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Give Day Tampa Bay raises more than $1.75 million for Tampa Bay nonprofits

Posted on May 17, 2017

Tampa, Fla. (May 17, 2017) – The Tampa Bay community donated more than $1.75 million during this year’s Give Day Tampa Bay, the 24-hour online giving challenge held on May 2.

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Homeless students find their voice in dance

Posted on May 17, 2017

Sullivan assists by partnering with Metropolitan Ministries, which sits right across the street. The school takes in all children from the shelter, in addition to students from the community.

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Legislature's crippling blow leaves Tampa's Prodigy program scrambling for funding

Posted on May 11, 2017

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay vice president Matt Spence wrote an in email. "The best local example is Metropolitan Ministries' Inside the Box cafes and catering. They train program participants in Culinary Arts and provide a very high quality café style lunch experience as well.

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Women of Stitches in Service make baby clothes

Posted on May 3, 2017

The women have made many little blankets for babies in need, including donations for families at Metropolitan Ministries.

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For many, Metropolitan Ministries provides more than hope

Posted on May 1, 2017

 - The halls of the Tampa campus of Metropolitan Ministries bring back a lot of memories for Melanie Rojas-Silva, both good and bad.

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Editorial: A volunteer example for all

Posted on April 28, 2017

Anthony 'Tony' March, 66, of Tampa volunteers in the Metropolitan Ministries Inside The Box Cafe & Catering kitchen in Tampa. March, a successful auto dealer, remembers what's it like to be poor when often going without meals while growing up in Daytona Beach

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Column: Give to nonprofits on Give Day

Posted on April 28, 2017

Give Day Tampa Bay, the area's 24-hour online giving challenge, returns for a fourth year on Tuesday, offering both companies and individuals an opportunity to support one of nearly 500 nonprofits that are making a difference in our community every day.

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PPK Helps Metropolitan Ministries Reach New Creative and Fundraising Milestones

Posted on April 25, 2017

Leading full-service advertising agency PPK continues its collaborative relationship with nationally recognized non-profit Metropolitan Ministries through their emotionally evocative campaign Hope Is In Your Hands.

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Undercover volunteer: Wealthy car dealer does the dirty jobs quietly at Tampa charity

Posted on April 23, 2017

Ask the staff around Metropolitan Ministries what they know about Tony March and you'll learn how little he has revealed about himself as a volunteer there.

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Using the power of music to help others

Posted on April 19, 2017

Patel Conservatory taking the show on the road in Tampa Bay

Posted on April 17, 2017

Patel instructors are not just going into schools, they’re heading all over the community. Places like The Metropolitan Ministries and the Tampa Housing Authority have requested lessons.

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Bank of America throws $600,000 'surprise party' for nonprofits

Posted on April 17, 2017

Grant recipients include Metropolitan Ministries

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Hooper: From $7 and one diaper to college graduate

Posted on April 15, 2017

Penny Vinik credits parents for her philanthropic spirit

Posted on April 12, 2017

 - Penny Vinik is known as the first lady of Bay Area hockey, but many may not know she's a favorite with the kids during story time at Metropolitan Ministries.

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Keep ’em coming: Swami Juice, O Cocina added to Heights Public Market lineup

Posted on April 4, 2017

Armature Works is getting an O Cocina taqueria and Swami Juice's second location.

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Community Foundation of Tampa Bay doles out $128,000 for education programs

Posted on March 31, 2017

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has chosen 10 educational programs as recipients of more than $128,000 in grant funding. 

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Bill Starkey honored as Lightning Community Hero

Posted on March 30, 2017

The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Bill Starkey as the 38th Lightning Community Hero of the 2016-17 season

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Taste of South Tampa Sunday

Posted on March 30, 2017

A portion of the ticket sales will benefit Metropolitan Ministries and guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items in exchange for a chance to win prizes from participating restaurants.

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Lights Fashion Hope Event

Posted on March 30, 2017

Taste of South Tampa Helps Support Metropolitan Ministries

Posted on March 29, 2017

The 12th annual event features unlimited food and drink specials as well as live entertainment.

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