We are a small, grassroots organization committed to reducing recidivsm while creating a sense of community & support for any women in need.
Classes 3 days a week at the Pinellas County Jail provide women inmates an opportunity to create marketable crafts while surrounded by positive, supportive women who teach stress coping tools, mindfulness trainings & job readiness skills
Below are ways that you can get involved; please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Thank you so much for your time & consideration; it is deeply appreciated.
Your cash donation helps provide materials and supplies for the women, bridges the gaps in our service delivery system and supports the beautification efforts of the Red Tent environment within the jail. We are always very grateful for your financial support. Thank you.
Email friends/colleagues explaining the program to solicit donations & volunteers
Volunteer time in class Wednesdays to Fridays mentoring, coaching or supervising participants.
Teach classes/workshops to teach participants life skills and/or how to make marketable items
Spread the word to church groups, community centers, civic groups & anyone you think might be interested in getting involved. (Barbara Rhode, Red Tent Founder, is available as a speaker as invitations arise)
Help create forms, fliers or help organize documents & paperwork
To begin, please download, complete and submit the Volunteer Application (Below) to [email protected]We’ll get back to you in short order & thank you for helping us help them!
We’re always looking for raw materials for our projects as well as inspirational, pro-social literature for the women. Donations can be delivered to the storefront at 1535 16th st. South, St. Petersburg. Wednesday – Saturday 10am-4pm.
Self-help books, novels & women’s magazines
Open weave cloth & muslin
Buttons, beads, ribbon, etc.
Copies of Anita Diamant’s, “The Red Tent” to give out to Red Tent graduates
Gift Cards to local stores such as Target, Walmart, Publix for released participants
Adult Coloring Books
Composition Notebooks (No rings)
Crochet Cotton – all colors
Fiber Fill for stuffing pillows
Fiberfill for stuffing pillows
Red 2 Pocket Folders (No Prongs)
Sugar Packets & Tea Bags
Please reach out to us to discover our most pressing current needs.