Helping your neighbors in need is easy. You just need to know where to start. Oldsmar Cares has four ways for you to make a difference in your community.

Make a Cash Donation

Any amount makes a huge impact because Oldsmar Cares is 100% volunteer run and the money you donate goes directly to those in need. Monetary donations can also be made online or by check mailed to: Oldsmar Cares P.O. Box 981, Oldsmar, FL 34677.​

How Your Donation Helps Families

$25 = One bag of groceries for a family
$50 = Holiday dinner for a family
$100 = Groceries for four families
$200 = Rent or utilities assistance for one family
​$500 = PatchWork Assistance Fund grant

Make a Food Donation

We ask that all food donations be unopened and non-perishable. Food can be dropped off at seven (7) convenient locations in Oldsmar. You can also make a visit our virtual food drive to make a donation online.

High Demand Food Items

  • Hearty Soup
  • Chili
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Pasta & Pasta Sauce
  • Baked Beans
  • Canned Fish
  • Dry Beans
  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Pasta
  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly

Drop Off Locations

  • Oldsmar Cares, 149 State Road 580 West
  • Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State Street West
  • Oldsmar Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E
  • Cypress Forest Rec Center, 650 Pine Ave. N
  • Oldsmar Fire Station, 220 Pine Avenue North
  • Oldsmar Community United Methodist Church

Make a Clothing Donation

Donations of new and gently used clothing and shoes for children and adults are always needed. We especially need children’s and teen sized clothes, and maternity clothes. Household items including children’s books, toys and stuffed animals and bikes.

Donations can be made at Oldsmar Cares, 163 State Road 580 West. Pickup of large donations may be arranged by contacting us at

Shop and Support Us!

Did you know that when you shop AmazonSmile, Amazon donates to Oldsmar Cares?

You can shop Amazon and support Oldsmar Cares!

Holiday Toy Drive

Each year Oldsmar Cares collects toys to be distributed during the holiday season. Find out more.

Oldsmar Cares help bring toys to kids for the holidays

Volunteer Your Time & Talent

If you need volunteer hours for a school, university programs or scholarships ​Oldsmar Cares may be able to help. Volunteers are needed at the pantry to assist clients and process clothing and food donations during office hours. Tasks include greeting visitors, sorting, folding, and stocking. Training will be provided. We also have volunteers who work in the ​following areas of need throughout the year. ​

​​If you are interested in volunteering please email us at