How to Give Back During the Holidays with the Epicurean Hotel

Christmas boxIn the spirit of giving there are many ways to give back this holiday season and the Epicurean Hotel is leading a few initiatives to not only support local Tampa businesses, but also provide charitable contributions to local charities in need of help. Below you’ll find many ways you can join the Epicurean Hotel in giving back over the next few weeks.

Holiday Toy Drive at the Epicurean Hotel
The Epicurean Hotel is collecting unwrapped toys for The Spring of Tampa Bay, the only certified domestic violence center in Hillsborough County. Drop off your unwrapped toys any time before December 7thin the toy-collection box inside the Epicurean Hotel’s lobby. For your generosity, you’ll receive a $25 bonus gift card for Spa Evangeline. It pays to give back!

About The Spring of Tampa Bay
Since the non-profit organization founded in 1977, The Spring has provided sanctuary and services to more than 60,000 abused adults and their children. The Spring’s programs and services help victims of domestic violence rebuild their lives and raise awareness to prevent domestic violence from occurring. Read more about their mission and learn how you can get involved by visiting

 Looking for other ways to give back this holiday season at the Epicurean Hotel?

Friends selling body lotionsThe “Shop Local – Support Local” Holiday Charity Event and Trunk Show
Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 6, (4 p.m.-8 p.m.) for the Shop Local – Support Local Trunk Show and Holiday Charity Event on the Epicurean Hotel Garden Terrace, hosted by Spa Evangeline. Bring unwrapped toy donations for Toys for Tots and receive a complimentary glass of wine. The trunk show will also feature a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Feeding Tampa Bay. Support our local Tampa small businesses and shop for a cause!

About Toys for Tots Tampa Bay
A local organization with a goal to deliver new toys and messages of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive and patriotic citizens. Get more information and learn how to get involved by visiting

About Feeding Tampa Bay
A local organization that’s part of the national Feeding America network, that focuses on providing food to the more than 700,000 hungry in the 10-county area of West Central Florida. Get more information and learn how to get involved by visiting

We know the holidays are a busy time for everyone, but small gifts go a long way for those who need help in our community. We hope you’ll join us in one (or all!) of our charitable outreaches. Giving back never felt so good!