Gulfport Gives Back: A Day of Service

On Saturday, January 17, residents, businesses and civic organizations throughout Gulfport joined the Inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. In partnership with Gulfport Neighbors, the Day of Service saw over 20 teams and hundreds of volunteers complete service projects all over the city.

Gulfport Day of Service Projects and Teams

Pinellas County Animal Shelter: Gulfport Dive Center & Gulfport Neighbors

49th Street Cleanup: Stetson Law School & Gulfport Neighbors

Suncoast Rest Rescue Mission: Gulfport Neighbors

Tomlinson Lake Park Cleanup: The Green Team (Mayor Henderson) & Teen Council

Disabled Vet Flash Yard Cleanup: Gulfport Fire Dept & Gulfport Neighbors

Bubbles & Brainpower: Boca Ciega High School Students

Kids Baseball Clinic: City of Gulfport and Gulfport Little League

McDonald’s Meet & Greet: Gulfport Police Dept & Pinellas County Crime Stoppers

Senior Center Brunch for Special Guests: Shakers and Bakers

Weed, Water & Mulch Fruit Trees: Gulfport Food Forest

Music in Nursing Homes: Moveable Musicians

Securing Walkers and Wheelchairs for Gulfport Senior Center: Silver Wheels of Fortune

Wood Ibis Cleanup: Gulfport Lion’s Club

Neighbors Helping Three Neighbors: Team Enthusiasm

Power Wash Beach Blvd: Gulfport Merchants Association

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic: CERT

Marina District Community Clean-up: BCYC Members

Keep Pinellas Beautiful, Inc. Adopt- a-Mile: Caldwell Realty

Community Garden and Rummage Sale: Gecko Gardeners

BloodOne Mobile

Food provided by Stella’s and O’Maddys in Gulfport

Photos courtesy of Cathy Salustri, Juju Stevens, Karen Gates and the city of Gulfport

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