Charity of the Month

HOPE  FAMILY SERVICES is a not for profit organization based in Bradenton, providing services to survivors of domestic violence.

They operate the HOPE CHEST, a resale store in which all  proceeds benefit the clients. 

Emergency safe shelter
24 hour help line
Advocacy program
Children's Programs
Prevention Programs 

   HOPE Shelter Wish List: 

new twin sheet sets/twin mattress pads/blankets/pillows
new towels: bath/hand/facecloths
personal hygiene items: family sizes of shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, and toothpaste.   Toothbrushes, box tissues, and feminine products. 
diapers, pull-ups, wipes for babies (all sizes)
sippy cups/bottles/pacifiers
new underwear and socks for adults and children
new flip flops for adults and children
alarm clocks
bus passes
journals/Jr. size legal pads
toilet paper & paper towels
laundry detergent & laundry baskets/bags
pots & pans
non-perishable food items: peanut butter, jelly, canned tuna, pasta, pasta sauce, & canned vegetables
Gift cards: Walmart, Target, Publix, gas, calling cards, & fast-food franchises 

Items can be dropped off at the church office.