Interfaith emergency services can never receive too many donations from businesses and local residents.
The organization, which operates a pantry, clothes closet, homeless shelter and the Food 4 Kids program, among other services, has been providing emergency assistance to individuals and families in crisis for nearly 40 years. years.
Located in the heart of Ocala at 435 NW 2nd Street, the organization attributes its success to supporting local churches, businesses, organizations and individuals who are committed to helping those in need.
Earlier this year, Meadowbrook Church donated 721 pounds of food, hoping to donate more soon, according to a social media post.
Grace Episcopal Church of Ocala donated a collection of towels for the organization’s shower ministry, which helps establish regular showers for those who do not have regular access to toilets and hygiene products. .
Earlier this year, the organization was turned down by Ocala City Council in its request to turn its outdoor space into a temporary emergency shelter.
For more information on how to donate or provide assistance, visit the Interfaith Emergency Services website.