tsshepherdcenter.org.