ECHO Will Open Its Doors Tuesday Nights

Brandon, Fl – Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) of Brandon is excited to announce that for the first time in 30 years, it will have night time hours. Along with their regular hours of Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, ECHO will also be open every Tuesday beginning January 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Clients will be able to receive the same services offered during the day. This includes, shopping for food and clothing. ECHO will also be offering a night time GED class. Anyone who is interested in receiving their GED is encouraged to attend the open house on Tuesday, January 17 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in ECHO’s Opportunity Center. To attend the GED open house, please register online at

“We estimate seeing an additional 500 families a year, simply by keeping our lights on, one night a week” says Executive Director, Eleanor Saunders. ECHO’s new night time hours will allow the organization to help those families who work during the day but still need services.
ECHO provides food and clothing for residents of Eastern Hillsborough County who have experienced a recent emergency.  Since its inception in 1987, ECHO has served more than 180,000 Brandon area residents. Along with immediate resources, ECHO also provides an array of educational classes and basic social services.

For more information contact ECHO at (813)-685-0935 ext. 8000.