Grove Christian Outreach Center Overview
Programs: Bread & More Wednesdays: A variety of products are offered to the entire Grove community including bread, rolls, desserts, drinks, fresh produce, meats, sandwiches, salads and food from Olive Garden, Starbucks, Red Lobster, Pizza Hut, Panera bread and Pepperidge Farm. Clothes and household items are also available for people to receive. Residents are invited to visit each week. We are currently serving over a hundred families each week. We also provide birthday cakes for birthdays and food and bakery items for community events. Food Pantry: Food is available to our clients based on individual need and emergency situations every 30 days.Those who visit the food pantry get to choose the items they will recieve. USDA Commodities: This is a federal government program that provides a variety of good nutritious foods for our families. They can receive commodities once a month and eligibility is based on income and number of household members. Brown Bag Lunch:We provide a wide variety of foods twice a week to supplement needs. Sandwiches, salads, chicken, produce, bread and pastries are provided on a take-out basis from 11:30 -12:30 on Mondays and Fridays. Clothes Closet:We provide a good variety of new and gently used clothing and shoes for women, men and children. Wal-Mart also provides our clients with new undergarmens they can access every three months. We also have a school supply closet,school uniforms closet, a hygeine closet,and other resources to help meet ones daily needs.