Metropolitan Ministries' most-needed holiday items


The main tent in Tampa has moved to a new location in the downtown area on 905 N. Governor Street. 

There is also an outreach center collecting donations in Pasco County at 3214 U.S. Highway 19 North in Holiday. 

Pinellas County has its own donation location at Taking It To The Street Ministries, located at 7320 47th Street in Pinellas Park.

You can also shop their online store at

FOX 13 is proud to partner with Metropolitan Ministries as they get ready to provide for thousands of families in need this holiday season.

Here's a list of the most-needed items at Metro's tents.  


Turkey, Ham, or Gift Card
Cereal (hot or cold)
Canned Yams
Bags or Canned Beans
Canned Cranberry Sauce
Canned or Packets of Gravy
Peanut Butter
Boxes or Bags of Stuffing
Boxes of Macaroni & Cheese
Canned Vegetables
Bag of Rice
Canned or Boxed Potatoes
Canned Fruit
Dessert Mixes
Packaged Cookies or Pastries


Early Learning
Crib & Stroller Toys
Car Seats, Strollers, Walkers, Bouncers


Purses, Make-up, Colognes, Jewelry
Sports Clothing & Hats
Skateboards, Skates, Scooters
Gift Cards

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