Supplemental Food Services | UMCM Suncoast

Supplemental Food Services

Collaborative Food Pantries

To meet the emergency food needs of those who find themselves unable to purchase groceries due to financial problems, we support food pantries in Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, and Manatee Counties. The pantries are staffed by volunteers from the host churches and supported financially by UMCM, the host…

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Creative Solutions  Bridging large scale food banks with local pantries, the Fresh Initiatives Supply Hub brings together the best of both worlds to create a holistic, community experience centered around food. From cooling facilities for storing fresh produce to cooking classes and health drives,…

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Pack-A-Sack 4 Kids

General Information “Pack-A-Sack 4 Kids” is a community outreach program of UMCM Suncoast, local school boards in Pinellas, Manatee, and Pasco Counties, and area churches and collaborative partners.  The program is designed to help address chronic hunger among elementary age children in our public schools. …

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Doug Brown Street Ministry

History Doug Brown described himself as a former alcoholic whose addiction led to him living on the streets.  One day, he heard a preacher speaking to another diner at a meal for the homeless, and his heart was touched by the pastor's words.  He turned his life over to the Lord and became sober again. …

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