1. All Eyes

Photos: Feeding Tampa Bay mobile pantry in St. Petersburg

Over 228 households were served at the monthly event coordinated by the St. Pete Police Department
Lois Wilcox, 74, gets a high five from her new friend Reghan Young, 2. The two met while waiting in line for boxes of groceries at the Feeding Tampa Bay Mobile Pantry and Resource Fair at the Tangerine Plaza,in the Midtown Plaza in St. Petersburg. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Mar. 15
Updated Mar. 15

Feeding Tampa Bay visits the Midtown Plaza in St. Petersburg every second Tuesday of the month from 4:30-6 p.m. Other locations include the Clearwater MLK Jr. Community Center, Greater Ridgecrest YMCA in Largo and Lealman Park. Feeding Tampa Bay partners with more than 600 local charities and food pantries to distribute emergency food supplies across the 10-county region.

The grocery box receiving line at the Feeding Tampa Bay mobile pantry at the Tangerine Plaza, in the Midtown Plaza in St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg Police Officer Cory Crawford (in front on left) and Sgt. Jason Deary work to pass out boxes of groceries to people in their vehicles at the car receiving line.
Nancy Thimons, 82, (on left) gets her fruits and vegetables for her grocery box in the receiving line.
Robert Hill (front left), 70, and Andrew Sheppard (center), 53, pick up their grocery boxes in the receiving line.
Kristen Lefkimiotis (left), a St. Anthony's BayCare ICU nurse, volunteers alongside St. Petersburg Police Officer Cory Crawford (center), as they pass out grocery boxes in the car receiving line.
Members of the community pick up grocery boxes as they make their way through the receiving line.


  1. Diver Everton Simpson untangles lines of staghorn coral at a coral nursery inside the White River Fish Sanctuary on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. On the ocean floor, small coral fragments dangle from suspended ropes, like socks hung on a laundry line. Divers tend to this underwater nursery as gardeners mind a flower bed, slowly and painstakingly plucking off snails and fireworms that feast on immature coral. DAVID J. PHILLIP  |  AP
    On the ocean floor, small coral fragments dangle from suspended ropes, as socks hung on a laundry line.
  2. A U.S. flag hanging from a steel girder, damaged in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, blows in the breeze at a memorial in Jersey City, N.J., Sept. 11, 2019 as the sun rises behind One World Trade Center building and the re-developed area where the Twin Towers of World Trade Center once stood in New York City on the 18th anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) J. DAVID AKE  |  AP
    A large crowd gathered at ground zero today day. President Donald Trump joined in on the observances at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence will be at the third attack site, near Shanksville,...
  3. The breakout pop star of 2019 held a summit of self-worth and smash singles, and more than 7,000 fans left inspired.
  4. Lightning players, coaches, alumni and staff “striking” 40 Tampa Bay sites with giveaways and charitable contributions.
  5. The team honored Middleton freshman Hezekiah B. Walters prior to their first game of the season. New head coach Mike Williams, former Plant High and USC standout lead the team.
  6. The Bucs were defeated by the 49ers 31-17.
  7. Hurricane Dorian is hugging the coast of South Carolina as residents of parts of the Bahamas begin to asses damage Thursday.
  8. Hurricane Dorian may be 100 miles away from Florida, but the powerful category 2 storm has already begun to rap the east coast with tropical storm-force winds as it grows in size.
  9. Sep. 1• All Eyes
    Jung Kang, 63, owner of Hutson Shoe & Leather Repair in St. Petersburg. BOYZELL HOSEY  |  Times
    A collection of portraits of people who work around Tampa Bay
  10. Sep. 1• All Eyes
    A collection of portraits of people who work in Tampa Bay