Caring and Sharing now has collection boxes in South Santa Rosa County locations where those who wish to contribute non-perishable food, hygiene products and new toys may drop off their donations.
The RED drop boxes are located at the following places:
Gulf Breeze City Hall & Gulf Breeze News
Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church at Fairpoint and Soundside Campuses
RE/MAX on the Coast (near Publix) – Gulf Breeze
Pak N Fax Navarre, across from the Visitor Information Center and the Navarre Chamber of Commerce at the Visitors Information Center – Navarre
Caring & Sharing seeks to brighten the holidays for those in need in South Santa Rosa by holding its Christmas Holiday Distributions of food, and new gifts for children. For large pick-ups, please contact (leave a message with name & phone number) at Caring and Sharing’s new phone line: 850-939-0321.
Financial contributions are also needed as the food donations tapered off this year. Caring and Sharing will use monetary donations to purchase needed non-perishable food items, food certificates, gift certificates for teens. “As always we try to grant Christmas wishes, one family at a time,” commented Teresa Vincent, Volunteer-Treasurer. “This year we have 287 families, totaling 1,102 persons, (489 adults, 130 teens, 399 children and 84 infants) whom qualified for assistance at the (October 2012) held interviews.”
Contributors may also be dropped off from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Christmas distribution location; Oriole Beach Elementary School’s cafeteria.