"Go back to the darkest roots of civilization and you will find them knotted round some sacred stone or encircling some sacred well. People first paid honour to a spot and afterwards gained glory for it. Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her."
A sun-drenched, multicultural gem on Florida's Gulf Coast
To understand our work, you first have to know how much we love our city and the people who live in it. Everything we do begins here. This focus dates back two decades, and there's so much left to do.
TAMPA IS OUR WHY
A VISION FOR OUR OWN CITY
Needs met, bridges built, a city made whole
In pursuit of that singular vision, The Well has built a collection of initiatives over the years. Some are as small and and some are not, but they all make Tampa a place where each of our neighbors can feel more at home.
Here are some of the ways that we work to serve our city:
& LOCAL NEWS
Word on the Streets
Everyone wants to know what's happening in the world, but not everyone has the time or patience to sit down and read through a bunch of news articles or stay up to date. For this reason Word on the Streets is a production of The Well by which we hope to share our love for Tampa.
ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION & SUSTAINABILITY
By providing reliable bicycles at affordable prices, WellBuilt Bikes allows countless people commute to work or school. In the process, thousands of bikes kept out of landfills, instead upcycled for parts or recycled properly. An Earn-a-bike program and sliding-scale repairs ensure transportation is accessible to all.
FOOD SECURITY &
Kinship Free Market
A network of permanent and temporary distribution points, kinship Free Market ensures that food insecure families have access to groceries in their own neighborhoods. Our fleet of cold-chain vehicles and a mobile market-on-wheels ensure food stays fresh and doesn't go to waste.
PEOPLE SERVED ACROSS ALL RPOGRAMS
BIKES SAVED FROM LANDFILLS
LB OF GROCERIES DISTRIBUTED BY THE FREE MARKET