Clearwater Charity Help Foster and Adoptive Families Paint a Better Picture at Home with Arts and School Supplies Drive

Clearwater, FL, July 17, 2020 --( With hundreds of foster families now faced with the task of educating their children at home, foster and adoptive parents are facing a daunting challenge. To assist families in need, the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association and the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center are partnering for school and arts supplies. The drive will begin on July 20 and last through to August 20.

The Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association (PCFAPA) have as their mission to support, educate, and advocate on behalf of foster and adoptive families.

“We want to create a Florida where children thrive because their foster and adoptive parents are fully empowered,” said Dora Starling, President of the PCFAPA. “Empowering foster parents can take many forms and collecting school and art supplies is one way to go about spreading joy in our families that are facing issues with the COVID restrictions.”

“From pencil cases, canvases, paint, school books and backpacks, all school and art supplies donations are welcome.” said Michael Soltero, Director of the CCV Center.

To learn more about the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Association please email Dora Starling, President, or visit

For more information about the Clearwater Community Volunteers or to donate school and/or art supplies please contact Michael at (727)-316-5309 or email

About the Clearwater Community Volunteers:

The Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) has over 27 years of community service under its belt with over 150,000 families and children helped since their founding in 1992. Sponsored by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, CCV stays true to its reputation of helping others with their center located on the corner of Fort Harrison Avenue and Drew Street in downtown Clearwater. Based on fundamentals developed by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the CCV Center works with area non-profits to help these groups better attain their goals.
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