Holiday Central

Welcome to Holiday Central! Our one-stop place to learn about holiday volunteering, hosting a drive, making a donation or seeking help.

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Let's Come Together

The holidays are a time in which we come together to witness the giving and receiving that exemplify community and allow miracles to happen. Food, prayer, toys and love are offered to those who are suffering and in need of help. And that’s what the holidays at Metropolitan Ministries are all about. With the help of the community, 17,642 families received help during the 2014 holiday season. Learn more here.

Watch the video to see inside the Holiday Tent!


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 Ways to Give

Your gifts make it possible to provide real help and support to the poor and homeless here in Tampa Bay. There are multiple ways for you to make a donation this holiday season. Do what’s most convenient for you.

Ways to Give

 Host a Drive

Choose the type of drive you want to host and start collecting! It’s that simple! We can schedule drives for a couple weeks or a couple months. We’ll even provide you with printable flyers for our most popular types of drives. We can provide you with collection barrels or boxes to use during your collection. You can schedule a time to come pick them up or we can have them delivered!

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 Holiday Drop-off Locations

Do you have a food or toy donation you would like to drop off but don't know where to bring it? No problem! Here you will find all of our holiday drop-off locations.

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 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

You can support the holidays through volunteer opportunities on campus, at our holiday tent or at multiple locations throughout the Tampa Bay area.

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 Need Help? ¿Necesitar ayuda?

Learn how to register for holiday assistance here. We will let you know if you qualify, what to bring and where to go.

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 Next Holiday Event

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Tent Location

Click here for directions

Give to help a hurting neighbor

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