The Senior Connection Center’s “Senior Friendly Business of the Year Award” is their way of recognizing local business – either nonprofit or for-profit – that demonstrate superior customer service, exceptional employee relations, and/or outstanding community service, specifically towards older or disables adults.

The 2017 award was presented to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay for our “Animeals Program” which partners with Meals on Wheels of Tampa to deliver donated dog and cat food supplies to homebound and elderly citizens who are unable to travel to our shelter. According to Senior Connection Center, “This community partnership truly exemplifies the spirit of the Rise & Shine Awards…”