End 68 Hours of Hunger

School social workers are our primary source of clients;  if you need food and attend school in Hillsborough County, please talk with your social worker.
Know that any donations will help to provide many meals to hungry kids here in Tampa.

  • Purpose: To provide weekend meals (7) and snacks to food insecure students in area schools.
  • Tampa Headquarters: Hyde Park Presbyterian Church. Pantries in Bellamy, Mendenhall, Mitchell, Oak Park Elementaries and Plant High.
  • Schools served: Alexander, Anderson, Ballast Point, Bellamy, Chiaramonte,  DeSoto, Dunbar, Lowry, Mendenhall, Muller, Pepin Academy, Seminole Heights, Sullivan Partnership, Twin Lakes, Tampa Bay , West Tampa Elementaries,, Madison, Monroe, Stewart and Middle, Plant High, Robinson High, Carver, Dorothy Thomas and LaVoy Exceptional Centers.
  • Students served: over 850 in over 200 families.

  • Learn more about End 68 Hours – an all volunteer organization. For more information email us at tampafl@end68hoursofhunger.org.
  • How you can help – each week teams of volunteer packers prepare bags to go home with children and another group of folks deliver it to the schools involved. Contact Leanne at ldunc68@gmail.com.
  • Food needed – Right now we would love donations of canned tuna or chicken, instant oatmeal, instant grits, canned fruit or veggies, condensed soup, individually wrapped snacks.
  • Food drop offDrop off donations at the following places:
    • Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 W. San Jose Street Tampa, 33629 every day but Saturday
    • End 68 Hours of Hunger, Hyde Park Presbyterian 1309 W. Swann Ave. Tampa, FL 33606
    • Tanner Paint, 3645 S. Manhattan Avenue and 4917 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa
    • KT Janes Occasions 2120 S. Dale Mabry Tampa, FL 33629  Call for hours: (813) 251-5090
    • The Pithers Group Westchase Town Center 10108 Montague St. Tampa, FL 33626
    • HOTWORX 2208 S. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, FL 33629