Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
140 NE 1st Street,
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Phone: 561-278-0424
CROS’ programs include seven emergency Food Pantries; The Caring Kitchen, a hot meal and social services program; Summer Camps, an After School Snack Program; Nutrition in a Knapsack; and Gleaning. All services are provided without regard to race, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
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What a great 2018 #DayofAction! Thank you Office Depot, United Way of Palm Beach County, and Emerging Leaders Society for making up 250 hygiene kits for us and other kits for others! Great job!!

Thank you Town of Palm Beach United Way and United Way Worldwide for advocating for SNAP and defending the program from potential cuts that would take away food from children, seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans. #fightinghungertogether! #fightagainsthunger!

Thank you Town of Palm Beach United Way and United Way Worldwide for advocating for SNAP and defending the program from potential cuts that would take away food from children, seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans. #fightinghungertogether! #fightagainsthunger!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY! We are accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Food Pantries through July 6, 2018. For job details and application requirements, visit https://tinyurl.com/crosjobs2018.

Look where Ruth Mathare Mageria, CROS' Executive Director was today! 88.1 WAY-FM - South Florida! Thank you, David Wolf for inviting Ruth to the studio to talk about CROS Ministries and the ways in which we serve the hungry in our community. She also enjoyed her gift - a Zach Williams CD featuring one of my favorite songs "Chain Breaker"!

Have you heard? It is Mango Gleaning Season at CROS! We glean mangoes every Saturday morning at 8:45 am and some weekdays through July at Solid Waste Authority's mango grove in Lantana. Thank you United Way of Palm Beach County for helping to organize yesterday's event! For more information about mango gleaning, contact kcutshall@crosministries.org. #fightinghungertogether

Thank you Delray Medical Center and Alliance of Delray for collecting boxes of cereal, enough for over 7,000 servings!! Great pictures too! #HealthyOverHungerCerealDrive #fightinghungertogether

Three cheers for our warehouse volunteer, Larry Johnson! We nominated him for Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach and Treasure Coast's Prime Time Awards Volunteer of the Year Award. Thank you Larry for your service to the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties! #fightinghungertogether

Today we reflect on those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country and our freedom. #MemorialDay2018

Thank you Glenn Freytag, Lynn Freytag, and others for taking great pictures last Saturday during the Letter Carriers Food Drive 2018. We received 20,829 pounds of food on 23 pallets from our two post office locations in Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped us out on Tuesday too! #fightinghungertogether!

Want to make a difference in the lives of kids and have fun while doing it? We need two (2) interns between 19-30 years of age (by 8/31/18) to help us run our summer camp program. The program starts the last week of May and goes until early August. This is a paid internship and housing is available. Interested? You need to apply through the 2018 STEP (Summer Transformation Education Program) Mission Internship. Click on this link -http://crosministries.org/content/docs/SummerIntern2018application(fillable).pdf for the application and contact Emily Zarzycki at emilyz@crosministries.org for more information. CROS Camp is a nine-week summer day camp program for children, who have completed kindergarten and just finished 8th grade, living in Title I zip codes (neighborhoods receiving federal funding for schools where at least 40% of the students are from families with low incomes) in Boynton Beach and Lake Worth.

Yesterday, Miss Emily, our Camp Director, accepted a Certificate of Appreciation from our CROS Camp Community Partner, Canal Point Elementary School. We are grateful for your partnership too! #communitycollaboration!

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