The Caring Place is closed on Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday. With the exception of Friday, April 10th, current programming at The Caring Place is as follows:
- Drive through food distribution is on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- If you walk to The Caring Place, you may receive food at our north gate.
- Fresh Food for Families remains on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
- If you walk to The Caring Place, you may receive produce at our north gate.
- Both food programs operate out of the 2000 Railroad Avenue drive though. The Caring Place practices social distancing, and you will not need to exit your vehicle.
- Current food programs are open to our neighbors in need, including those that may be in a high-risk health category. If you have questions about services at The Caring Place, please contact us at 512-943-0700.
Want to Help?
Due to thrift store closures at The Caring Place, the organization is losing an average of $37,500 per week in revenue. This loss in income is critical to The Caring Place as it would normally cover all of The Caring Place's operating expenses. Dedicated staff are still receiving, packaging and distributing food to hundreds of families multiple times a week during this pandemic. At this time, we ask you to consider financially supporting The Caring Place. The Caring Place can purchase food in bulk at a reduced rate from the Central Texas Food Bank. You can donate at www.caringplacetx.org/donate. You may also send checks to P.O. Box 1215, Georgetown, Texas, 78627.
The Caring Place requests that the community follow it on Facebook @thecaringplace for the latest information or activity changes at the organization. You can also sign up for the organization’s electronic newsletter at www.caringplacetx.org/newsletter.
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. Through two thrift stores, The Shops at The Caring Place and Second Helping, both in Georgetown, the organization is able to pay all operating expenses to serve a growing community. All monetary and food donations directly benefit neighbors needing assistance with food, utility, rent, transportation or medical assistance. The Caring Place is a community-based and community-supported organization. For more information on The Caring Place, visit www.caringplacetx.org.