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Community Care

FFCC is about connecting our community to be a help and an encouragement to each other. FFCC reaches over 490 local families in need, each month with food resources. Because of this relationship, we are often made aware of a special need that a family or individual in our community may have. We will share these needs with you here and in our bi-monthly newsletter and if you are able to help please respond. 

Contact Becky Palenske for more information or to respond to a need ffccsdlocal@gmail.com

Current 'Community Care' Needs: (updated 09-19-19)

Diapers in size 5 and size 6 are requested by 3 different local families.

Very gently used baby items needed for a newborn coming in a few months to a Rancho Bernardo family. Items in nearly new condition would be appreciated.

FFCC is collecting clean, empty egg cartons this week (for 12 &/or 18 eggs) that were donated by Rocking R Family Farm.

Also needed are some clean brown paper grocery bags with handles for our food pantry.

Please drop off your paper bags, egg cartons, diapers or baby items to:

Dream Dinners,12218 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064 

Contact ffccsdlocal@gmail.com for other delivery locations. 

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Holiday Giving- Adopt-A-Family

If you would like to support a family in need at Christmas time here in the North County area, FFCC would love to work with you.  The scope of support can range from providing Walmart or Target gift cards to providing Christmas gifts of clothing/shoes and other items that the family would request anonymously. It is a wonderful opportunity for our community to be a blessing and encouragement to others. For details contact Becky Palenske at ffccsdlocal@gmail.com.  Holiday-Giving deadline is December 15, 2018. 

A Letter of Gratitude from a local Mom  

Dear Families,
I wanted to share with you how much your generosity is appreciated during the holiday season. As a parent, you want to be able to provide for your child. I can’t tell you how hard it was on my pride to find myself in the situation of struggling just to have basic needs meet. Then you add on holidays and instead of joy, it feels like the breaking pointRead more

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