Here We Grow Foundation, Inc. has partnered with individuals, social service agencies, religious affiliates and community organizations to provide services, assistance and resources to at-risk children and families residing in Pinellas County.    

We appreciate their partnership and guidance on how to provide quality services to Pinellas County!

 

 Pinellas County Health Department

Since it's establishment in 1936, The Pinellas County Health Department (PinCHD).  They serve the health needs of families in Pinellas County in areas ranging from controlling infectious diseases to safe drinking water to disaster preparedness.  

We currently receive referrals from the PinCHD programs:  Pinellas Healthy Start, offers universal screening a program designed to reduce infant mortality, reduce the number of low birth weight babies, and improve health and developmental outcomes in children.  Nurse Family Partnership, Healthy Families Pinellas, and Healthy Start Federal

 

 The Dunedin Youth Guild

The Dunedin Youth Guild is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization that actively supports many Dunedin school and community activities and youth related needs.  They provide assistance and funding to the youth of Dunedin, including scholarship to aid in the cost of pursuing a post secondary education.  


In addition to scholarships for high school students, the DYG also are sponsors of the Weaver Park Playground and the Kiwanis Sprayground in Dunedin; and host two events to support Dunedin youth: The Tour of Homes and The Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show.  

The Dunedin Youth Guild hosted a diaper drive and collected 1000 diapers in all sizes, baby wipes and rash cream for The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank.

 Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes located in Dunedin, Florida has is a religious organization that provides assistance to individuals in need through their St. Vincent dePaul Society (SVdP) program.  The SVdP program offers everyday needs and services including providing food, a night's lodging for the homeless, bus passes, gift cards and assistance with electric and water.  

Our Lady of Lourdes also houses Kimberly Home Pregnancy Resource Center, an organization that has cared for women in unplanned pregnancy circumstances and their children since 1983.  Their services include but are not limited to Free Pregnancy Testing, limited ultrasound, counseling and mentoring programs, licensed infant/toddler daycare, maternity & infant toddler clothing, information and referral network, baby food, formula, baby supplies/furniture, adoption counseling and placement, prenatal and parenting education, and transitional housing and life/skills training. 

Our Lady of Lourdes SVdP program refers clients to The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank that are experiencing "diaper need" and donated their supply of disposable diapers after discontinuing their diaper program.  

 The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County

The Early Learning Coalition is a nonprofit organization that focuses on early care and education.  The organization provides Pinellas County families with access to high quality, affordable programs and services to ensure that families are self sufficient and thriving.  Their programs work together to achieve one common goal--"preparing all children to enter kindergarten ready to succeed."

Their programs include The School Readiness Program, which offers scholarships to low-moderate income families and gives parents the opportunity to focus on professional and educational goals; Florida's Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK), a program designed to prepare four-year olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success; Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) offers information and referral lists to families seeking childcare; developmental screening, an Inclusion Warm Line assists childcare programs in caring for special needs children; Safety Net Child Care provides childcare assistance to families that do not meet the qualifications of The School Readiness Program but have a need for care while addressing high risk concerns such as homelessness, domestic violence, abuse/neglect, and child trauma;  Born To Read supports at-risk families in guiding parents to serving as their child's first teacher; and Florida First Start, a home visitation program that serves children exhibiting high risk factors for school failure.  The organization also offers an extensive listing of childcare providers.

The Early Learning Coalition has been a liaison with Pinellas County agencies and organizations for Here We Grow Foundation, Inc. and currently serves as drop off point for diaper supplies for The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank.  

 

 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc.

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares is the only free, confidential, multi-lingual, 24-Hour dialing code for access to community info, services and resources for residents of Pinellas County.

Their areas of assistance and resources include but are not limited to housing & homelessness, food and meals, tax assistance, child care and early learning, suicide prevention and diabetes & health control.

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares refers clients that are experiencing "diaper need" to The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank.   

 Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located in Largo, Florida.  They have a number of programs and organizations within their church dedicated to Caring, Sharing, and Giving.  

The Endowment Fund, one of the ministries dedicated to reaching out to others, donated $500 to The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank.    Miriam Circle, a Florida chapter of The Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA), donated disposable diapers, baby wipes and rash cream collected at their April 2013 meeting to The HWG Foundation, Inc. Diaper Bank.