Everyone Can Help!
If you know of a family or individual who needs assistance with more than just the holidays, please have them call First Call For Help in Santa Rosa County at 850-983-7200. If you know of a family or individual that may need help this holiday season, get the word to them!
2017 Interview dates will be: October 14th, from 2 pm to 4:00 pm, 15th, from 2 pm to 4:00 pm, and 16th, from 5 pm to 8 pm at Liberty Church
Families must fill out all required paperwork, complete the interview process, and be approved to receive holiday assistance. Check the Client page for more details.
Volunteers are needed for the following distribution dates and times:
- 2017 Thanksgiving: November 17th from 4 pm to 6 pm, November 18th from 10 am to 3 pm, at Oriole Beach Elementary School Cafeteria
- 2017 Christmas: December 15th from 4 pm to 6 pm, December 16th from 10 am to 3 pm at West Navarre Intermediate School Cafeteria
Be on the lookout for our food and toy drives through the schools, businesses and civic organizations. Collection boxes can be located by clicking here: (To be announced soon)
You can donate new/good used clothing and household items to Interfaith Ministries. Their address is 4339 Gulf Breeze Parkway. Caring and Sharing will provide vouchers to each family to obtain items from the Interfaith Ministries’ thrift store.
If you have time to help with Caring and Sharing activities, you are welcome and needed. The support of community volunteers is particularly important on distribution weekends. You can help to sort food items, package food in boxes, and organize for the Thanksgiving distribution on Saturday, November 18th at Oriole Beach Elementary School in Gulf Breeze between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Similar activities will also take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 16th for the Christmas distribution at West Navarre Intermediate School in Navarre.
If you would like to get involved, please feel free to attend our informal monthly planning meetings. Meetings are typically held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Community Life Center located off Highway 98 at 4115 Soundside Dr. Two meetings will be held during the months of November and December. Please always check the Calendar in case a meeting date, time, or place has changed.