Did you know that as many as 250,000 children in the Tampa Bay area go hungry every day?

In the spirit of giving, Visit Tampa Bay and Visit St. Pete/Clearwater and the Tampa International Airport are teaming up to tackle hunger today at the 1st Annual Tourism Gives Back service project today as part of National Tourism Week at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport-Westshore.  
Individuals and teams will fill backpacks with nutritional food supplies to help out local Tampa Bay families as part of a services project for Feeding America (locally Feeding Tampa Bay).
Stay tuned on our social media channels by following the hashtag #TourismGivesBack for fun photos and exciting news throughout the day!

About Feeding America Tampa Bay’s Backpack Program:
As many as 250,000 children in the Tampa Bay area go hungry every day. Feeding America Tampa Bay’s Backpack Program tackles hunger that leaves children malnourished and disrupts learning. The program fills backpacks with nutritional food supplies for children to take home with them over the weekend.