What is a Caretagious Company?

Your team-building can positively impact a homeowner-in-need!

A Caretagious Company helps with Care Projects

Somebody Cares Tampa Bay aims to develop a contagious culture of caring within companies and organizations. One way we do that is by coordinating a Care Project for your team through our CareFest program. Care Projects are homes of elderly, disabled, or struggling families that are in violation of city code or have a specific need for repair or refurbishment.

Care Projects can have a powerful impact on your company!

  • Creates a fun, team-building experience
  • Develops a culture of caring within your company or organization
  • Builds morale within the workplace
  • Develops good will within the community
  • Your company is promoted on our websites and in our media as a Caretagious Company
  • Your company is promoted to our email list, including your company information and picture of your team serving as one of our Caretagious companies for the month
  • Event is documented with photographs for each team member and your company  
  • Your company receives recognition at our public events as a Caretagious company
  • Your company is eligible to be recognized as our Caretagious Company of the Year.
  • Directly impacts morale and help increase property values within the community being served

We put together a care plan for each company and organization. The company then is able to meet the needs of the homeowner through a one-day service event. When caring becomes contagious, the company is Caretagious!


We believe in partnering for success and providing value by coordinating an easy, enjoyable experience for your company and employees. We plan and equip your company with the tools necessary to bless a homeowner, promoting your company as a caring business.

With only a $500 tax-deductible donation to Somebody Cares Tampa Bay (SCTB), your organization can adopt the project of your choice. Incidental items, such as tools for paining and minor repairs, can be supplied by SCTB.

Some projects do require additional supplies to be donated by the adopting team, such as lumber for a carpentry project, but our team is also doing its best to procure donations-in-kind to meet those project needs.


For our company, it was a powerful bonding event. A diverse mix of folks from many levels of our company volunteered to work together with the common goal of helping needy people in our community. When management and people from all levels of the company worked side by side, hammering, digging, lifting, and mixing sweat for such a worthy cause, we felt a meaningful and rarely experienced way to connect. I would encourage CEOs to embrace this as an effective and non-threatening way to lift up compassion as an appreciated workplace value.

Ron Altman
President Singleton Fisheries

A Caretagious Company Story:

In May 2015, Wells Fargo Advisors of Trinity adopted a home in New Port Richey. A team of 18 volunteers came together and painted the home of Sanford, a 77-year-old disabled veteran. The team purchased the materials to paint his patio and sidewalk and then added yard trim and rocks to beautify his flower beds and complete the makeover. Finally, they hung an American flag on the side of the house in honor of his service. Wells Fargo also presented Somebody Cares Tampa Bay with a check in an effort to continue helping other homeowners in need. Way to go, Wells Fargo Advisors of Trinity! Thank you for being a great example of a "Caretagious" Business.

How does SCTB support Caretagious Companies?

  • Identify and qualify the need.
  • Obtain the homeowners release form.
  • Evaluate the project determining number of volunteers, materials, and any special skill sets needed.
  • Provide liability release forms for all volunteers.
  • Purchase the materials at a discounted, non-taxable rate.
  • Supply water, drinks, snacks, and lunch by a local restaurant.
  • Post Signage on the property showing—CAUTION… CARING IN PROGRESS This Care project by (COMPANY NAME)
  • Provide ways to adopt and care for the homeowner/family, if desired

Some Caretagious Companies:

Wells Fargo , Duke Energy, Pinellas County Sheriffs, Sam's Club, Bank of America, Tampa Bay Adventures, Plant City Rotary Club, Southern Pride Builders, Rockwell Building Systems, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Boley Centers, Inc, Care Cone, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Sunstar Paramedics, Allendale Crime Watch, Rotary Clubs of St. Petersburg and Gulf Beaches, Bee Well Lifestyle Movement, Oneblood, St. Pete Fitness, Home Depot, Keep Pinellas Beautiful, Lowe's

Contact Information

Phone: 727-536-2273
Somebody Cares Tampa Bay, Inc.
P.O. Box 4486
Clearwater, FL 33758