Help Feed the Homeless @ Tampa Bay's Big Guava Music Festival

Article Contributed by Woody Graber | Published on Sunday, April 27, 2014

You can make a difference in your community while enjoying the biggest live music and more Festival in Florida! A food drive to benefit the Metropolitan Ministries of Tampa Bay will be a part of Tampa Bay’s Big Guava Music Festival May 2-4, at the Florida State Fairgrounds.Donors who bring five (5) non-perishable food items at the collection booth by the Will Call windows at the front gate of The Florida State Fairgrounds will get a beautifully designed Big Guava poster created by world renowned artist David Lebo as our gift.The first 250 people to bring twenty (20) items will receive a special treat: a numbered original silkscreen print of this artwork. The collection booth is manned an hour before gates open each day and 5 hours after gates open. Collection times at the gates are:Friday, May 2 – 3:30PM Saturday-Sunday, May 3 and 4 - 11:30AM Imagine receiving a valuable work of art just for helping feed those in your community less fortunate than yourself. The Big Guava Music Festival boasts some of the best live music, unlimited free thrill rides, craft beer gardens and more. About the artist: David “LEBO” Le Batard is widely recognized for working in a wide spectrum of creative mediums including murals, paintings and sculptures. He is hailed as the innovator of Postmodern Cartoon Expressionism, a movement that applied cartoon imagery and combined it with richly saturated balances of color and unique linear composition, ranging from the abstract to the highly narrative, that inspires emotion and creates layers of meaning.About Metro Min: Metropolitan Ministries’ mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in the Tampa Bay community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency. When individuals and families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk Counties need help, they turn to Metropolitan Ministries. Here they find compassion, hope and answers.