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Helping those in need


As we approach the holiday season, community members who wish to support our food-insecure friends and neighbors are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items at Palatka City Hall, 201 N 2nd Street., to be donated to the Bread of Life food kitchen. City Hall is open for donations weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call (386)-213-2678 for more information. 

Food items of particular need are,


• Canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon)

• Dried or canned beans (black beans, pinto beans, lentils)

• Peanut butter

• Carrots

Canned Vegetables

• Green beans

• Corn

• Peas

• Carrots

• Mixed vegetables

Canned Fruits:

• Peaches

• Pears

• Pineapple

• Applesauce

• Fruit cocktail

Grains and Staples:

• Rice (white or brown)

• Pasta (spaghetti, macaroni, etc.)

• Cereal (preferably whole grain)

• Oatmeal

• Flour

• Sugar

Canned Soups and Broths:

• Chicken noodle soup

• Tomato soup

• Vegetable soup

• Beef broth

• Chicken broth

There is also a great need for the following non-food items.

• Personal-size hygiene items (Like those we have during hotel stays ;)

• Bottled Water and Gatorade/Powerade drink packets

• Shampoo

• Body Wash

• Conditioner

• Toothbrush

• Toothpaste

• Deodorant

• Feminine Products   (tampons and napkins)

• Adult diapers 

• Shaving creme

• Disposable razors

• Band aids

• Lip balm

• Rain ponchos

• Seasonal items

• Gloves

• Hot hands packets  (for hand warming)

• Insect repellent  (spray, wipes, etc)

• Warm hats

The Bread of Life, 320 N 5th St, Palatka, is open for lunch Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and serves approximately 100 people every day.

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  1. City of Palatka
    201 N 2nd Street
    Palatka, FL 32177
    Phone: 386-329-0100
    Fax: 386-329-0106
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