Helping with Hops Charity of the Month
Helping with Hops was started in 2017 as a way to work alongside local and national charities to raise funds and awareness for their individual goals. This program is near and dear to us as the charities are sponsored by employees of Coppertail Brewing Company. Our employees pick a charity that touches them in some way and a portion of beer sales for that entire month benefit that charity's efforts. Here a a few of the charities that we have worked with.
Joshua House is a safe haven for these abused, abandoned, and neglected children, offering a therapeutic residential group care program that provides a protected, nurturing, family-like environment for children six - seventeen. These children have been removed from their homes due to crisis and many have been through multiple foster homes.
Little Lighthouse Foundation
The Little Lighthouse Foundation (“LLF”) is a registered 501(c)(3), nonprofit Corporation, that assists underserved children and their families. This support comes through the deployment of LLF’s volunteers. Volunteers work with children in an array of different facilities and environments ranging but not limited to, orphanages, homeless shelters, hospitals, and youth centers.
Boards For Bros
Boards for Bros are skateboarders and caring individuals giving ALL kids a chance to have their very own first skateboard. In 2006 at the Skatepark of Tampa, they started to collect and refurbish skateboards to distribute to youth who could not afford their own. In 2014, they became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization fully committed to providing equipment, safe skate spots and youth mentoring in our community. Additionally, their model empowers skateboarders to participate in community service as a donor, volunteer or project manager.
Current Initiatives for Affordable Christmas
Affordable Christmas is an initiative of Current Initiatives, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in Florida that started with young adults committed to educating others on current social initiatives and mobilizing them to bring about change. Affordable Christmas is a shopping event for lower-income, working-class families to provide their children fun and exciting gifts during the holiday season. Families are invited through partnering community organizations to attend the event and purchase new, unused gifts at 1/10 the cost of their original price.
Jackson in Action 83 Foundation
The mission of the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation is to provide support to military families, focusing on the educational, emotional, and physical health of the children. They provide support and tools to help military parents continue to raise their children and maintain close bonds, even when separated by thousands of miles.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (Families Raising Inspiring Educating and Networking for Down Syndrome Tampa) Support, Inc. provides all encompassing educational and support services to families who have been impacted by Down Syndrome; while promoting complete community integration of those impacted by Down Syndrome.
Project Hero Pinellas
Project Hero is a groundbreaking national non-profit organization dedicated to helping Veterans and First Responders affected by PTSD, TBI and injury achieve rehabilitation, recovery and resilience in their daily lives and increasing awareness to combat the national mental health emergency posed by PTSD and TBI. Project Hero programs including Ride 2 Recovery events and Project Hero Community Centers work by producing positive outcomes at lower costs and reducing drug-based therapies. The organization also builds and provides adaptive bikes to physically-challenged and injured Veterans and First Responders and founded the Project Hero Research Institute for Mental Health to support clinical research programs in 2016.
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, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on five strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases; and to accelerate fundraising and enhance organizational effectiveness to support the urgency of our mission.
Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies. They are currently doing a ton of amazing work in Puerto Rico after the devastation left by hurricane Maria.
Feeding Tampa Bay
Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, focuses on providing food to the more than 700,000 hungry in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.