Join us for Christmas in July on Sunday, July 25 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the courtyard. Share the love with our mission partners by donating needed items to the mission(s) of your choice.
People in our community are very generous around the holidays and contribute to many local charities, but come July—funds and donated items start to run low. Below is a shopping list for each mission partner. Simply bring your donations to the event and then have some fun! Our mission partners will be present to receive the donations and share info about their organization.
This year's event will be in conjunction with our VBS Celebration and will feature projects the VBS students made for select mission partners. There will be games, activities, snacks, and more!
Dover Elementary has many underprivileged children who attend their school. We support them throughout the year by hosting various supply drives for their students, as well as campus clean up days.
Shampoo & Conditioner
ECHO assists residents of Hillsborough County in crisis with emergency food, clothing, and access to life-stabilizing programs and resources.
CORNERSTONE FAMILY MINISTRIES
Balls & Bubbles
The mission of Cornerstone Family Ministries is to make a lasting and positive impact in the lives of disadvantaged children and their families in our community by nurturing young bodies, developing young minds, and fostering hope through Christ.
Family Promise helps homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response. Bus passes are a major need for the Family Promise guests in the program as this form of transportation helps them to obtain and keep employment, as well as find permanent housing. Passes can be purchases at AMSCOT and Ace Check Cashing Services.
The SAUMC Food Pantry collects and maintains food and bags for anyone who is in need in our community. Our Drive-Through Pantry is open on Wednesdays from 9 - 11 a.m.
FL UM Children's Home
Men's Body Wash
The Florida United Methodist Children's Home was established in 1908 to provide a home for orphans and other children that had nowhere else to live. Today it serves as a diverse ministry with two campuses that include residential, therapeutic group, foster and emergency shelter care. The Home also provides independent living assistance and a community child care center.
Diapers (sizes 3, 4, and 5)
Choices is a non-profit organization that is passionate about cultivating a culture for life. They envision a culture where women and men faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.
Outreach Free Clinic
Serving all of Hillsborough County, Outreach Free Clinic and Resource Center provides both acute care and basic primary care. In addition, we also provide preventative care that includes health screenings, well-woman exams, and health education. The clinic has also expanded its services to assist patients find additional resources and services that are available to them.