Our Leadership Team

Oldsmar Cares Leadership - Michelle Baldwin

MICHELLE BALDWIN
Chairperson

Previous Vice Chairperson (2018 - 2020, previous Co-Chair of Oldsmar Cares Annual Wine & Food Gala (2016 - 2018).

Oldsmar Cares Leadership - David Enos

DAVID ENOS
Vice Chairperson

Board Member (2018 - 2020), Co-chair of Honoring our Heroes 5K Memorial Run.

Oldsmar Cares Leadership - Eric Alklen

ERIC ALLEN
Board Member focused on fundraising and working with local businesses to raise awareness.

Oldsmar Caares leadership team - Ira Berger

IRA BERGER, DDS
Board Member and Dental Services Doctor, providing FREE dental care to children in the greater Oldsmar area.

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Linda Bills

LINDA "PEPPA" BILLS
Board Member, Pantry Manager

Previous Board Secretary (2018-2020) and Oldsmar Cares Team Lead (2016-2019)

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Janice Dirose

JANICE DIROSE
Board Member, Board Secretary

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Brenda Gaulin

BRENDA GAULIN

Board Member Director of Marketing

Previous Chairperson (2016-2018).

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Ryder Fitzpatrick

RYDER FITZPATRICK
Board Member focused on fundraising and working with local business to raise awareness.

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Mike McKnight

MIKE MCKNIGHT
Board Member, Co-Chair of Oldsmar Cares Annual Wine & Food Gala.
Previous Chairperson (2013-2016)

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Dave Pearson

DAVE PEARSON
Board Member focused on fundraising and working with local businesses to raise awareness.

JOHN TAYLOR
Board Member focused on fundraising and working with local businesses to raise awareness.

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - David Wallace

DAVID WALLACE

Board Member focused on fundraising and working with clients.

Previous Chairperson (2018-2020), Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero recipient, City of Oldsmar City Manager Award recipient.

Oldsmar Cares leadership team - Pamela Yerkes

PAMELA YERKES
Board Member and Co-chair of the Oldsmar Cares Gala.

Our History

1997

Sharon Patch creates Oldsmar Cares created to meet the needs of Oldsmar residents for rent and utility assistance.

1998

A small food pantry is added to the Oldsmar Cares mission.

2002

A clothing closet is added with men's, women's and children gently used clothing and footwear.

2009

Oldsmar Cares sees the growing need and incorporates as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

2011

A small food pantry is added to the Oldsmar Cares mission.

2015

Oldsmar Cares 2nd Annual Golf Tournament announces presenting sponsor MicroLumen, and raises $25,000 for Weekend Food Fore Kids program.

2017

Oldsmar Cares 8th Annual Wine & Food Gala at Nielsen Ballroom and raises $103,000.

2018

Completed new building at 149 SR 580 West, Oldsmar and David Wallace, Oldsmar Cares Board Member receives Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero $50,000 Grant.

2019

9th Wine & Food Gala raises over $130,000.