Vero Beach, FL
I AM MINISTRIES, INC. DBA
THE SOURCE is a fulltime resource center and Christian outreach mission for the homeless and less fortunate.
They provide both material and spiritual support to individuals in dire need of assistance. This interdenominational mission has volunteer ministers and workers from churches throughout our community. Services include meals, clothing, hygiene, job referrals, human services and Christ-centered recovery programs.
The Source is an active member of the Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council and works in concert with other local agencies to address the problem of homelessness in the community.
- Member of the Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council
FILL A BAG & FILL A HEART AT THE SOURCE
Each year, The Source fills gift bags for those who have nothing and who are completely homeless. Many call the woods their home and survive all year on what The Source provides them in their gift bag. The bags are filled mostly with necessities, such as clothing and hygiene items, which are listed below for men and women.
Outdoor Survival Gear
- Bug spray – Deep Woods is best
- Reading glasses and sunglasses
- Backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, can openers, flashlights, batteries for the flashlights
- Basic Hygiene Items
- Personal hygiene items – Razors, shaving cream, deodorant, toothbrushes & toothpaste, shampoo, combs & brushes
- Blue jeans – especially mens size 28, 30, 32
- Denim shorts – especially mens size 28, 30, 32
- Shorts and bathing suits – all sizes
- T-shirts – all sizes
- Socks and underwear – cotton, all sizes, mens & womens
- Tennis Shoes and Work Boots - Please Give to the Shoe Fund
- Food for supplemental food box distribution
- Peanut butter & jelly
- Spaghetti & spaghetti sauce
- Tuna or canned fish products
- Canned meats – ham, vienna sausages, etc.
- Chunky soups
- Macaroni & cheese boxes
- Pancake mix & syrup
- Granola bars
- Dry milk
- Canned green beans, peas and corn
- Canned fruit
- Canned Sloppy Joe's
- Dry beans
- Food for daily meal services
- Sugar & creamer
- Condiments – mayo, mustard, ketchup
- Fresh salad vegetables and fresh fruit
- Ground beef, chicken, and other fresh meat
To make your contributions, please drop off donations for The Source at 1015 Commerce Ave, Vero Beach, FL. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a. m. to 4:00 p.m.