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St. Elizabeth Food Pantry at 66700 Pierson Blvd., Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 US - ABOUT US

ABOUT US


St. Elizabeth of Hungary  Food Pantry is operated by the Parish of St. Elizabeth of Hungary as a component of its Social Concerns Ministries. We the Gospel  mandate in  Matthew chapter 25 : " For I was hungry and you gave me food I was thirsty and you gave me drink."  Our outreach to our needy brothers and sisters is our parish way of putting in concrete our Diocesan Vision statement of  " Impacting  our families, neighborhood and society with the Gospel so that people's lives are filled with hope." Our inspiration  in this ministry is our patron saint, St. Elizabeth of Hungary , who used her position of power in giving food to the hungry and caring for the poor. We minister to all regardless of their belief or religious affiliation. 


On a weekly basis, Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Food Pantry provides food and other hygiene essentials to between 200 and 250 underserved families in Desert Hot Springs, North Palm Springs, Thousand Palms, and Whitewater. We have been a positive force in food insecurity prevention in the community for over 25 years. We have a Board of Directors that make the decision  and we operate under the guidance and supervision of the Pastor.

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Food Pantry is recognized as a community  organization that understands the food and basic  hygiene needs of low income families, the elderly, the unemployed, the underemployed, the disabled , and the homeless. We especially want to make sure that at-risk children have food on the table.

As a 501c non profit organization* we rely on grants and donations to fund our food program. In addition to the food program, we are totally responsible for the maintenance, repairs, and upkeep of the Food Pantry Building.

All donations to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Food Pantry are TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Donations should be made payable to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Food Pantry.

* St. Elizabeth of Hungary Food Pantry/Outreach Center is a ministry of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Desert  Hot Springs and a unit of the Diocese of San Bernardino which is an exempt corporation. The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Bernardino, A Corporation Sole, Fedral I.D. # 95-3293901, state of California I.D. # 910-1176-7. This institution is listed in the Official Catholic Directory and is exempt under Section 501c (3) of the Internal revenue Code as a member of group exemption under 928. 




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