Bradenton Charities

Painting with a Twist

Painting with a Purpose: A Fun New Twist on Giving

The holidays are a great time to start thinking about giving back to your community, and Painting with a Twist is making it fun! Studio owners Hope Kinney and Sheri Penxa regularly hold “Painting with a Purpose” classes at both their Bradenton and Sarasota locations. During these events, participants (affectionately called “Twisters”) can enjoy a …

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Shoebox for Seniors

Shoeboxes for Seniors: Spreading Cheer this Holiday Season

Are you ready to take a break from shopping for family and friends and do something that will really make a difference instead? How about buying some small gifts for the elderly in our community? There are thousands of seniors in Bradenton who are forgotten about during the holidays. They often live alone, don’t have families, …

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Meals on Wheels PLUS

Meals on Wheels PLUS: Fighting Hunger in Manatee County Since 1972

Most of us have never had to go hungry or wonder how we’re going to feed our families. However, for thousands of residents in Manatee County, this isn’t the case. From home-bound seniors and hungry school children to families who just can’t make ends meet, Meals on Wheels PLUS has been helping the most vulnerable …

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Where to donate used items in Bradenton

Decluttering Can Change a Life! 5 Bradenton Locations to Donate Gently Used Items

July 15th is National Give Something Away Day, making right now the best time to declutter and donate! Not only will cleaning out your garage, closet, or pantry make you feel more organized, but your gently-used items can also have a major impact on the lives of those in need. Not sure where to donate …

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