Contact Info

532 Avenue M N W
Winter Haven, FL 33881-2373
P: 863-294-3144
F: 863-299-9709

Catholic Charities of Central Florida

 

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Catholic Charities

 

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Catholic Charities Annual Thanksgiving Food Basket

Help the needy in YOUR community!

Get a grocery bag and fill with these items:

2 cans green beans

2 cans kernel corn

2 cans yams

2 cans cranberry sauce

1 bag rice

1 large box of instant potatoes

1 packet of gravy mix

1 bag or box of stuffing mix

1 box of cake mix with icing

a $15.00 gift card for meat.

Bags can be dropped off at the Catholic Charities Food Bank located at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Winter Haven from 9 am to 11 am or taken to the Church Office from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  We Give Thanks for You!

 

 

Needed for our PantryGrocery bag with food

Canned Food Items, including:

  • Veggies (green beans, corn, etc.)
  • Fruit (peaches, pears, etc.)
  • Meat (tuna, chicken, etc.)

Dried Pasta, spaghetti, elbow macaroni, etc.

Soups (beef stew, chicken noodle, etc.)

Ethnic Foods (beans & rice, etc.)

Dry Cereal

Shelf Stable Milk

Peanut Butter

  Please check that all items are not out of date. We thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

www.cflcc.org

 

 12 Jun   

Polk Co. has 3rd weakest hiring outlook in nation. Financial skills taught by CCCF are more important than ever!

 

They depend on the influence of Christ in YOU!                    Resolve to Help our Neighbors in Need in 2014

Remember our less fortunate brothers and sisters and resolve to help those in need. Catholic Charities of Central Florida offers five simple ways to lend a hand up:

  1. Volunteer in one of our food pantries, with a newly arrived refugee family, with the homeless at Pathways to Care, or with any one of Catholic Charities' many programs. Don't forget to log your hours to count towards the 50,000 Hours of Service Challenge. Contact our volunteer coordinator to learn more: anita.capetillo@cflcc.org.
  1. Host a Food Drive to help keep our pantries full and feed hungry families in Central Florida. Contact your local Catholic Charities office for the most needed items. 
  1. Donate to Catholic Charities by adopting a program to support.
  1. Attend one of our upcoming fundraiser events:
  2. Pray for the people we serve, Catholic Charities staff, and volunteers. Visit Acts of Prayer for prayer resources. 

 

One of two West Region Offices is located to the right next to the St. Matthew's Regeneration's Building in Downtown Winter Haven.  

Catholic Charities next to Regenerations

Catholic Charities is now at Regenerations, downtown Winter Haven

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Office is located at 197 W. Central Avenue, Suite 2, Winter Haven, FL 33881

 Telephone is (863) 299 - 7983

 

 Hours of operation are 9 am to 2 pm Monday through Thursday.  Hours are subject to change due to Diocesan meetings.  You must call ahead for an appointment as various requirements must be met for assistance. 

 

Through the Family Empowerment Program, Catholic Charities also offers Counseling Services - call (863)683-9775

For Lakeland area residents, the other West Region Office is at 1801 E. Memorial Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801.

Telephone: (863) 686-7153.  Fax: (863) 683 - 5515.  

Catholic Charities food bank

As always, the Catholic Charities food bank at St. Joseph, Winter Haven is  behind the Chapel and the Family Life Center on the eastbound lane of Ave. M.  Hours of Operation are 9:00 am to 11:00 am Monday through Thursday. 

Catholic Charities of Central Florida began in Orlando in 1962 and today serves more than 10 counties in the state.  Locations throughout Florida collaborate on local as well as statewide levels to provide a more capable and connected agency to meet the needs of families and individuals.  Polk County, of which St. Joseph is a part, is one of the largest counties in Florida.  Due to its central state location between Tampa and Orlando and proximity  to Interstate 4 and Highway 27, it has seen an increase in permanent and transient populations in recent years.

Will you help us help them?  For more information, see the link below:

http://www.cflcc.org/programs/index.htm