Provider of services & resources to those in need within the greater Englewood, FL area incl. food pantry, clothing closet, school back pack program and more.
Our center is dedicated to connecting those in need with available services that may be able to assist them. Our registry of resources includes information on organizations that provide direct services for food pantries, shelters, domestic abuse, mental abuse, substance abuse, financial aid, and more within both Charlotte and Sarasota counties. In addition our in-house food pantry, clothing closet, cold weather shelter, and other programs provide help to those in need within our local community of Englewood, FL.
Food Pantry The Food Pantry is open Mon. – Fri. from 10a.m. – 12p.m. and Tues. evenings from 5 – 7p.m. Photo ID or a copy of your FPL or water bill showing a current Englewood address is required as proof of Englewood residency to receive food. Each family will receive a box of food based on the number of members in their household and if the family has children. Also available are hygiene products, paper goods, and toiletries. Bread and pastries donated by Publix are given out daily to those in need. We are blessed by the generous donations of local organizations, churches, and individuals who help to keep our shelves full. Free Clothing Closet The Jubilee Center offers free clothing to the families using our Food Pantry. Clothes may be obtained upon request when picking up food. The closet is also open on the first Sat. of each month from 10a.m. – 12p.m. Cold Night Shelter When temperatures drop to 40 degrees or below, the Jubilee Center is open to the homeless and those without heat in the Englewood area. Space is limited, however those seeking shelter from the Venice or Northport area may be accepted as room allows. Our center is a drug and alcohol free center. We provide a safe, warm place to sleep, a hot dinner, and breakfast in the morning. Clothing, care kits, and extra blankets are available as needed. The shelter opens at 6p.m. and guests are asked to leave the following morning by 7:30a.m. Fellowship and constant supervision is provided. Just Neighbors Just neighbors is an ecumenical ministry comprised of representatives from organizations, churches, and individuals that work together to bring awareness of the problems for the low income families and homeless in our community. The goal is to network and share resources that may assist us in making a difference in the lives of those seeking help. The meetings are on the last Tuesday of each month at 6p.m. in the St. David’s church hall. Everyone is invited to these informative meetings. Back Pack Ministry The Back Pack Program provides nutritious weekend meals for low-income families and homeless who attend Englewood Elementary School. Kid friendly nutritious food is purchased from All Faiths Food Bank and delivered every two weeks to the Jubilee Center where it is sorted, packed, and delivered to the school for distribution. This program is made possible through donations from groups and individuals who give to sponsor a child for one school year.
Mission: The mission of Jubilee Ministry is to make a direct and dynamic link between our theology and our ethics. We must take care of the poor but we also must attack the root causes of that poverty. Charity and justice go hand in hand. Said another way: the talk of our faith and the walk of our faith.
A special thank you and goodbye to Marsha Neubauer and her husband Hal from Edgewater Community for the many years of providing food donations to the Jubilee center! You will be dearly missed! May God continue to bless you both❤
A huge shout out the kind volunteers at Suncoast Humane Society Thrift Store for donating shoes to our free clothing clothing. It’s such a blessing to network with other organizations! #unityinthecommunity
A huge Thank You to Englewood's on Dearborn and Pat Knox, Director of Community Development! Wonderful music and a great fund raiser (Cooking With A Rock Star) to benefit the Jubilee Center.
Donations dropped off for our Troops 🇺🇸 thanks to Ruth & Karen from the Jubilee Center. Thank you!
Just a reminder: Jubilee Center will be Closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day....
A special thank to those who are currently serving and those who have served on behalf of our country! May God bless you all!
Monday volunteers(Pat, George, Ann, Robert, Pat, Carol and Marny) celebrating Ann Landry's birthday. Complete with Happy birthday ice cream🎂🍨
Today we celebrated Volunteer Sally Moinette. Sally is one of our most dedicated volunteers. She helps with our monthly All Faith's food truck; assists with stocking shelves during our annual Stamp Out Hunger Postal Drive; helped oversee our twice monthly Back Pack School Ministry; assisted with Feed the Harbor event and volunteers twice a week in preparing food boxes for our clients.
Volunteers are needed and greatly appreciated today at the Jubilee center. Here 12 until??
A big Thank You to all the volunteers who helped today with the Postal drive Stamping Out Hunger! The Jubilee center is so very blessed! Englewood is such a wonderful, caring and generous Community 🥰
Stamp Out Hunger 2019
Looking forward to Saturday and the wonderful Community support
Get your donation ready! The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is on May 11. Simply put your nonperishable food by your mailbox on Saturday and your letter carrier will deliver it to a food bank in your area.
Help us help the hungry in your community by liking and sharing this post. #StampOutHunger
[04/28/19] Just a reminder: Postal Drive is Saturday, May 11th. This is one of our biggest out reach events! We are needing volunteers at the Jubilee Center to help sort and mark items as they arrive. We have 2 shifts: 10:30 to 2pm or 1pm to 4pm. We need at least 20 volunteers for the 1pm to 4pm shift this is where we have the biggest amount to sort and mark! Englewood is a great community! Please contact Ruth Hill, Administrator at 941-681-3550 to register! Together we can help those less fortunate in our community!!
