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People Helping People: Feeding Tampa Bay serves thousands at Mega Mobile Pantries

A young volunteer helps out at the Mega Mobile Pantry at HCC Apr. 25.
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Beginning on April 11, Feeding Tampa Bay expanded its mobile pantry program with Mega Mobile Pantries on Saturdays at the Hillsborough County College Dale Mabry campus in Tampa and Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. During the first mega pantry, 2,400 individuals took advantage of the food distribution. By the end of April, the numbers of persons served had spiked to 5,000. Overall, the agency has seen a 400 percent increase in their services since the COVID-19 pandemic began. All photos provided by Feeding Tampa Bay.

MEGA MOBILE PANTRIES AT HCC

 

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor lends a hand on Apr. 11.

Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman and Feeding Tampa Bay Executive Director Thomas Mantz, unmasked for a moment.

Words to volunteer by.

Raisin Bran, anyone?

Delivering the goods.

MEGA MOBILE PANTRIES AT TROPICANA FIELD

Directing traffic at the Trop.

Important instructions.

Helping out.

Teamwork.

You’re never too young to volunteer.

 

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