We have been serving this area since 2005. We can't solve all the world's food needs so our service area is the northern portion of Sumter County from Sumterville and Lake Panasoffkee to the county line. We want to do our part to help Sumter County become the hardest place to go to HELL from by showing God's love everyday in a practical way!
We offer food, clothing and small housewares assistance on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month from 9:30 AM to 12:15 PM to all legal residents and citizens. You may complete your client registration any Tuesday from 9:30 AM to 12:15 PM.
Household requirements are simple:
Our community is full of people who want to help. We are a 501(c) ministry of First Baptist Church of Wildwood.
BOXES/BAGS 1# dry beans, various ** 1# grits ** 1#rice, instant/regular ** 1# spaghetti/macaroni ** breakfast cereals (cold) breakfast cereals (to cook) cake mixes coffee/tea condiments crackers/cookies dry milk dry soups/Ramen noodles Jell-O and pudding mix Jiffy corn muffin mix ** macaroni & cheese ** mashed potatoes pancake mix pie crust mix rice, tuna, & pasta dinners single portion items stuffing mix
CANS/JARS 5 oz. Tuna ** all varieties of soup ** apple sauce
broth, beef/chicken canned beans canned fruits ** canned juice canned meats/fish canned tomatoes canned vegetables chili condiments cranberry sauce evaporated milk gravy (all meat types) greens jellies, any flavor mixed vegetables ** peanut butter 18 oz. ** pie fillings pork & beans ** potatoes, sweet potatoes, white ravioli ** spaghetti sauce ** spaghetti/meatballs ** tomato paste tomato sauce
BABY ITEMS boxed cereal fruits for babies juices for babies veggies for babies
diapers baby clothing
CLEANING/HBA paper towels toilet tissue 16 oz. dish detergent 32 oz. laundry soap soap/toothpaste cleaning products hygiene products towels linens adult diapers
MISCELLANEOUS egg cartons (½ or 1 doz.) 1 quart storage bags
If you can provide any of the following items, please let us know at 352-748-2553. Otherwise, we must purchase these items just prior to each opening day. 1# cheese ** 1# loaf bread ** 1# margarine ** Eggs ** Produce ** Meat **
We are only present to receive food on Tuesdays from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
unless prior arrangements are made for another appointment.
We have sufficient refrigeration capacity for large quantities.
** Starred items are part of our basic food package for all families. **
VOLUNTEERS ARE WELCOMED.
MONETARY DONATIONS APPRECIATED.
MAKE CHECKS TO Caring Hands – Mail to 307 Hall St., Wildwood, FL 34785