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Afternoon Donation Hours Return at The Caring Place

Effective September 6, Donation hours at The Caring Place are Mon-Sat, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. This marks the return of afternoon hours after a temporary adjustment due to extreme heat this summer. All locations of The Caring Place are closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.

Donations Manager Justin Arzola shares, “Thank you for making item donations in support of our mission during our summer hours. We are now ready to reintroduce our previous schedule. Changing our Donation hours can be frustrating for our donors, but we appreciate their patience as we prioritized safety this summer. We are looking forward to some cooler temperatures and having you back in our drive-through line in the afternoons.” Justin continues, “Afternoon Donation hours help us make time for tasks around the facility in the mornings. We also make furniture pick-ups across our pick up area.” 

Other programs and hours at The Caring Place are unchanged and are as followed:

The Caring Place Food Pantry at 2000 Railroad Avenue will be open Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, 9 AM - 4 PM. The Food Pantry is closed on Thursdays to conduct remote food distribution. At this time, households may visit the Food Pantry once a month. Food Pantry participants should check in at the Food Pantry’s entrance at 2000 Railroad Avenue to receive food.  If you do not have an updated Food Pantry card, please visit the Programs & Services porch entrance at 2001 Railroad Avenue to enroll in the program or update your card. 

Programs & Services at 2001 Railroad Avenue is open Mon-Fri, 9 AM - 4 PM. Financial Assistance for those in The Caring Place service area includes rent, mortgage, utilities, transportation (including gas), emergency dental, and some prescription assistance with verifiable proof of crisis. You can find additional information using the Get Help icon on The Caring Place website or at caringplacetx.org/gethelp. 

Additional Hours at The Caring Place include:

The Shops at The Caring Place Thrift Store at 2000 Railroad Avenue:  Mon-Sat, 10 AM - 4 PM.

Second Helping Thrift Store at 3700 Williams Drive: Tues-Sat, 10 AM - 4 PM.

Furniture Pick Up: Appointments are made by calling 512-943-0711 and leaving a message. View the pick-up area at caringplacetx.org/donatemystuff.

The Caring Place service area includes Georgetown, Andice, Bartlett, Florence, Granger, Jarrell, Jonah, Schwertner, Walburg, Weir, and the portion of Hutto that lies within the Georgetown Independent School District. If you have any questions, please visit The Caring Place website at caringplacetx.org or call us at 512-943-0700, Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM.

ABOUT THE CARING PLACE

Since 1985, The Caring Place has provided for the basic human needs of all people in our community in a welcoming, respectful and caring way.  The Caring Place is a community-based, community-supported, and community-serving organization.  

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