Host a Drive
You Can Host a Drive
Hundreds of our neighbors in need come through our Welcome Center on a monthly basis, looking for help. . . looking for hope. YOU can be a part of ECHO’s grassroots effort to serve the hungry and the vulnerable in our community. Be an inspiration! Inspire others to help their neighbors in need by hosting a drive at your place of work, worship, school, neighborhood, or civic organizations.
Host a Drive Tool Kits – provide signage, poster, and flyers of your specific Drive. Download to get started. Food Drive Tool Kit, Hygiene Drive Tool Kit, Food_Toys Drive Tool Kit, Undergarment_Socks Drive Tool Kit, Clothing Drive Tool Kit.
Don’t forget to fill out the Drive Form to let us know you are hosting a drive. You may even get a shout out on social media!
Our most needed items are the following. Highlighted in bold orange is what we currently are running extremely low on:
- Pasta and/or Pasta Sauce
- Dry Soup (like Ramen Noodles)
- Empty Egg Cartons (Dozen Size – Styrofoam Preferred)
- Peanut Butter
- Shelf Stable Milk
- Mac and Cheese
- Snack Foods
- Canned Fruit
- Canned Vegetables
- Canned Meats
- Canned or Bags of Beans
- Rice (Bag or Boxed)
- Bottled Water
Hyigene items provide comfort and dignity to those we serve in the Brandon and South County area with family size hygiene products.
- Wash clothes
- Feminine Hygiene products
According to the National Diaper Bank Network, 1 out of 3 U.S. moms report suffering from diaper need, which is define as a lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to keep an infant or toddler clean, dry and healthy. We need diapers and more.
- Diapers and Pull-ups ( up to size 6)
- Baby wipes
- Baby food
- Baby formula
Setting Up a Drive is Easy
Funds donated in excess of need will help us continue to serve the hungry and vulnerable in our community, throughout the year. Echo of Brandon, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization. A copy of the official registration (CH15550) and financial information may be obtained from the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state 1-800-435-7352. Registration doesn’t imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Gifts to ECHO are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.