Friends of Tampa Union Station is an all-volunteer organization which advocates for the preservation of historic Tampa Union Station as both a landmark and transportation asset.
–Friends of Tampa Union Station Mission Statement
Friends of Tampa Union Station, an IRS-registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, was founded in 2008 by a group of citizens eager to preserve Tampa Union Station’s colorful past and to assure its future.
The organization was founded in cooperation with the City of Tampa’s Planning and Development Department—which administers Tampa’s historic preservation program and owns and operates Tampa Union Station—and the Florida Coalition of Rail Passengers.
Friends of Tampa Union Station maintains active memberships in the Tampa Downtown Partnership and the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce.
Board members include ex officio members appointed by the Mayor of Tampa.
Friends of Tampa Union Station, Inc. Board of Directors:
Dennis Fernandez, ex officio
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION (CH36530) AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THIS ORGANIZATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES ON THEIR WEBSITE (www.800helpfla.com) OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. 100% OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED ARE RETAINED BY THIS ORGANIZATION OR ARE DONATED BY THIS ORGANIZATION TO THE TAMPA UNION STATION PRESERVATION FUND, AN ENDOWMENT FUND AT THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF TAMPA BAY. FRIENDS OF TAMPA UNION STATION, INC. IS A 501 (C) 3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION AND ALL GIFTS MADE ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW.