Metropolitan Ministries

Holiday Tent

Support the Metropolitan Ministries holiday food drive to help alleviate the suffering of thousands of families in Hillsborough County.

Giving Options

Frozen turkeys, hams, cereal, yams, soup, gift cards, teen girl and boy gifts for Christmas (age 13-17) are the most-needed items right now. Canned meats, canned vegetables, canned fruits, rice, pasta, canned or boxed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and dessert mixes are also in high demand.

Donation Drop-off Dates & Times

Nov. 8 - 24 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dec. 6 - 23 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


*NEW* Donation Pick-up

To schedule a donation pick-up from the safety of your home, please call Don Eisenbrown at 813-760-3478.

Volunteer Options

  • Be a helping hand at our Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Tent!

    Oferecido diariamente

    2 hr 30 min

To sign up to volunteer, just select "Book now" and then choose your preferred time slot.


At St. James UMC, we are just a group of people seeking Christ and trying to bring others along for the ride. We are a United Methodist Congregation part of the Florida Conference.



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Tampa, FL 33647

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