GET INVOLVED

Donate food

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Canned goods and non-perishable items are always welcome and needed. The food pantry exists because or your generosity.

Currently we are in special need of:

  • Canned corn
  • Kids' Cereal
  • Canned tomato products

Please check back each month

for updated needs.

Donations can be dropped off during the following hours: 

Monday  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Wednesday  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

HELP AT THE PANTRY

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  • Shop with a family on Wednesdays (morning or evenings)
  • Stock shelves
  • Pick up donated food
  • Load cars with groceries
  • Register families
  • Use your bilingual skills
  • Clean and paint

Work in the garden

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Like to work outside?

We have 19 raised garden beds. Depending on the time of year, you can help: 

  • Prepare beds
  • Plant
  • Harvest
  • Weed (always may be done at a convenient time for you.

SPECIAL EVENTS & Projects

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We participate in a variety of special events and projects. 

Click here to see photo galleries.

Upcoming events

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  • Check here for upcoming events
  • Once a month we partner with Fort Myers Christian Church on Winkler to fill bags with rice and beans. 

Donate money

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The Gladiolus Food Pantry relies entirely on donations of food and money from individuals, churches, communities, civic organizations, and businesses. We feel blessed by our supporters who reach out to help us offer assistance to so many.