Your donations to our partner, Sunshine Thrift Stores (FL #36424) help sustain Metropolitan Ministries’ meal programs throughout the Bay area and provide affordable clothing to our clients.  Metropolitan Ministries has partnered with Sunshine Thrift Stores and Collection Services Management to collect household items and clothing from the general public. Collection Services Management uses direct mail (have you seen the yellow card in your mailbox?) and other methods to notify the public of the needs. Trucks are then dispatched, providing curbside pickups, to neighborhoods to collect the donations. Donated items are then sold to local thrift stores and the money generated will be used to help the Metropolitan Ministries with its core mission, competencies, and programs.

 

Enlisting a trusted and registered partner like Sunshine Thrift Store to collect, clean, sort, and repackage items donated to the Clothing Donation Program allows us to focus our charitable resources on our mission and programs.

 

But that's not all! Our partnership with Sunshine Thrift Store provides on the job training in retail sales for our residents.

Clothing Drop-off Locations

Verizon Wireless

4430 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa FL

 

Fast Lane Clothing

 5112 N. 22nd Street, Tampa, FL

 

Bayard Construction

705 N. Howard Blvd., Tampa FL

 

Eddie's Cleaners

2958 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa FL

 

The Cypress

6431 E. County Line Rd., Tampa FL

 

Temple Terrace United Methodist Church

5030 E. Busch Blvd.,Temple Terrace FL

Sunoco Gas Station

6915 W. Waters Ave., Tampa FL

 

Marathon Gas Station

4138 W. Cypress St., Tampa FL

 

Sunshine Thrift Store

4304 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa FL

 

Sunshine Thrift Store

2808 34th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL

 

Sunshine Thrift Store

3611 1st Street E., Bradenton, FL

Curbside pickups

Call to donate 813.386.0500


Metropolitan Ministries Thrift Store  2101 North Florida Avenue  Tampa, FL 33602   Phone: 813.209.1068

Thrift Store Hours: Monday - Friday:  9:30 am – 5:30 pm   Saturday: 10 am - 4pm  Donation Drop Off Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

 

FUNDS DONATED IN EXCESS OF NEED WILL HELP SERVE POOR AND HOMELESS FAMILIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES IS A 501 (C)(3) TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATION.  A COPY OF THE

OFFICIAL REGISTRATION (CH2820) AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE 1-800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.