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The FICPA would like to extend its gratitude to everyone who participated in our 2023 CPA Day of Service!

On Saturday, May 20, more than 100 individuals came together to take part in 11 different projects across the state.

These service leaders represented the best of our profession's volunteer spirit and embraced the opportunity give back to their local communities. 

Scroll down for a quick look at each project and a list of volunteers!

Boys and Girls of Marion County


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Volunteers assisted with organizing the craft room and general landscaping.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Krystal Dale (Crippen)
  • Volunteers: Mike Torres, Matt White, Nate Evans, Brian Tully, Deborah Lawson, Naomi Vandergrift, Katherine Delk, Brandon Richter, Andy Tamayo, Brandon Tatum, Donna Catterson, Alicia Smith, Judy Mountain, Jamie Ferriman, Roxy Prescott, Austin Markham, Tyler Powell, Christian Clark, Amy Veron

Cape Coral Animal Shelter 

Fort Myers


Volunteers assisted with general landscaping before spending some play and socialization time with the shelter's animals.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Jessica Walker (Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co.)
  • Volunteers: Tami Cindrich, Angela Cooley, Joni Norton, Sarah Marcenat, Cory Mashosky 

Caring and Sharing of South Walton

Santa Rosa Beach

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Volunteers packed food bags, painted, and sorted and tagged household items and clothing in the warehouse.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Brooke Boswell (Emerald Coast Chapter)
  • Volunteers: Alyssa Riley, Chad Branson, Ali Gorman, Briar Swanson 

Chapman Partnership


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Volunteers were on hand to help serve lunch to local residents.

Thank you to: 

  • Organizer: Kathryn Hernandez (FICPA)
  • Volunteers: Steve Morrison, Doug Garcia, Robert Maya, Daniel Fals

Feeding NE Florida


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Volunteers sorted and packed donated food items for distribution as part of Feeding NE Florida's Snack Pack program.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Gary Olberding (OA Research Group, LLC)
  • Volunteers: Leslie Welsh, Mandie Mckenzie, Melissa Deighan, Priya Wright, Veronica Brown, Sejla Strasser Melinda Grissett, Lauran Dickenson, Sean Smith

Feeding Tampa Bay 


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Volunteers were responsible for making sure food was processed through the warehouse and placed in the hands of those who need it most.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Kyle Gosiewski (Crowe), Tiffany Mangold (Purvis Gray & Company), Aaron Nelson 
  • Volunteers: Ashley Salter, Dawne Crosby, Even Schiller, Kimberly Cardenas, Melissa Maier, Samantha Templin, Jason Leclerc, Shana Rodgers, Anthony Cunyas, Jorge Yanez, Neemie Chery, Julie Nelson, Kathy Edwards

Humane Society of Jacksonville


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Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Tim Raines (Patrick and Raines CPAs)
  • Volunteers: Lynn Barnwell, Jesse Dilts, Noah Short, Chelsea Mitra, Christy Wilson, Lisa Barwell, Tracey Hebert

Keep Orlando Beautiful


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Volunteers picked up trash on the shoreline and the recreation areas at George Barker Park.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Asad Ahmad (FitBizCPA)
  • Volunteers: Tanaysia Higdon, David Brandt, Cooper Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Lee Robbins, Nick Rivera, Charles Chambers

Our Corner Escambia


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Volunteers helped beautify the area used for the Senior Olympics at Bayview Park in Pensacola.

Thank you to: 

  • Organizer: Megan Vanhorn (Anglin)
  • Volunteers: Amy Heatherington, Gloria Buice, Joe Lopez, Kathy Davis, Megan Archer, Valeriia Dvoriadkina, Tabetha Helms.  

Project Downtown 

Fort Lauderdale

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Volunteers provided essential services, dispensed supplies and food, and engaged in meaningful conversation with the homeless and disadvantaged population of the Fort Lauderdale community.

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Elizabeth Jackson (RSMUS), Alex Welsh (A-LIGN) 
  • Volunteers: Hannah Leahy, Brian Rohl, Jackson Martinez, John Stilien, Shalencia Ibeji, DC Kiyemba, Charlie Le 

Second Harvest of Big Bend



Volunteers headed to Lott's Community Garden in Monticello to harvest potatoes utilized by Feeding Big Bend. 

Thank you to:

  • Organizer: Katelyn Wonsock (Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC)
  • Volunteers: Jeannine Busch, Ethan Busch, Sophia Busch, Bri Rogers, Vlad Korepanov

Thank you to our 2022 CPA Day of Service Volunteers!


Alachua Habitat for Humanity


Habitat Hillsborough Home Build

Cape Coral

Cape Coral Animal Shelter


Jax Ronald McDonald House


Food for Clay County


Keep Pensacola Beautiful


Sarasota Habitat for Humanity


Project Downtown Ft Lauderdale

For information about FICPA's 2024 CPA Day of Service, contact:


Nicolas Rivera
Career Development Manager