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How to Get Involved

Donate Online

Donate from anywhere. We’re raising money through Facebook so Metropolitan Ministries can get kids the supplies they need for the school year.

Donate $15 or more online and get a ticket to the live supply drive party!

Send a Donation

Attend The “Buzzed” Spelling Bee + School Supply Drive

If you’re in Tampa — bring a backpack and supplies and join us for the Live Supply Drive at 81Bay Brewing Company.

Attendees get raffle tickets to win prizes by sponsors and a free beer. And there will be a live BUZZED SPELLING BEE!

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Be a Sponsor

If you’re a business — help support our cause by sponsoring the drive party or donating an item for our raffle.

Promote your business and a good cause at the same time!

Be a Sponsor

“Buzzed” Spelling Bee + School Supply Drive

Join Simply Stated Media, 81Bay Brewing Company, and on July 26th for our “Buzzed Spelling Bee” + School Supply Drive.

We will be accepting donations of backpacks and school supplies or $15 donations to join our party.

You get a free 81Bay beer, food deals, and multiple chances to win great prizes from local sponsors.

Beer is good. Parties are fun. And, it’s all for a great cause. Come join us!

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Proceeds to Benefit Metropolitan Ministries

Metropolitan Ministries provides backpacks, uniforms and school supplies to more than 250 children annually.

We’re here to help them!

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