Organization Profile

Metropolitan Ministries


For over 35 years, Metropolitan Ministries has served poor, homeless, and at-risk men, women, and children in the Tampa Bay region through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency as an expression of the ongoing ministry of Jesus Christ. The Ministries has gone from a single room food pantry, to one of America's most effective and innovative caregivers. Serving 100-150 families daily through Outreach and Prevention Services, the Ministries remains committed to breaking the cycle of poverty today, tomorrow and always. The facilities include Uplift U residential housing, a residence day care, an elementary school, adult training opportunities, a full-service kitchen that prepares more than 2,000 meals per day 7 days a week, and a thrift store that is open 5 days a week to provide clothing for those in need and to the general public.

Hunger & Homelessness
Low-income Communities
2001 N. Florida Avenue;;, Tampa, FL, 33602

United Way HandsOn Suncoast, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33609