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About Our Work

Christian Community Outreach

Christian Community Outreach (CCO) in Henderson County is a special ministry created to respond with dignity and concern to persons whose urgent needs for food, housing and medicine are not being met. EST. 1986

  • Who – Henderson Christian Community Outreach
  • What – Faith Based 501C3 Agency
  • When – Food Pantry open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and the 3rd Saturday of the month 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday EVERY month – Senior Service Day (300 Senior Citizens receive a box of food through this USDAprogram)
  • Bank On Henderson Budgeting Class (required before funding)
  • Where – 700 Green Street – Food Pantry & Senior Service Day
  • HCCO serves Henderson County Families. Our clients must show a CURRENT Henderson County I.D. on each visit.
  • Henderson County Extension Office Healthy Choices Cooking Classes are offered at HCCO three to four times per year.

Our Goals and Structure (SO much more than food)

Senior Service Day – This once a month USDA program provides 300 Henderson County Senior Citizens meeting income requirement with a generous food box. The 2nd Tuesday of every month a truck from Evansville arrives at Approximately 20 passionate, jovial volunteers begin a fury of activity assembling boxes. Pick up time on the 2nd Tuesday of the month is Noon – 2:00. Seniors may also pick up the next morning 8:30 – 10:30. Housing Authority’s Rachel Jackson picks up and delivers 50+ food boxes to her residents.

A group of volunteers from First Christian Church pick up 50+ food boxes to deliver to Redbanks Towers and Redbanks Regency. A group of volunteers from First Baptist Church pick up and deliver 30+ food boxes to St. Joseph and Pleasant Point Apartments. An extremely busy day! Rewarding, Heart Wrenching, Joyous are also words to describe this day!

Food Pantry – HCCO opens door for food pantry days at 8:45. Our maximum clients in a two hour period are 40. HCCO has a growing list of compassionate faith filled volunteers who share their time with us. A volunteer staff of 12-15 is needed daily for front desk, interviews, food pantry assistance and carry out.

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