[04/19/19] Just a reminder: Jubilee Center, food pantry will be closed on Monday, April 22nd in observance of Easter. Many blessings to all!
[04/17/19] A big thank you to the Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary for the donation of hams and monies totalling $500 towards our Easter food boxes for our clients. This is so greatly appreciated! Our clients have received food boxes with hams and fixings for an Easter dinner! Even our campers have recieved hams! Truly a blessing indeed! What a wonderful, generous Englewood Community we live in!
A big thank you to Lou Cook from "Signs In One Day" for the donation of our 2 signs! Such a blessing! These are fabulous. Lou is awesome! What a wonderful business and great customer service.
What a wonderful surprise today and a blessing indeed! Such a generous donation from the Englewood Moose. The monies will enable us to continue our mission at the Jubilee Center food pantry to help those in need in our community. Pictured here for the check presentation are: Gerry Grieff, Representative from the Moose; Ruth Hill, Jubilee Center Administrator and Newt Webb Representative from the Moose. On behalf of those we serve, we thank you!!
[04/01/19] Easter is several weeks away however; we are scheduled to begin handing out Easter food boxes next week. We are in dyer need of large hams for our families ( 4 to 6 ) and $10 gift cards for families (2 to 3). We average 100 families per week. Any donation is greatly appreciated.
The Jubilee Center recently collected travel size toiletries in supporting efforts by the Occupational Therapy Assistant Club of the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. Students will be packaging the items into gift bags and delivering to local Women's Shelters. Pictured with the items collected are: Ann Landry, Jubilee Center Volunteer, Rodita Sibisan, Occupational Therapy Assistant Student and Representative from the Club along with Ruth Hill, Jubilee Center Administrator
A huge thank you to the residents of Stillwater for hosting a food drive to benefit the Jubilee Center at St. David's Episcopal Church today. We are truly blessed and grateful! Two trucks filled with a total of 70 boxes of food, toiletry items and pet food. Without such generous Community support and donations, we would not be able to continue our mission in helping the homeless, low income families and elderly in Englewood.
Women from the Moose Englewood Chapter 1582 stopped by the Jubilee Center today for a check presentation. So blessed beyond belief! Thank you so much for this generous donation! This will allow us to continue our missionin helping the homeless, low income families and elderly in the Englewood Community to recieve the much needed food, toiletries and hygiene products! Thank you!!
Jubilee Center is at the Publix at Merchants Crossing (Placida Rd) collecting food donations for our local food pantry. Thank you to the best community-minded business ever PUBLIX for supporting the 10th ANNUAL FEED THE HARBOR for the year.
[03/29/18] MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW. This is one meeting you will not want to miss. JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING IS APRIL 3 AT 401 S. BROADWAY AT 6:00. THE SPEASKER IS DON MUSILLI. HE WILL BE PRESENTING ON THE NEW 3D SYSTEM THAT CAN PRODUCE A HOUSE IN LESS THAN 3 DAYS. COME AND HEAR ABOUT THIS AMAZING NEW TECHNOLOGY.
JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING TONIGHT, TUESDAY THE 6TH AT 6:00 AT ST. DAVIDS CHURCH HALL, 401 S. BROADWAY.
OUR SPEAKER IS PAMELA MALIK FROM THE CHILDRENS NETWORK.
[02/23/18] FEED THE HARBOR FOOD DRIVE IS SUNDAY THE 25 FROM 9:00-3:00 AT PUBLIX IN MERCHANTS CROSSINGS FOR ST. DAVID'S JUBILEE CENTER FOOD PANTRY. HELP US KEEP OUR SHELVES FULL.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MARCH.......
JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING MARCH 6TH.
ST. PATRICKS DAY DINNER MARCH 12TH
FOOD TRUCK MARCH 17TH.
[12/14/17] There will be no Just Neighbors Meeting in January due to the holiday. Have a Blessed Christmas Season.
[11/07/17] JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING TONIGHT...NOVEMBER 7TH AT 6:00 t 401 S. BROADWAY. COME A ND FIND OUT THE LATEST AS TO WHAT IS BEING DONE FOR THE ENGLEWOOD HOMELESS. NOW IS THE TIME TO ASK YOUR QUESTIONS.
[08/09/17] THE JUBILEE CENTER FOOD PANTRY WILL BE CLOSED FROM THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 THROUGH MONDAY THE 28th. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVIENCE WE WILL BE HAVING THE DRIVEWAY PAVED.
[06/16/17] ALL FAITH'S FOOD TRUCK WILL BE AT THE JUBILEE CENTER. 401 S. BROADWAY TOMORROW, JUNE 17 FROM 8:30-10:30. ALL THAT IS NEEDED IS A PHOTO id SHOWING YOU LIVE IN ENGLEWOOD. reaching OUT TO THE COMMUNITY..........
[04/04/17] JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING TONIGHT, 6:00 AT 401 S. BROADWAY. SPEAKER VANESSA MORRIS FROM SELAH FREEDOM. THIS IS A MINISTRY THAT WORKS TO HELP PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN INSLAVED IN HUMAN TRAFFICTING.
