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Wind chill advisory issued as area braces for frigid night

Posted on January 7, 2015

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for northern counties tonight, and the entire Tampa Bay area is under a wind chill advisory. 

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Radioactivity speaks with Metropolitan Ministries CEO Tim Marks, and a famed Christmas story turns 100.

Posted on December 24, 2014

On Today's Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei speaks with Tim Marks, CEO of Metropolitan Ministries, on how one of the Bay Area's largest charities provides housing and food assistance to thousands of homeless and at-risk families. 

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Metropolitan Ministries makes final Christmas Eve push

Posted on December 24, 2014

TAMPA (FOX 13) - A charity in Tampa that helps thousands of low-income families made its final push Wednesday to collect as many toys and food items as possible.

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Metro's toy donation drive brightens the holiday for kids in need

Posted on December 22, 2014

TAMPA (FOX 13) -It's an industrial sized toy store: Barbies, basketballs, and everything in between stocked and sorted on carefully marked shelves. But Metropolitan Ministries' shop, and it's dozens of employees, aren't looking for a dime. They're giving out the thousands of toys for free.

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Vivint Employees Take the Day Off to Spread Holiday Cheer

Posted on December 15, 2014

Vivint’s third annual door-to-door food and toy drive in Tampa hopes to bring in 7,000 pounds of dry food, canned goods, toys and diapers for families in needMore than 100 Vivint employees join with local community members to provide donations to

Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/12/15/6624112/vivint-employees-take-the-day.html?sp=/100/773/385/#storylink=cpy

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Metropolitan Ministries to provide almost 6,000 hot meals to locals today

Posted on November 27, 2014

Metropolitan Ministries will serve almost 6,000 meals today to local homeless and needy families throughout the Bay area.

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2,100 lbs. of bird? That's Metro Ministries doing it's good Thanksgiving work

Posted on November 27, 2014

It's Thanksgiving, and Metropolitan Ministries is again doing its all-important work helping of those in need.

The charitable organization expects to serve nearly nearly 6,000 hot meals today in Tampa, Safety Harbor and Holiday.

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Metropolitan Ministries needs your donations to help families this holiday season

Posted on November 20, 2014

TAMPA - Metropolitan Ministries needs your donations so they can help more than 20,000 families during the 2014 holiday season.

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Metropolitan Ministries, local businesses give back in a big way

Posted on November 20, 2014

TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Giving back now is more important than ever before. During the holiday season, Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa is expecting to help more than 20,000 families.

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Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive Nov. 23

Posted on November 19, 2014

When it comes to hunger in America and Tampa Bay, there’s stereotype and then there’s reality.

The stereotype? Consider the lazy, luxury car driving welfare queen mooching off the government and others’ generosity.

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Food blessed before going out to families in need

Posted on November 19, 2014

Tampa, Florida -- Food is a necessity and something many of us take for granted, but for thousands of Bay area families it's a luxury to receive a holiday meal.

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Local chef challenges Tampa Bay area residents to help the hungry

Posted on November 18, 2014

Hunger is a subject that Cliff Barsi knows well.

He’s the director of food services at Metropolitan Ministries, and affectionately called “Chef Cliff.” Under his direction, the nonprofit has opened two “Inside the Box” cafes in downtown Tampa and the Westshore area that benefit the ministry, and graduated 32 students from its culinary program.

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Dynamic duo giving away birthday presents for charity

Posted on November 12, 2014

Isela Suarez wanted to do something nice for people who didn't have as much as she did. 

So what did she do?  On her 11th birthday, she asked all her friends to bring her a Barbie doll.   

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Amazing Kid: Zach Bonner

Posted on November 7, 2014

This young man's about to break a record by giving

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Hooper: Zach Bonner tries for Guinness World Record food drive

Posted on November 3, 2014

The inspirational Bonner, who founded his Little Red Wagon Foundation when he was still small enough to sit in a wagon, is now 16 and still on a mission to help homeless children and do good in the world.

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Work begins on new school for homeless children in Tampa

Posted on October 30, 2014

The challenges of teaching homeless children at Metropolitan Ministries are unlike educational obstacles anywhere else in Hillsborough County.

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Metropolitan Ministries and Hillsborough County to build new school for Miracle Place kids

Posted on October 28, 2014

Metropolitan Ministries and the Hillsborough County Schools District are partnering to build a new school for the children that call Miracle Place their temporary home.

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Metropolitan Ministries prepares for holiday season

Posted on October 23, 2014

Metropolitan Ministries prepares for holiday season. 

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Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opens

Posted on October 22, 2014

Tampa, Florida -- Metropolitan Ministries is already getting ready to help families for the holidays. It's Holiday Tent Registration opens Wednesday.

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Overhead Door Company Hosts Canned Food Drive With Metropolitan Ministries Read more at http://www.newstalkflorida.com/overhead-door-company-hosts-canned-food-drive-with-metropolitan-ministries

Posted on October 21, 2014

The Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay is teaming up with Metropolitan Ministries for a food drive, which began on Monday. You can donate three canned goods to Metropolitan Ministries and Overhead Door will give you a $10 discount on any repair. 

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