2016 was an incredible year at Metropolitan Ministries, thanks to you. Each one of these numbers is a person who needed help. One person who was scared, hungry, homeless, or hopeless...until YOU reached out and helped them. You make everything we do possible!
1,167,187 meals served to hungry neighbors throughout Tampa Bay
143,347 nights of safe shelter for children and their parents
17,222 families received Holiday assistance
17,799 children received toys
1,620 families assisted with essential water & electricity bills
54,372 services provided through outreach
31,052 families helped through outreach services
461 FAMILIES benefited from residential housing and programs WITH 87% SUCCESSFUL EXITS
99% OF FAMILIES have maintained their housing for at least one year after graduating from our Uplift U® self-sufficiency program
84% OF FAMILIES have maintained or increased their employment/income one year later
- In the last year, 23,850 volunteers gave 203,200 hours of time to help us do our work. This is a savings of $4.5 million. Amazing!