LARGO — As Mike Abramowitz was busy building his own successful business career, it occurred to him that he should do more than provide for himself.
In February, he began to do that when he launched his own community service program to feed people in need.
Since then, Abramowitz and his PB&J for Tampa Bay volunteers have made and handed out more than 6,800 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches at “Feeding Frenzy” events in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
“It’s just a way to make a difference in the community,” Abramowitz said recently, following a Nov. 22 “frenzy” in Largo. The next event is scheduled for Dec. 13, also in Largo.
Abramowitz, 30, and his ever-changing band of volunteers have fed people at shelters at Pinellas Hope and Safe Harbor near the Pinellas County Courthouse in Clearwater, St. Vincent de Paul in St. Petersburg and the Salvation Army in Tampa….