TAMPA, FL 6/9/17 – The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay announced today that the non-profit organization has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year in the Crisis Resources category.
The Crisis Center was presented the award at a special event on June 8th at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa. The Nonprofit of the Year awards recognize Tampa Bay nonprofit organizations in a number of categories including Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Crisis Resources; Education; and Environment & Animals.
Organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area submit applications to the Tampa Bay Business Journal. An independent panel of judges reviews each application to select finalists, and the ultimate winners.
“It is a tremendous honor to be named the Crisis Resources Nonprofit of the Year,” said Clara Reynolds, President & CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. “The Crisis Center is here to serve as the community’s gateway to help, hope, and healing. The award represents the work and support of donors, funders, volunteers, and staff who all play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the organization!”
About Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
The mission of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is to ensure that no one in our community has to face crisis alone. The organization is Tampa Bay’s elite provider of crisis and trauma services. Responding to over 160,000 requests for help each year, the nonprofit agency offers a range of evidence based programs designed to meet community needs:
• 2-1-1 Gateway Contact Center (suicide prevention, crisis counseling and information and referral services)
• Corbett Trauma Center (individual, family and group trauma counseling and research)
• Sexual Assault Services (forensic exams, advocacy, empowerment and prevention services)
• TransCare (9-1-1 emergency and mental health ambulance services, medical van transportation)
For more information regarding the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, please visit www.crisiscenter.com