LAMPLighter History

In 1986, as Metropolitan Ministries completed their first residential home, a group of women realized that the children needed special attention.

The LAMPLighters were then formed to give love and attention to these precious children as their parents transition.

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Visit our historical display at the Tampa Bay History Center April through July 2022

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LAMPLighter History Timeline

Looking Back While Looking Forward

With a growing membership, the LAMPLighters are able to make greater impact on the community with each coming year.  Each year, the LAMPLighters evaluate the needs of displaced families and children in the community and dedicate their efforts towards meeting those needs. We have been able to make a difference in the lives o these children in need, and we will continue to pursue our mission with enthusiasm and love.

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BBQ 1988
Easter 2010
BBQ Scheduled
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Group Lights the Way 1993_edited
Homeless Kids get a boost 1988
LFH 1 2009
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2007 LL Fashion Show
Dressing for a Good Cause