ECHO’s mission is to provide emergency care to families in need and to help them toward self sufficiency.

About ECHO of Brandon

The Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO Brandon FL) provides immediate relief in the forms of food, clothing and household items to those residents of Eastern Hillsborough County that have experienced a recent emergency. Since its inception in 1987, ECHO FL has assisted over 180,000 individuals, over half of whom were children, with the basic life necessities. When families experience an unexpected emergency, they are often faced with the decision paying the bills or buying food for their families.

 
Assistance

Have you had a life changing event that set you back and now you don’t know where to turn?We’re honored to provide a helping hand, and encourage anyone to call on us in times of need.

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What-we-do

ECHO of Brandon provides immediate relief in the forms of food, clothing and household items to those residents of Eastern Hillsborough County that have experienced a recent emergency.

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Donate

ECHO consistently receives high ratings for financial accountability. Over 93% of funds received go toward programs which serve residents of Eastern Hillsborough County.

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Volunteer

ECHO offers volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We love our volunteers and make it a priority to find a way to create a meaningful opportunity for you as a community volunteer in Brandon.

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Tampa Bay Times: ECHO names Eleanor Saunders as new executive director

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A Heartfelt Goodbye from the Executive Director, Stacey Efaw

For the past 13 years,  ECHO has been a very big part of my life. I have truly been blessed to have worked in such…

Brandon News: Corporate help, community aid sustains ECHO promise

BY Linda Chion Kenney
Special Correspondent
Published: April 1, 2015
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The Emergency Ca…

Brandon News: Prepare now for ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ postal food drive

BY Linda Chion Kenney
Special Correspondent
Published: April 1, 2015
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ECHO GED Prep Class

ECHO’s GED Preparation Class in full swing with students working one on one with volunteer tutors.

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