metropolitan ministries

Stop, Shop & Benefit Local Food Banks During Feed The Bay Community Event

By Libby Hopkins How does one community collect 180,908 lbs. of food and gift cards in one day and get it delivered to the organizations that need it? With a local event, started seven years ago called Feed The Bay, where churches, communities and local grocery stores work together to do something good. One of […]

Feed The Bay Event To Help The Needy

By Donna M. Rogers Based on the motto, “Together we can do more,” 14 churches in the Brandon area and two grocery store chains will join forces to combat hunger and poverty in a practical way. Due to the overwhelming basic needs of our community,

Welcome to the “I am Hope Cafe”

 The “I Am Hope Café” is finally a reality, and, now, the estimated 2,000 homeless in the Brandon area will have a permanent place to eat if they so choose. Thanks to the generosity of First Baptist Church of Mango, three unused classrooms were recently donated to the Greater Brandon Ecumenical Ministries, Inc. (GBEM), which […]