Better Living for Seniors Pinellas (BLS Pinellas) is a networking group of like-minded professionals dedicated to integrate and strengthen programs to meet the needs of our local Pinellas County elderly population. Under the guidance of the Area Agency for Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. (AAAPP), we fundraise annually to offer grants to local 501c3 organizations and/or government agencies who service Pinellas County seniors. This year, we awarded $18,544 to 8 deserving organizations.
Congratulations to our 2023 Recipients:
|Alzheimer's Association Suncoast Chapter||$1,944.00|
|ProMedica - Arden Courts of Largo||$600.00|
|City of Tarpon Springs Recreation Division||$1,000.00|
|Florida Dream Center||$4,000.00|
|Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation||$5,000.00|
|Seasons Hospice Foundation||$2,000.00|
|Weissman Day Center||$2,000.00|
|Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay|
Applications for the 2024 grant cycle will be made available in late April or early May of 2024. You may request to be on our mailing list by email, email@example.com.
Thank you to our committee, our community volunteer jurors, and the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas for their partnership.
We had the honor to award $17,000 to 10 organizations listed below that provide services and programs to Pinellas County Seniors.
S.A.G.E.S. Theater ($1,500)
Pinellas Park Angel Fund ($3,000)
Ruth's Promise ($1,000)
Disability Achievement Center ($2,000)
Caregiver Paws ($2,000)
City of Largo - Largo PD Senior Services Program ($3,000)
Be A Santa to A Senior ($500)
Metropolitan Ministries ($3,000)
Voices of Hope for Aphasia ($500)
Morean Arts Center ($500)