100 episodes

What is #StickAForkInIt? a show about the groundbreaking work being done in Tampa Bay and the influencers that elevate this top market to one of the most innovative and compassionate places to live, work and play. A 10-county region where hunger is addressed in a meaningful way, our neighbors are advocated for daily and our community’s most inspiring leaders align to lift our neighbors to a space of health and capability.

Hosted by just a few of the dynamic team at Feeding Tampa Bay, we invite you to listen in and find out how you can join the movement and please follow us for updates on our work or leave us a message on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube all @FeedingTampaBay. Talk at you soon!

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    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

What is #StickAForkInIt? a show about the groundbreaking work being done in Tampa Bay and the influencers that elevate this top market to one of the most innovative and compassionate places to live, work and play. A 10-county region where hunger is addressed in a meaningful way, our neighbors are advocated for daily and our community’s most inspiring leaders align to lift our neighbors to a space of health and capability.

Hosted by just a few of the dynamic team at Feeding Tampa Bay, we invite you to listen in and find out how you can join the movement and please follow us for updates on our work or leave us a message on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube all @FeedingTampaBay. Talk at you soon!

    Building a Brand with Katy Parsons

    Building a Brand with Katy Parsons

    As our mission has grown, the way it's represented has to grow, too. And we're so thankful to have had the experts at ChappellRoberts by our side for over 10 years, to help with that. We have their Senior Director of Brand Strategy, Katy Parsons, on the show today, to share what it's been like engaging with our community in creative and meaningful ways for so many years. Tune in to see how marketing goes so far beyond just colors and jingles, into breaking down barriers of understanding and possibility for the people who experience it.
    Follow @FeedingTampaBay on your favorite social media platform, to see how you can experience the possibilities for yourself!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Helping Kids Develop Their Future with Yvonne Fry

    Helping Kids Develop Their Future with Yvonne Fry

    Many of us know how scary it is to leave high school and try to find your place in the big, wide world. So the mission of Workforce Development Partners is to connect those graduating students with real people who can offer them real opportunities, and support them in their transition to adulthood. Yvonne Fry joins us on today's episode to talk about where and why this mission began, and how it's grown to support dozens of schools in our region. If you have a grade school student looking at home, visit workforcedevelopmentpartner.com to see what kinds of connections might be possible to ensure their future is a bright one!
    Follow @FeedingTampaBay on social media to catch more opportunities offered by our network of brilliant, caring community partners.

    • 59 min
    Checking in on Cereal for Summer with Kathryn Bursch

    Checking in on Cereal for Summer with Kathryn Bursch

    Our annual cereal collection event is here! Every year our partners at 10 Tampa Bay help us collect TONS of cereal so that kids in our community can have breakfast every day, even when they're on summer break from school. Kathryn Bursch has been helping us coordinate this massive effort for a long time, and joins us today to share what she's seen of the community pitching in to help one another. And there's still time for you to get involved! Cereal for Summer runs through the end of May, and you can donate or learn more by visiting cerealforsummer.com.
    Follow @FeedingTampaBay on social media to see just how much cereal we've collected this year, and all the other ways we're activating our community to make Tampa Bay a better place!

    • 16 min
    Going All In with Thomas Mantz

    Going All In with Thomas Mantz

    There's no singular path to accomplishing our goals in life, and on today's episode our president & CEO, Thomas Mantz, shares the secret sauce behind his successes at Feeding Tampa Bay. The main ingredient? Help from others who care. Not only does everyone need a hand-up to get where they want to go in life, but we all need to help each other if we hope to live in a community that's both stable and thriving. And with the grand opening of our enormous new facility just a few weeks away, we're excited to give everyone a taste of what we can accomplish, together.
    Follow @FeedingTampaBay on social media to stay in the loop about our new facility and services in the coming weeks!

    • 56 min
    Organic Farming Leads to Changing a Community with Jenise Carr

    Organic Farming Leads to Changing a Community with Jenise Carr

    If you've spent enough time around Feeding Tampa Bay then you already know that food IS medicine! And the TampaWell project, created by our partners at Tampa General Hospital, is using that medicine to improve the health of our neighbors through a bright and sunny community garden. On today's episode we talk to Jenise Carr, the Food Pharmacy & Community Garden Manager at TampaWell, and learn all about the ways organic gardening helps us live longer while building community at the same time. AND she shares how those of us who aren't huge veggie fans can spice up our recipes to enjoy the nourishment our bodies need!
    Be sure to visit the TampaWell website to learn more about their health app and volunteer opportunities. And check out the Sapphire Award we recently received from Florida Blue for our FoodRX program!
    Find more healthy, fun recipes follow @FeedingTampaBay on social media.

    • 33 min
    Catching Up on Advocacy with Lorena Hardwick

    Catching Up on Advocacy with Lorena Hardwick

    Awareness of and involvement with the community around you is the most important part of advocacy work, according to Lorena Hardwick, our own Chief External Affairs Officer. It can be easy to get swept up in the frustrations we face in our lives, without knowing what we can do about them or how we can do it. But that's Lorena's specialty -- she stays on top of the important local and political developments that affect the lives of our neighbors, and acts to be their voice ensuring that families and children have what they need to thrive. Tune in to learn how you can directly effect change in your community, as well.
    Contact Lorena with questions you have about advocacy, at LHardwick@FeedingTampaBay.org
    And follow @FeedingTampaBay to see how we're effecting change on a daily basis, and all the ways you can get involved in the fight to improve lives all around the region!

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Marathon Dogmom ,

I love hearing about the positive impact that this agency has.

Maybe I’m odd, but I get excited when I listen to the progress that FTB is making to end hunger in Pinellas county!

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