End 68 Hours of Hunger

Our work continues during the summer with families identified by school social workers. 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 you will help to provide many meals to hungry kids here in Tampa.

  • Purpose: To provide weekend meals and snacks to food insecure students in area Schools.
  • Tampa Headquarters: Hyde Park Presbyterian Church and
  • Schools served: Alexander, Anderson, Ballast Point, Carver, Chiaramonte,  DeSoto, Dunbar, Gorrie,  Riverwalk Magnet, LaVoy, Lomax, Muller, Pepin Academy, Seminole Heights, Sullivan Partnership, Twin Lakes, Tampa Bay Elementary, West Tampa Elementary,  Stewart Middle, Monroe Middle, Plant High, Robinson High, Dorothy Thomas.
  • Students served: 750 in 250 families. We also furnish snacks for one school.
  • Short video about End 68.

  • 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. We need more folks to help, more with delivery since we are limiting the number of people entering the pantry during COVID. 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
    • Smith and Associates Realty 3801 W. Bay to Bay Blvd. Tampa, FL 33629
    • Tampa, FL 33606 4917 N. Armenia
    • 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

    If you have any questions, or would like more information about any mission opportunities, or to be added to an email list that will update you with service and missions events, please send an email to: hppcmissions@gmail.com.

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