Foundation of Caring fundraiser
The Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring is hosting “Night at the Copa” April 26 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, 4121 N. 50th St., in Tampa.
Freddy Montes y Su Son will provide Cuban music in the atmosphere of Old Havana.
The fundraiser will support needy children and families in Hillsborough and Pasco counties.
Food addicts program
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 33420 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel, Thursdays at 7 p.m.
The program is based on the 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous.
For information, visit FoodAddicts.org.
NAMI offers support
The Pasco County Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness offers two monthly support group meetings at 7 p.m.
• Family & Friends Support Meetings: North Tampa Behavioral Health, 29910 State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, first and third Tuesday of each month. This group is for family and friends of those with mental illness.
• NAMI Connections: NAMI Pasco Office, 6480 Jallo Plaza, 6480 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, every Tuesday. This group is for those living with mental illness.
For information, call (727) 992-9653.
Moffitt hosts caregivers
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is hosting its Caring for the Caregiver program April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive in Tampa.
This is a free program to provide educational sessions and peer support for caregivers of cancer patients.
A light breakfast and catered lunch will be provided. Free valet parking is available.
To register, call (813) 745-8407, or visit tinyurl.com/CFCG2014.
Give blood, get gift card
OneBlood and Walgreens are teaming up for a blood drive April 28 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at these Walgreens locations.
• 20741 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa
• 22829 State Road 54, Land O’ Lakes
Donors must be 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.
Each donor will receive a wellness checkup and a free $10 Walgreens gift card.
For information, visit OneBlood.org.
Dementia care seminar
Senior Helpers of Spring Hill will host two seminars on dementia care education April 29 at 9 a.m., and at 1 p.m., at The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road in Spring Hill.
Guest speakers are Glen Scharfeld of Senior Helpers, and Teepa Snow, a dementia care and education specialist.
The seminars are free.
To register, call (352) 683-9009.
His and hers health seminar
The Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will host the seminar “His and Hers: Vaccines, Screenings & Vitamins for Your Health” April 30 at noon.
Guests speakers will be Dr. Stephanie Eldridge and Dr. Amir Shirmohammad, both in family medicine.
Admission is free. A light complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited.
For reservations, call (727) 834-5630.
Gulfside volunteer orientation
Gulfside Hospice is hosting a volunteer orientation for new shop volunteers in Central Pasco April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lutz Thrift Shoppe, 1930 Land O’ Lakes Blvd.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Space is limited.
For information or reservations, call Jennifer Ball or Tracey Thompson at (813) 780-1235.
Cancer support group
Florida Cancer Affiliates offers a biweekly support group at its New Port Richey center, 5500 Little Road.
The next meeting is April 30 at 6 p.m.
Refreshments will be served. Reservations are advised.
For information, call (727) 808-4818.
New format for bereavement group
Gulfside Hospice’s bereavement department offers bereavement groups with a set beginning and ending date so that participants can get to know each other and feel more comfortable sharing their feelings during the group sessions. Each new group will last approximately 10 weeks.
The next session in Land O’ Lakes is May 1 to June 26 at 2 p.m., at Harvester United Methodist Church, 2432 Collier Parkway.
For information, call (800) 561-4883.
CoDA meets in Trinity
The Medical Center of Trinity will host the Co-Dependence Anonymous group every Thursday at 7 p.m., at 5637 Marine Parkway in New Port Richey.
Upcoming meetings are May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22 and May 29.
This group focuses on the common purpose of developing healthy relationships.
For information, call (727) 816-8678 or (727) 858-3013.
OLOR cancer network
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church Family Cancer Network meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month in Rosary Hall at the church, 2348 Collier Parkway in Land O’ Lakes, beginning at 7 p.m.
Cancer survivors and caregivers are welcome to attend.
For information, call (813) 949-4565.