The food program is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We provide emergency food for 3 days. Basic foods provided are canned vegetables and fruit, rice, pasta, beans, cereal, tuna, soup, Bakery items when available and canned or powdered milk, when available. Call Belquis for details.
We collect school supplies to help children of families that could not afford to buy the supplies required by the school system. We collect backpacks, 2-pocket folders, binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, colored pencils, scissors, rulers, paper products, and other items.
During the month of September, clients sign up for the Thanksgiving dinner program. To qualify for this program the family must be a registered client by June 1st. With the help of area churches and donations from this community, we give baskets to families, that otherwise would not be able to celebrate this day. Last year, with your help over 250 families gathered around their tables and were able to celebrate and share Thanksgiving dinner together.
To qualify for the Christmas dinner program a family must be a registered client by June 1st. Members in our surrounding neighborhoods and communities join together in this Christmas season. Places such as local libraries, banks, churches and businesses donate food for a Christmas dinner of Turkey with side dishes. Because of your Compassion for the less fortunate, over 300 families in our local area will enjoy a wonderful meal on Christmas day.