Thank you to all that have donated to the Logan’s Love Foundation and have generously volunteered or provided funding to support
causes so important to Logan and our family. The impact and goodwill of so many has been truly inspiring. Being with others and volunteering makes all the difference. Thanks to the love and support of our family and friends, we have raised and donated over $60,000 and provided over 1,900 volunteer hours since the start of the foundation in 2018.
December 18, 2022 – Thanks to the help of the religious education students at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church (and our niece Ava), we donated several gift bags and cards to Pinellas Hope. The children also helped us assemble candy cane reindeers and holiday cards which we hand delivered to over 50 residents at the local senior home to spread the joy of the holiday season.
December 14, 2022 – Logan’s Love volunteered with Tampa Bay Watch and sponsored lunch for 46 hard-working volunteers from the Tampa Bay Rays and Jabil. The group installed over 770 bags (15 tons) of new oyster beds in Lansing Park, St. Pete. The project will help to restore lost habitat systems to the bay, prevent further erosion of the shoreline, and improve water quality through natural biological filtration. Special thanks to Kenny Alexander at Big Red BBQ for a great lunch!
November 13, 2022 – Over 1,000 pounds of food donated to Metropolitan Ministries thanks to the generous support and donations from our Huntington Trails neighbors and our friend Antonio, student from Palm Harbor University who held a food drive to support Logan’s Love.
October 21, 2022 – Helping out the Safety Harbor Garden Club with a pollination pathway at Folly Farms. Just love this group’s positive vibe and how they bring beauty and love to our community. They work hard and play hard!
October 15, 2022 – Volunteering with Tampa Bay Watch on a restoration project to transport and place hundreds of shell bags to prevent shore erosion. The shell bags attract oysters that create a barrier and filter and clean the water to reduce the damage from pollution runoff into the bay. They are smart and have incredibly dedicated and hard working staff and volunteers. http://tampabaywatch.org/volunteer-main/scheduled-projects/
September 19, 2022 – Such a great day working alongside Leadership Tampa Alumni for Habitat for Humanity. They are doing incredible work in Tampa (32 houses planned this year) and around the world in over 70 countries providing affordable housing for so many that need a hand up. We literally “raised the roof”.
July 24, 2022 – Crissy Mortensen hosted a sound bath meditation at Blend Sweat Social yoga studio in Safety, Harbor, FL with donations supporting Logan’s Love causes. It was a relaxing day of connection, positive vibes, and a great time with friends and family.
July 13, 2022 – Volunteering with Cayden and his crew (Isaiah, Jack, Brendon, and Sammy) at Metropolitan Ministries in the grocery store and daycare.
April 3, 2022 – In support of another foundation Easter for Eli, Logan’s Love partnered with over 80 students and their families from Espiritu Santo Catholic Church Education Program in Safety Harbor to assemble and deliver 200 Easter Baskets for children at John Hopkins Children’s Hospital in St. Pete, FL. Each basket included messages of encouragement and Easter blessings.
On December 2, 2021 – Logan’s Love volunteered with the Safety Harbor Garden Club to donate a waterfall fountain and garden featuring a wireframe Folly Fairy sculpture created by local artists Bethani Randolph and Kumpa Tawornprom at Folly Farms in Safety Harbor. This beautification project was wonderful way to bring together our community and to fund raise and support several local charities. The event was sponsored by Tampa General and Craft & Curd.
In November 2021- Our community food drive for Metropolitan Ministries provided Thanksgiving meals for over 20 families.
On July 24, 2021 – Logan’s Love hosted a beach yoga/meditation followed by a beach beautification and clean up at Sand Key Park, FL. Proceeds benefited Huddle in the Harbor supporting women in need. A big thank you to Larkin Stetler for the inspiring and relaxing yoga experience.
In June 2021 – We joined with co-workers to volunteer at Metropolitan Ministries at the Thrift Store and kitchen where we helped to provide over 400 meals for those in need of a hand up.
In March 2021 – We built and delivered over 200 Easter Baskets for children at John Hopkin’s Children’s Hospital in St. Pete, FL to support the Easter for Eli Foundation.
In February 2021 – Friends and family painted over 50 rocks with artwork and inspirational messages during COVID-19 and placed them with Starbucks gift cards in Logan’s favorite places in Florida, Pennsylvania, and California in hopes of bringing joy and hope to anyone that found them.
Thanks to the generous donations of our neighbors, we were able to provide food for over 40 families in need during the holidays in support of the Metropolitan Ministries food drive.
The weekend of National Daughter’s Day, we remembered our sweet Logan and gathered with friends at Honeymoon Beach, FL on September 29, 2020 for a beach clean-up with Lori Landmeyer, teacher (and Helen’s sister), and her wonderful students from Clearwater Central Catholic. The same weekend, we also cleaned up the area surrounding the Safety Harbor Museum and park area in Safety Harbor, FL.
Logan’s Love partnered with the Safety Harbor Garden Club to plant a garden on August 15, 2020, World Honeybee Day to help beautify the community. Leading up to the event, 33 acts of kindness inspired others to #Bee the Light and make the world a little sweeter.
Logan’s Love volunteered at the Metropolitan Ministries Thrift Store on August 8, 2020 as part of our 33 acts of kindness to #Bee the Light and send #Positive Vibes. Now more than ever during COVID-19, we need to support and love each other and help those in need.
The YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer has rebuilt the Trail of Courage agility course…a family favorite at camp. The Logan’s Love Foundation has donated $2,200 with the support of family and friends to support the project in loving memory of Uncle John Kobasa and his daughter Shelley.
On Nov 23, 2019, we came together for Logan’s Love Sunset Beach Yoga where we raised over $1,500 for Mary Lee’s House who helps more than 2,500 abused or neglected children each year AND Metropolitan Ministries, who makes Thanksgiving and Christmas possible for over 30,000 families and so many in need of hope throughout the year. Thank you Amy Amerell for leading the inspirational and challenging class!
In October 2019, Logan’s Love hosted a 333 Cheers Wine event at Narcisi Winery in Gibsonia, PA. Over $4,500 was raised to benefit NPH Orphanage in Honduras where Logan had volunteered as part of a mission group through the YMCA. Donations also supported the Seneca Valley Junior Football and Cheer Association Logan Helene Renshaw Scholarship Fund where Logan had attended high school. Thank you to the 60 amazing friends and family that volunteered, gave auction items, and donated to these causes!
Beach Clean up at Honeymoon Beach, FL with Keep Pinellas Beautiful on September, 21, 2019.
Beach clean up with The CMO Club at Indian Rocks Beach, FL on July 19, 2019. We picked up 41 pounds of trash.
On Good Friday, April 19, 2019, Logan’s Love supported Easter for Eli, a foundation dedicated to providing Easter baskets to children’s hospitals in memory of Eli Garrett. Thanks to the generous support of students from Espiritu Santo Catholic Church’s education program, we donated and assembled over 200 Easter Baskets for children at John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Pete, bringing, hope, happiness, and Easter blessings to these courageous children.
On Saturday, July 27, 2019, we dedicated a Cabin for Kids at the YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer in Fombell, PA in memory of Logan, making it possible for more children to go to camp and have a life-changing experience. Thanks to so many that donated and fund raised for this project over the past year. A special thanks to Matt Weaver, President, A&M Construction Management, who donated his company’s profits for the month of November to this cause plus the hundreds of other donors that supported us…just amazing!
For the past three years, dozens of volunteers and Logan’s Love gather to help prepare 20,000 meals through Espiritu Santo Catholic Church in support of the Helping Hands project with Catholic Relief Services.
Each year, Logan’s Love volunteers with so many others to help provide over 6,000 meals for the Christmas holiday at Metropolitan Ministries. The staff and volunteers are a true inspiration!
On November 3, 2019, to celebrate Logan’s birthday, we had a Beach Clean Up and Barbecue with Keep Pinellas Beautiful at Sand Key State Park, Clearwater, FL where we collected over 111 pounds of trash.
Thanks to so many that contributed delicious baked goods, we were able to have a fundraiser at Family Faith Fest on October 27, 2018. All funds were donated to causes important to Logan.
Wine/Cheese Candlelight Celebration and Fundraiser at the YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer in Fombell, PA on July 12, 2018. All funds supported the Cabin for Kids Project.
Sunset Beach Yoga at Honeymoon Beach, FL on June 30, 2018 with over 50 attendees. A relaxing time and a great way to make new friends. Thank you Alex Cordoba and Yoga 365 for an incredible yoga experience!
Our very first beach clean up and planting of two butterfly gardens at FIU University on April 14, 2018, 30 attendees and over 90 volunteer hours—hosted by Wyatt Panaccione with support from the FIU School of Environment, Arts, and Society (SEAS).
Cayden Renshaw for his love of Logan, inspiration, and passion for giving and volunteering.
Evan, Donnice, Ashlee, Matt, Anthony, and Georgia Weaver for volunteering and for all the donations to promote the foundation (wrist bands, coffee cups, shirts, hats…the list goes on).
Tracey and Pete Safran for hosting fund-raising events.
In loving memory of Uncle John Kobasa who was so supportive of the foundation and our work.
Bethani Randolph and Mike Kainaroi for capturing Logan’s spirit and inspiration through art and design of the foundation logo, web site, and event materials.
James Randolph for serving on the board, Shauna Randolph for being there helping and supporting us, and the entire Randolph family.
Marlene Flatz, Helen’s childhood friend, who has been so supportive of the foundation and all we do.
Joan Shinavski, lawyer, and John Lally, accountant, for help us to set-up the foundation.
The Renshaw, Murtaugh, and Landmeyer families, Robyn Boone, and all of our friends that have lifted us up and given us love, hope, and strong faith to carry on and fulfill Logan’s mission.