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RURAL MOBILE OUTREACH 

DISTRIBUTING FOOD TO THOSE LIVING IN RURAL AREAS IN OUR FIVE-COUNTY SERVICE AREA

Our Rural Mobile Outreach program provides basic necessities to those in rural areas who are struggling. Most often, these are children and the elderly. Without reliable transportation to visit us for assistance, these individuals and families would have no way to get the help they need. Instead, we bring support directly to them, providing food, toiletries, school supplies and more to keep them on their feet. 

For more information, contact John Harris
at Jharris@ccgnv.org or 352-372-0294, ext. 1023

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* photo and name changed for privacy

A STORY OF GRATITUDE: SHARON*

“I am so grateful for the Catholic Charities Rural Mobile Outreach van that comes twice a month to our town. We have a lot of needy people in dire need of help whether it is food, water or personal care items, as it is too far for some of us to make it to Chiefland. The help is dearly needed here since we have contaminated water in our water system. The people here, mostly families, live in campsites and trailers. We appreciate any help and resources we can get.  I too need service and am grateful for the van to assist in bringing food and water twice a month along with personal care items, clothes and other various things. Thanks, and be Blessed and Encouraged.”

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130,965 POUNDS OF FOOD

provided to 21,815 individuals through our food pantry and Rural Outreach Program. The Rural Outreach Program delivers food and other basic necessities to 621 families in the rural areas of our region.