The Invitational

The Charities

The Pepin Academies Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created in 2008 to support the Pepin Academies schools. Established in 1999, Pepin Academies are 501(c)(3) non-profit, tuition-free, independent public charter schools serving over 1,100 students with learning and learning-related disabilities in 3rd-12th grades in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, and provides a transitional job training program for young adults ages 18-22 years-old. Qualified as Exceptional Student Education (ESE) center schools, Pepin Academies provides a positive therapeutic environment that focuses on improving academic success and social achievement. Pepin Academies’ three campuses are located in Tampa, Riverview and New Port Richey.

Southeastern Guide Dogs provides  life-changing guide and service dogs to people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges such as vision loss or the loss of a parent in the military. This organization, with its state-of-the-art training facilities, offers freedom and independence to veterans and visually impaired individuals.