Accreditations

Catholic Charities Hillsborough Hope – est. March 30, 2020

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, in partnership with the City of Tampa, is creating a shelter for homeless residents of Tampa on vacant land owned by Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities had been working with the City of Tampa for some time to establish a new ‘Pinellas Hope’ in Hillsborough County. Due to the risk posed by the coronavirus, city officials decided the time to open a shelter was now. The decision to relocate homeless residents in order to provide the best opportunity to care for them as the virus infects dramatically more people and food shortages intensify. “In Tampa, we help each other in times of need, and Hillsborough Hope is a perfect example. As we all stay safe at home, ‘Hillsborough Hope’, in coordination …