Food/Life Services

The Friendship Center offers several services that meet family and individuals’ physical needs in the community. 

Food Pantry 

 The Friendship Center will hold an Evening Food Pantry during our Family Game Nights from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Before receiving this food supplement program, each participant must attend the evening Financial Literacy Class, starting at 4:45 p.m. and beginning in January 2024; each participant must pay $3 to participate in our Pantry Ministry.


The Friendship Center offers a supplemental Food program to neighbors in the immediate area. No ID is required. Please go through our Clothing Closet. Pick up Diapers and Wipes and any toiletries you need.



Family Game Nights

Last Saturday of the month. Bingo Tournament ($2 per card) with monthly prizes starts at 4:00 pm. A free Family Dinner is from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm, and our Food Pantry ($3 per participant) will be open from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Noches de juegos familiares Último sábado del mes. El Torneo de Bingo ($2 por cartón) con premios mensuales comienza a las 4:00 pm. Una cena familiar gratuita es de 5:00 p. m. a 5:30 p. m., y nuestra despensa de alimentos ($3 por participante) estará abierta de 5:30 a 6:30 p. m.

Volunteer Opportunity:

Churches, small groups, or other volunteers cook and serve this meal for the community. Saturday Suppers offers an opportunity to share a meal and build relationships with the district. A brief devotional is always shared during dinner. The Center provides all utensils. Expect 35-50 individuals per meal.

Bingo Prizes- We need $5 gift cards and other small-priced gifts for Bingo.

**New 2024** Dates for Family Game Nights

January 27th

February 24th

March 30th

April 27th

May 25th

June 29th

July 27th

August 31st

September 28th


November 30th

December 14th



Family Thrift Store

Rules for Center’s Family Thrift Store

Each Participant donates $3. No refunds.  

No limit on clothes or shoes 

Appliances & Furniture are $5 each           

You must be 16 years or older to participate.   

Store Hours are Monday through Friday, 1 pm to 4 pm, and every Family Game Night from 4 to 6:30 pm.     

All proceeds help continue the Friendship Center’s services to the MLK Community. Thank you for participating.     


Reglas para la tienda de segunda mano familiar del centro

Cada participante dona $3. Sin reembolsos.

No hay límite de ropa ni zapatos.

Los electrodomésticos y muebles cuestan $5 cada uno.

Debes tener 16 años o más para participar.

El horario de la tienda es de lunes a viernes, de 1 p. m. a 4 p. m., y todas las noches de juegos familiares de 4 a 6:30 p. M.

Todos los ingresos ayudan a continuar los servicios del Centro de la Amistad a la comunidad MLK. Gracias por participate.