[03/30/17] THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR ROBIN MCWILLIAMS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8, AT 2:00 IN ST. DAVID'S CHURCH HALL. 401 S. BROADWAY. A RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW. PLEASE COME AND SHARE YOUR MEMORIES OF ROBIN.
[03/16/17] Saturday, March 18, The ALL FAITHS FOOD TRUCK will be at the Jubilee Center from 8:30- 10:30. All that is needed to receive food in a photo ID with an Englewood address. If you are in need of food assistance, this is for you. No one is turned away.
[03/12/17] SPECIAL NOTICE......Beginning on Tuesday, March 21, the Jubilee Center Food Pantry will no longer be open on Tuesday evenings.
[02/26/17] FEED THE HARBOR FOOD DRIVE TODAY FROM 9:00-3:00 AT PUBLIX MERCHANTS CROSSINGS. COME BY, PICK UP A FEW ITEMS TO HELP KEEP OUR SHELVES FULL.
[02/12/17] It is with a sad hear that I have to share the news that Robin McWilliams went to meet the Lord this morning. I am in touch with her daughter and as soon as details are worked out I will post them. Please keep Jennifer in your prayers.
[01/31/17] JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING.......Tuesday, February 7, 6:00 at St. David's Episcopal Church Hall, 401 S. Broadway. The speaker will be Lauri Ray. Lauri will be sharing information on the drug problem in the Englewood area and the foundation, Johnnies Dream. Lauri formed this ministry after her son died of an over dose. Lauri has received many awards locally because of her fight against drugs in our community. Come and learn how you can be a part of the solution.
[01/24/17] The JUbilee Center will be taking the Homeless Census from Jan 23 thru the 26th. It is a short form and only takes a few minutes to fill out. Those who fill out a form will receive a gift card for taking time to help get a count of the number of homeless in Englewood and their needs.
[01/17/17] All faiths Food Truck will be at the Jubilee Center this Saturday Jan.21st. If you are in need of Food Assistance, all that is needed is a photo ID with an Englewood address.
[01/03/17] Just Neighbors Meeting tonight at 6:00 at St. David's Church Hall, 401 S.Broadway. The speaker is Brian McBride from SURE, he will be sharing the latest updates on affordable housing and lack of it. Come and stare in the fellowship and learn what new outreach resources are available.
[12/16/16] Looking for something new? You are invited to "A Gathering" where spiritual questions can be asked and experiences shared...withour ridicule or judgement. This new group is for those people who are spiritual not religious, the unchurched for what ever reason they do not attend. Come join us for food and fellowship on the first and third Monday of the month from 5:30 till 7:00 at St. David's Church hall, 401 S. Broadway. For more information call Pat at 276-6720.
[12/16/16] Saturday December 17the All Faiths Food truck will be at the Jubilee Center from 8:30-10:30. Food is available for anyone that lives in Englewood that needs assistance. All that is needed is a photo ID with an Englewood ID.
I am sorry to be so lax in keepingthis site up to date. My time at the Jubilee Center seems to take up all my time and most events get posted on my regular facebook account.
Upcoming for December...
JUST NEIGHBORS MEETING TURESDAY DECEMBER 6TH AT 6:00. oUR SPEAKER WILL BE SHARING ABOUT A NIGHT TO SHINE. A ONCE A YEAR EVENT TO HOST A PROM FOR SPECIALNEED PEOPLE.
BACK PACKS FOR ENGLEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DECEMBER 14TH.
ALL FAITHS FOOD BANK SATURDAY THE 17 FROM 8:30-10:30. FOR ALL ENGLEWOOD FAMILIES IN NEED OF FOOD ASSISTANCE.
OUR JUBILEE CENTER CHRISTMAS ROOM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR OUR CLIENTS TO PICK OUT TOYS, GIFTS AND NEW CLOTHING FOR THEIR FAMILY FROM MONDAY, DEC. 12-22.
[11/15/16] Busy week coming up....Today, Tuesday the Food Pantry and Clothing Closet are open tonight from 5:00-7:00. Tomorrow the 16 we have Back Packing for Englewood Elementary and Saturday the 19 the All Faiths Food truck will be at the Centet from 8:30- 10:30. The big undertaking this week is providing a complete Thanksgiving Dinner to OUR clients. For more information you can call Pat at 276-6720.
Mark your calendar......St. David's Jubilee Center will be hosting their FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER at Indian Mound Park from 12:00-2:00 on Thanksgiving Day. This is for anyone who is alone, low-income families and the homeless of Englewood.
Anyone who would like to help with donations,can call Pat at 941 276-6720.
[10/13/16] THE ALL FAITH'S FOOD TRUCK WILL BE AT THE JUBILEE CENTER THIS SATURDAY, THE 15 AT 8:30 FOR ALL ENGLEWOOD FAMILIES SEEKING FOOD ASSISTANCE. PLEASE BRING PHOTO ID WITH CURRENT ADDRESS.
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