Community Partnerships and Social Investment Programs | Tampa General Hospital

Community Partnerships and Social Investment Programs

Tampa General Hospital is proud to partner with organizations across the Tampa Bay region. Our primary goal is to contribute to the health and wellness of our community through social investments that support events, initiatives and programs that enrich the viability of our community and provide health resources, particularly for our most vulnerable populations. These partnerships allow us to reach more people, deliver more impactful programs and improve health outcomes.

Our Community Impact Pillars that define our areas of focus include:

  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing
  • Collaborative Community Building with a Focus on Social Determinants of Health & Workforce Initiatives
  • Supporting the Needs of Diverse Populations
  • Ensuring All Families Thrive by Addressing Health Disparities

These pillars guide our partnerships with area non-profits to build a stronger Tampa Bay community. Together, we thrive.

  American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a nonprofit organization in the United States that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Life is Why Campaign
  • MyCheck health screening
  • Proud sponsor of annual Heart Walk, Heart Ball, and Go Red for Women


  American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, advocacy and programs.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Lung screening program
  • Proud Sponsor of Fight for Air Climb


American Cancer Society 

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Established in 1913, the society is organized into six geographical regions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 250 regional offices throughout the United States.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Partners on cancer accreditation
  • Education and advocacy for oncology screenings: Colorectal, lung, mammogram, and HPV
  • Tobacco cessation education
  • Cancer treatment for the most vulnerable
  • Proud sponsor of Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer


Tampa Bay Chamber

The Tampa Bay Chamber is a not-for-profit business membership organization that helps promote the businesses and business interests of its members.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Emerging Leaders
  • Insight Tampa Bay Executive Leadership
  • Leadership Tampa & Leadership Tampa Alumni
  • Minority Business Accelerator 
  • Policy Council
  • Women in Leadership


March of Dimes

The March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. The March of Dimes believes that every baby deserves the best possible start. Unfortunately, not all babies get one.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • NICU education
  • Support for underserved pregnant women
  • Proud sponsor of March for Babies


Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to addressing the needs of people living with arthritis in the United States.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Arthritis at Work program
  • Education for ACE Unit
  • Proud sponsor of Jingle Bell Run


Home Base

Home Base, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, leads regional and national efforts to help service members, veterans and their families heal from the “Invisible Wounds:” traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress (PTS), and related conditions.

TGH Partnership Highlights:


MoreHealth Inc.

Since 1989, MORE HEALTH, Inc. has been working to improve the health of children, teens, and adults through interactive health and safety lessons. MORE HEALTH instructors have taught over 4 million students in schools throughout the Tampa Bay area, one lesson, and one classroom at a time.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Proud founding sponsor
  • Supporting school programs across Hillsborough County
  • Community health and wellness education and awareness



The YMCA is the largest and oldest service organization in America, serving 17 million members in 120 countries. In Tampa Bay alone, it reaches more than 160,000 individuals each year through membership, programs, and outreach activities in our community. Through Our Vision 2020, we have laid the foundation to take the Tampa YMCA into the future so we can continue to serve the Tampa Bay community for years to come.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Program
  • Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program
  • Exercise is Medicine
  • Children’s Health Fairs
  • Kids and Family Health Education and Programming


Specially Fit Foundation

The Specially Fit Foundation spreads awareness that anyone can participate in exercise despite perceived limitations. It provides year-round workouts, Special Olympic training, nutrition coaching, and mentorship for individuals with developmental disabilities.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • TGH supported the first “Specially Fit Games”
  • Sponsorship of fitness program for special needs community members


Feeding Tampa Bay

Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, focuses on providing food to nearly 1 million food insecure families in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Food Rx program for food insecure patients at HealthPark
  • Community food pantry at TGH Healthpark
  • Volunteers for Community Food Distribution
  • Proud sponsor of Fork Fight


University Area CDC

The mission of the University Area CDC is children and family development, crime prevention, and commerce growth. Its primary focus is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Proud sponsor of neighborhood Harvest Hope Community Garden
  • Partnership on telehealth for community members
  • myStrength mental health platform for community members


Tampa Bay Thrives

Tampa Bay Thrives is an innovative nonprofit helping people in the Tampa Bay area better address mental health and substance use issues by focusing primarily on: Navigation, Access and Awareness.

TGH Partnership Highlights:

  • Sponsorship of programs
  • Board Representation for execution of programs