Christian Charities, Inc., in addition to Backpack Blessings, operates several other programs. These include:
Thanksgiving Turkeys: Provided as part of the Rock Solid Ministries family frozen dinner program.
Annual Men's Communion Breakfast: Heldat 7:00 AM on the Wednesday prior to Easter. Annual location is rotated among area churches.
Milkman Runs: Leftover lunch food and milk from community schools is picked up weekly and distributed to shelters and community food pantries.
Food Rescue Program: Leftover food from area restaurants, Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Pizza Hut, is collected weekly and used by the Circle U Help Center soup kitchen.
Emergency Meal Program: For elementary school children in Wayne County, if they ask their Community In Schools (C.I.S.) representative for help with food for their dinner, they are given a MRE (Meals Ready to Eat). It is as simple as that. This program is available for the 2020-2021 school year at schools that partner with
Freezer Equipment: COVID-19 has created greater food insecurities in our communities and Christian Charities has partnered with local food pantries to assist in the storage of frozen and refrigerated product. We provide freezers, a refrigeration trailer and a freezer straight truck on assignment at the Circle U Help Center and the Gateway Hunger Relief Center.