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12/7/12 04:27PM

Trinity Cafe Receives Grant from Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring

Funds will purchase food for the homeless and hungry

TAMPA, Fla. – (December 7, 2012) – Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring ( has awarded Trinity Cafe a $10,000 grant for the purchase of food to feed the homeless and hungry.  “Providing a hearty, nourishing dinner that eases hunger is a key element of our mission. Equally important is nurturing the spirit and offering hope and encouragement to our guests,” says Cindy Davis, Trinity Cafe program director.  “We are grateful to the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring for this grant that will ensure the neediest among us are nourished and nurtured.”

“Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring recognizes the needs of the homeless and is honored to partner with Trinity Cafe as: Together – We Can Make a Difference,” says Deborah Thielen, executive director of the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring.   

About Trinity Cafe: Trinity Cafe (, a 501 (c) (3) non-denominational charity feeds the homeless, hungry and working poor in Tampa, Since 2001, more than 830,000 restaurant quality meals have been served to people in need. Executive Chef Alfred Astl prepares more than 200 meals each day, Monday-Friday, 52 weeks a year. Trinity Cafe’s mission is to restore a sense of dignity to the hungry and homeless by serving a nutritious meal while nurturing spirits through acts of acceptance, compassion, love and respect.

About FMC Foundation of Caring: The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable not for profit Foundation whose mission is to improve the quality of life for all through mentorship, scholarships, sponsorships, awards and service. To learn more, call 813.783.9932 or visit

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CONTACT INFORMATION: Cindy Davis, program director. Office 813.865.4822; Cell 813.428.3134

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