The 1st Annual Jazz & Gumbo Festival in St. Petersburg, FL | Feb. 18th, 2017

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Nonprofit Hosting Jazz & Gumbo Festival to Benefit Homeless Veterans & Families

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Volunteers of America of Florida is hosting its first ever benefit concert, 2017 Jazz & Gumbo Festival, in which proceeds will benefit homeless Veterans, Veteran families and related services.

The 2017 Jazz & Gumbo Festival will take place in Williams Park, 330 2nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33715 from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. There will be Jazz & Blues music to include Siobhan Monique & The Product, and headliner The Sauce Boss, The Sauce Boss invites families & individuals to attend here:

There will also be local food trucks to include Maggie on the Movie, Cajun in The Truck, The Cheesesteak truck and Krepelicious. Beer & wine will also be sold, to those over 21 years of age.

Tickets are available here: Veteran sponsorship available.

Proceeds will benefit homeless Veterans & services via Volunteers of America of Florida and Rotary Clubs of The St. Petersburg Area & Gulf Beaches, Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that engages Floridians in need to create positive life changes through compassionate support services. Support services include housing, behavioral health and job training/education/employment. Services are provided to homeless Veterans, families & individuals coping with mental illness and low-income seniors. To learn more about Volunteers of America of Florida please visit:

Partners and sponsors that made the 2017 Jazz & Gumbo Festival possible are The Rotary Clubs of the St. Petersburg Area & Gulf Beaches, Johnson & Cassidy Attorneys At Law, RBC Wealth Management and the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department.

“We at Volunteers of America of Florida are grateful for the opportunity to help Floridians in need,” stated President & CEO, Janet Stringfellow. “We value our partnerships, team members and supporters who are all making this first Annual Jazz & Gumbo Festival a huge success. The success of this event will allow us to serve more of those in need.”

About Volunteers of America of Florida
Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1914, our ministry of service has supported and empowered Florida’s most vulnerable groups. Volunteers of America of Florida serves more than 5,500 people each year through 78 programs and services in 28 locations from Pensacola to Key West and is the largest transitional housing (Grant Per Diem) provider for Veterans in the state of Florida. Volunteers of America of Florida is a chartered affiliate of nationally recognized Volunteers of America, Inc.

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