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Gulf Coast JFCS Fall Food Drive
September 28-October 31, 2019

Please help Gulf Coast JFCS provide nourishing, non-perishable food to families in need. Your donations directly benefit our clients who are struggling to purchase food for themselves and their families.

Donations may be dropped off at
Gulf Coast JFCS
14041 Icot Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33760
September 28-October 31, 2019, M-F, 8 am-4 pm

For more information please contact us at 727-479-1805 or

If you prefer to make a monetary donation, please use the form below and indicate “Fall Food Drive” in the notes section.

What we need the most:

  • canned fruit
  • canned tuna, salmon, sardines
  • hearty soups and mixes
  • peanut butter and jelly
  • pasta and sauces
  • rice, vegetarian beans
  • cereal and powdered milk
  • sugar-free & low-sodium items
  • meals in a can (stew, chili, soup)
  • canned foods with pop-top lids
  • 100% fruit juices in single serving

What we need the most:

  • individual oatmeal packets
  • boxed milk and juice
  • 100% fruit rolls
  • raisins
  • graham crackers
  • unsweetened applesauce
  • cheese and crackers
  • fruit cups
  • pretzels
  • granola bars (without peanuts)

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Support Gulf Coast Cares

Gulf Coast Cares, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of Gulf Coast JFCS. Funds are established to support specific initiatives or where needed most. We are grateful to the individuals, families and corporations that have established funds in Gulf Coast Cares to endow the future of our work.

Gulf Coast JFCS

Our Mission

Inspired by Jewish values, we protect the vulnerable and help people achieve fulfilling lives by empowering individuals and strengthening families.

Children and Families in need with intensive support to ensure stability, safety and well-being,

Elderly and Disabled with support services enabling them to live independently, safely and with dignity, and

Individuals with Behavioral Health Challenges with the tools necessary to function well in society,

Jewish Families with services that connect them to the Jewish community and improve their lives,

Refugees and Victims of Torture with basic services to support them and successfully adapt to life in America,

Unemployed NonCustodial Parents with the skills to find jobs, support their families and be better parents.

RespectTreating people with dignity and compassion;

Relevance: Providing culturally sensitive services to all;

EmpowermentEncouraging and empowering those we serve to achieve independence;

Creativity: Developing creative and innovative services to reflect a changing community;

HonestyDemonstrating integrity and professionalism;

CollaborationPartnering with others to broaden our resources.

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