Supported in part by the City of Gainesville, Alachua County, and your donations.

3055 NE 28th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32609

Holiday Initiatives


We are hoping you can make this holiday season bright for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. We have a variety of ways for you or your organization to get involved. Check them out and click here to download the Holiday Initiatives flyer

Care Kits

Create individual bags containing basic hygiene products, and deliver them assembled to GRACE on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday between 10am-6pm. Visit for more information or contact Amy Abuqawod at [email protected] or call 352.792.0800 x119. 

Individual Holiday Meals

For $20 per meal, you will be providing full course meals to former guests of GRACE who are now housed and receiving case management services. These meals will be prepared in our Café, then individually portioned and hand delivered to folks in their homes during the holidays. Your partnership covers the cost of the meal, plates, plasticware, and staff time. Visit for more information or contact JT at
352.792.0800 x131 or [email protected] 

Blanket & Coat Drive

Donate your new or lightly used blankets and coats to people experiencing homelessness in our community. Drop them off at GRACE on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday between 10am-6pm or contact Amy Abuqawod at [email protected] or call 352.792.0800 x119 to schedule a pick-up of your items.

Housewarming Parties

Help provide basic move-in items for folks in our community who just moved into housing and make coming home feel like an occasion! Purchase the items and pack them up, or make a donation to GRACE and we will take care of the rest. Visit for more information or contact JT at 352.792.0800 x131 or [email protected] 


Lauren Poe
Mayor, Gainesville, FL
"They're doing remarkable work and changing the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people."
Dr. Bernie Machen
President Emeritus, UF
"GRACE's early success represents a truly remarkable launch of a much-needed community resource."


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