Catholic Charities in Gainesville, FL is a not-for-profit organization that provides a variety of programs to help people in need.
Contact: (352) 372-0294
Address: 1701 NE 9th St., Gainesville, FL 32609
What they do: One of the programs at Catholic Charities is the Feed a Family Program. People bring boxes to feed families and Catholic Charities gives these boxes to families in need.
What YOU can do to help: Donors are needed to put together a box (or boxes) of food to feed a family of 3-4 people for 4 days. Each box should include the following 5 categories of foods. After the box (or boxes) is complete, you can drop it off at the Catholic Charities office or a Catholic Parish in Gainesville, FL.
2 Grain Products : Bag of Rice; Box of Cereal
6 Cans of Vegetables (Mix any way): Canned Green Peas, Canned Green Beans, Canned Corn, Canned Carrots, Canned Tomatoes, Canned Sweet Potatoes
4 Milk Product: 4 Canned Evaporated Milk or 1 Box Nonfat Dried Milk
3 Cans Fruit (Mix any way ): Canned Pears, Canned Fruit cocktail, Canned Peaches, Dried Fruit (apricots,apples, etc.), Canned Pineapple, Applesauce
5 Meat Products: 2 Cans Tuna, 1 Can Spam or Treet, 1 Bag Dried Beans, 1 Jar Peanut Butter