2017 Impact

CROS Ministries provided assistance through these Programs

Programs to Eliminate Hunger

  • Seven Community Food Pantries distributed food to 66,570 individuals, 35% of whom were children.
  • The Caring Kitchen served 68,841 meals.
  • Cason UMC distributed 15,360 brown bag weekend lunches.
  • CROS Gleaning recovered 497,142 pounds of fresh produce which was distributed to local food programs by the Palm Beach County Food Bank (2016-2017 gleaning season).

Programs to Support Children and Families

  • 219 children participated in our summer camp program focused on school readiness.
  • 40 children participated in a two-week Christmas camp program.
  • Nutrition in a Knapsack provided weekend bags of food to 295 students (2016-2017 school year).
  • CROS After School Snack program provided 11,980 afterschool snacks in Delray Beach.

Programs Encouraging Self-Sufficiency

  • The Caring Kitchen provided 12,799 referrals and services for basic needs.
  • CROS volunteers helped 40 people apply online for government benefits including SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, and temporary cash assistance.

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