November Service Event – The Toymakers

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • 9 AM – 12 PM
  • 407 N Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602

Please join us as we return to one of our favorite annual service events with The Toy Makers at Francis House. Invite your friends for a great time as we paint toys for lots of kids.

After the event, we will be getting together for lunch at Hamburger Mary’s Pub House in Ybor. We hope to see everyone there.

Parking: Parking is available in the Francis House lot.
What to wear: Casual dress, be comfortable.



December – Party 4 Presents

  • Saturday, December 8th, 2018
  • 9 PM
  • Southern Nights-Tampa
    1401 E. 7th Ave., Tampa 33605

It is that time of the year again!
Join Balance Tampa Bay with our friends at Southern Nights Tampa for our 8th Annual Party 4 Presents!

As with previous years, your unwrapped toy donation gets you free admission into Southern Nights for the party and your first drink free. These toys are donated to our 3 charities that will get them to children in need during the holidays.

Past years we collected over 1,200 toys for our three charities. This year we’d like to beat that number.

The types of toys the charities are looking for include:

Accessories for girls.
Action Figures
Arts and Craft sets
Balls and sports equipment
Bath toys
Board Games/Cards
Cars/ Trucks
Children’s DVDs
Crib toys
Culturally diverse dolls
Developmental toys
Gift cards
Preschool play sets
Portable CD players
Remote control cars

If the toys you donate require batteries, please remember to buy batteries as well.

Please no violent toys, such as guns/knives.

All donated toys must be new and unwrapped.




8th Annual Kickball 4 Kids

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • American Legion Park
    106 E Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

We’ve rescheduled KB4K! Join us at Balance Tampa Bay for our 8th Annual Kickball 4 Kids!

If you paid for a team or an individual back in May, those donations will be honored at this event.

As always we will have teams in a tournament type of game with a $20 suggested donation per person / $175 suggested donation for a team of 10.

Our beneficiary this year is Academy Prep Center of Tampa!
Academy Prep has a mission to inspire and empower students qualifying for need-based scholarships to become future community leaders through a rigorous middle school program coupled with ongoing graduate support.

Learn more about them at

So mark your calendars and plan to come out for a great time!

October Social-The Queens Head – St. Pete

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • 6 PM- 8 PM
  • The Queens Head – St. Pete
  • 2501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Join Balance Tampa Bay for our October Social at The Queens Head in St Pete!

As always there are complimentary appetizers and a cash bar!
So mark your calendars and invite your friends for a great social night!

Reminder to bring your donated item for the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System – See details below.




2018 Mentorship Information Session

  • Monday, September 10, 2018
  • 6:00 PM – 7 PM
  • 4703 N Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33603-3734

JWith the school year starting, Balance Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Diversity Chamber of Commerce are excited to partner with USF for our mentorship program! In order for it to be a success, we need people like you! If you’re interested in getting more details about becoming a mentor, please attend our information session. We’ll be meeting at the Francis House Conference Room. It’s on the 1st floor of the annex building on the south side of the parking lot.
If you’re unable to attend, you can email Tammy Morath at for more information.



Spring Bowl – Survivor!

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018
  • 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Sunset Gay Beach

The tribes have spoken! Do you have what it takes to Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast at Balance Tampa Bay’s Spring Survivor Event?

Join us at our Cinco De Mayo themed event for a day of fun competition and activity social!

This event will consist of a series of mental / physical activities where you and your tribe will be fighting for the hidden immunity idol to become the ultimate Survivors.

This event will be followed with a picnic on the beach as we award our winners.