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Convoy of Hope Will Join Other Nonprofits, VIPs To Provide Groceries, New Children’s Shoes to Tampa Families in Need This Weekend

SPRINGFIELD, MO — February 2, 2021 This Saturday, February 6, Convoy of Hope will join Super Service Challenge, Athletes In Action and Feeding Tampa Bay to form a united act of compassion to help families in need in St Petersburg, Florida. These four nonprofits along with volunteers from local businesses, churches and community service organizations will provide free groceries and new children’s shoes to the public, while supplies last. The event will take place at Tropicana Field’s parking lot from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET 

VIP guests who will attend to show support include Michael Clayton, former Tampa Bay Bucs wide receiver and former first round draft pick, who will arrive at 8 a.m. for impact and engagement, and will be available for press; also, Earl Christy, former New York Jets player, will be attending. 

Spokespersons from Convoy of Hope (nonprofit) and ADT Security (volunteer support) will be on hand for interviews. 

Media are invited to this special event being held at Tropicana Field’s parking lot: 1 Tropicana Dr., St Petersburg, FL 33705. Media may arrive at 7 a.m. ET. The event will start providing groceries and shoes at 8:30 a.m. ET until 12:30 p.m. ET. 

About Convoy of Hope 

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four-Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 17 consecutive years. Convoy of Hope has served more than 130 million people since it was founded in 1994. For more information, please visit convoyofhope.org. 

Super Service Challenge is a program of trueU, a nonprofit organization with the purpose of helping people discover and pursue their full potential. The Super Service Challenge program is used by many nonprofits, companies and individuals who serve in the community and want to inspire volunteerism as well as reward the nonprofits they serve. www.trueU.com 

Athletes in Action is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that has been helping athletes experience the hope and purpose that comes from following Jesus, and equipping them to use their platform to be part of God’s mission in the world to make disciples of all nations. www.athletesinaction.org

Feeding Tampa Bay is part of the national Feeding America network, focusing on providing food to over 1 million food insecure families in the 10-county area of West Central Florida. www.feedingtampabay.org 

ADT is a national security company. The ADT Always Cares program gives ADT team members the opportunity to give back to the communities in which they live, work and play, through a variety of company-sponsored volunteer efforts. www.adt.com