Thanks to the Food Donors from WMNF’s Summer Fund Drive May 30th – June 6th, 2018

Seble Gizaw, owner

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Thanks to the Food Donors from WMNF’s Summer Fund Drive ~ May 30th – June 6th, 2018

We’d never make it through without the generosity of these folks, who gave us coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night & snack donations!! 

If you frequent these businesses or know these donors, please mention that you appreciate their support of 88.5FM Community Radio ~ A little recognition goes a long way… (** = New Donor)

Abby’s Health & Nutrition, 14374 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, sent organic apples & bananas ~ Thanks, Sean Jerkins!
** All Star Janitorial, our custodians, provided breakfast, coffee, creamers & chocolate chip cookies on Sun AM ~ Thanks!
** Avari Cups, LLC & VanRossi Holder, 8230 Causeway Blvd, Tampa, donated frozen fruit cups & hand-scooped to order Wed
Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria, at 514 N Franklin St, Tampa, prepared pasta & arugula salad for the finale lunch
** Birdrock Taco Shack, 1004 10th Ave W, Bradenton delivered 2 meals Sat ~ Thanks to new donors Ciara, Susan & David
Blazing Bean Coffee Roasters, 22151 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, donated fresh roasted coffee on Friday
Cabot Creamery Cooperative provided cheese ~ online at
** Cassis Bakery, 170 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg provided some sweet treats on Tuesday evening ~ Welcome, Jurate
Catering Specialties (Steve Hicks) cooked omelets at WMNF, on-line at for the finale breakfast
Cheryl Flowers prepared a late night meal of chicken & potatoes and pork & rice for the volunteers on Monday
Crystal Bay Café, 800 Twiggs St in the Hillsborough County Courthouse prepared our breakfast Thurs ~ Thanks, Debbie
Doormet, 1155 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa sent sandwiches, salads, pasta & house-made potato chips for Monday dinner
** Ed Lehmann, host of Post-Modern Hootenany, smoked some pork for his fellow volunteers on Thursday evening
Einstein Brothers Bagels, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa donated bagels to add to our breakfasts all week
Ella’s Americana Folk Art Café, 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, made pasta and salads ~ Love to Chef Suzanne
Evos ~ Carrollwood, 10205 Lake Carroll Way sent Thai Vegan Burger & Buffalo Chicken wraps and salads
Faedo Family Cuban Bakery, 5150 North Florida Ave, Tampa, offered up Cuban bread each morning of the drive
Gail & Paul Carroll baked oatmeal cookies & made bean salad & w/ Sweet Lou, answered phones & did tally ~ So kind
Gina Cox made Mexican breakfast casserole and homemade granola yogurt parfait w/ fresh fruit on Sat, YUM!
Harvey’s 4th Street Grill, 3121 4th St N, St Petersburg, sent sandwiches, potato salad, dill pickles and brownies
The Independent Bar & Café, 5016 N Florida Ave, Tampa, made breakfast casseroles & roasted cauliflower on Tues AM
Jane Gibbons prepared quinoa & veggie stew + chocolate brownies with walnuts on Tues night
** Jean Charles, member-supporter, baked chicken & turkey, prepared a green salad & brought Cassis ~ Jean rocks!
Jerk Hut, 926 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, sent Jerk Chicken, peas & rice and salad on Sunday for lunch
Jupiter Donut Company, 32130 US Hwy 19 N in Palm Harbor sent GIANT apple fritters for Friday breakfast
Jeannie Holton-Carufel prepared “Magic” deviled eggs & brought cinnamon bread ~ Thanks, Jeannie!
Little Donut House, 4048 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, sent 60+ mini donuts for breakfast on the first Wednesday
Lucy & Tom Dent brought native Polish food 7 days of the drive! Lucy cooked & Tom drove it to WMNF ~ Wow!
Mellow Mushroom, 10959 Causeway Blvd, Brandon, baked many, many pizzas, even a couple of vegan ones
Mother Kombucha sent cases of 5 different flavors of “living tea” for the staff & volunteers
Mr Dunderbak’s, 14929 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, prepared a German dinner on Saturday
Nature’s Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St, Clearwater, sent protein bars that were enjoyed by many
Olde Heights Bistro, 4703 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, sent noodles & fried rice for lunch on Tues (vegan dishes, too)
Pizzeria Gregario, 400 2nd St N, Safety Harbor, baked bread & prepared tdziki, hummus & garlic shmoo on Monday
Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant, 3636 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, made veggie stews & injera
Red Mesa, 4912 N 4th St, St Petersburg sent chicken, veggie wraps, salad, plantains, congri, tostada chips & chipotle salsa Sun
Rollin’ Oats, 2842 Dr MLK Jr St N, St Pete sent chicken, ham, turkey & veggie wraps, chicken Ceasar salad & potato salad
Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Rd, Tampa, made beans & rice, hush puppies, fish, chicken & steamed veggies Wed night
** Spaddy’s Coffee, 5206 N Florida Ave, Tampa, ground 5 lbs of coffee & provide 3 quarts of ½ & ½ ~ Thanks, Greg & welcome!
Starbucks, 8229 Parkedge Dr, Tampa, sent coffee, sugar & cream on Wed ~ Thanks, Arlene, for arranging & fetching
Starbucks, 502 Hillsborough, Tampa, made coffee & sent cream and sugar Wednesday ~ Thanks, Michael Leonard
** Sweets of Tampa Bay & Anthony Givens baked brownies, sweet breads & cheesecakes –
Taste B & B International Cuisines prepared a bread pudding & delivered it on Monday ~ Thanks, Sherifa & Theo!
** Tre Amici at the Bunker, 1907 19th St, Ybor City, baked vegan orange cake bites & blueberry muffins for us Mon evening
Udipi Pure Veg Indian Café, 14422 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa donated chana masala & lemon basmati rice on Wed
Vinny Scully prepared his amazing breakfast & coffee for the staff and volunteers at WMNF on the first Friday
Whole Foods, 1548N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, provided a fresh fruit platter, breakfast sandwiches & a muffin tray Mon AM
~ A special thank you to Pamela, Kay, Eluv, Suzie, Michael, Phoebe, Martha & Ann who kept our kitchen as clean as can be!
Looking forward to the next Membership Drive, See you all in the kitchen!!
Peace, Love & Good Eatin’, Julie