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Funded Programs


Serving Human Needs Awards

30 Episcopal Charities Basic Human Needs Grants
awarded in 2016

Programs are available to all people in need regardless of
faith or church affiliation.



Congregations and affiliated Episcopal ministries in the diocese provide over 250,000 meals, bag lunches, and food pantry items each year to people in need in their communities. These organizations always struggle to provide for the numbers of poor, out of work, elderly and families who are hungry. Many programs also provide gently used clothing and social services.

St. Paul's, Key West: Star of the Sea Mission $10,000
St. Columba's, Marathon: Independence Cay Soup Kitchen 14,000
Holy Comforter, Miami: Food Pantry and Social Outreach 4,500
Holy Redeemer, Lake Worth: Feeding Program 18,700
St. Andrew's, Palmetto Bay: Food Pantry 4,400
St. Faith's, Cutler Bay: Food Pantry 5,500
St. George's, Riviera Beach: Feeding Center 28,000
St. John's, Homestead: Feeding Ministry 10,000
St. Mary's, Stuart: Mary's Kitchen 4,600
St. Patrick's, WPB: Feeding Ministry 2,000
St. Peter's, Key West: Loaves & Fish Food Pantry 10,000
Christ Church, Coconut Grove: Food Pantry 3,000
St. Philip's, Coral Gables: Feed My Sheep 10,000
Total: $123,700


Episcopal Charities supports 7 feeding programs throughout Southeast Florida, many that serve the homeless. It also works with full service programs that provide clothing, mental health services, bathing facilities, prescription drugs, mailing addresses and family reconciliation services. Shelters that help families transition from homelessness to self sufficiency are also a focus.

St. Philip's, Coral Gables: New Life Family Center 7,200
St. Columba, Marathon: Keys Area Interdenominational Resources (KAIR) 10,000
St. Gregory's, Boca Raton: Family Promise S. Palm Bch. County 14,000
St. John's, Hollywood: Jubilee Center of South Broward 28,000
Diocese of SE FL: St. Laurence Chapel Mental Health Ministries 28,000
St. Matthew, Miami: Chapman Partnership 7,900
St. Mark's, PBG: Family Promise of C/N PBC 9,000
Total: $104,100

Youth After School, Nutrition & Shelter

It is proven that after school programs for youth, especially those at–risk; keep youth off the streets and less susceptible to gangs and illegal activities. Since 2000, over 700 youth have received care in after school and other youth programs. Also eligible for funding are day care programs for children of working poor that support families to provide decent care for a good early start. Also, programs that help youth transition from the foster care system to independency are supported.

St. Luke's, Port Salerno: Back To School Event $5,250
St. Paul's, Delray Beach: Paul's Place 15,000
St. Philip's, Coral Gables: Casa Valentina 9,000
St. Philip's, Coral Gables: St. Alban's Child Care Center 4,300
St. Columba, Marathon: Hammock House 7,000
Total: $40,550

Senior Ministries

Activity centers that provide warm, healthy meals, health services, activities and field trips are supported so that elderly can remain connected to the community. Episcopal Charities also administers the Littell Fund which subsidizes the cost of nursing home care for seniors in Southeast Florida. More than 50 seniors in southeast Florida have received support in order to pay for nursing home care.

St. Paul's et Les Martyrs d'Haiti, Miami: Elderly Ministry $3,800
St. Matthew's, Delray Beach: Senior Ministry 4,500
St. Patrick's, WPB: Seniors Activity Center/Soup Kitchen 3,000
Diocese of Se FL: North Palm Bch Deanery Chaplaincy 20,000.00
Total: $31,300


St. Stephen's, Coconut Grove: AIDS Ministry 2,450
Total: $2,450

The Marcelle Hull Littell Trust

This fund is restricted to financial aid for seniors living in senior assisted living or retirement facilities in the Dioceses of Southeast Florida, Central Florida and Southwest Florida. Aid is available to congregations through an application process, managed and reviewed by Episcopal Charities. Since, June 2000, over $615,000 has been awarded to needy seniors from congregations in the Diocese of Southeast Florida.


Outreach Programs

  • Advocacy
  • Clothing
  • Homeless
  • Food Programs
  • Elder Care
  • Immigrant
  • Preschool
  • Prison
  • After School/Summer Youth Programs

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