Coachella Valley Families Need Our Help
“The mission of Galilee Center is to fulfill the needs of the underprivileged and disadvantaged by providing food, clothing and other basic needs and to affirm their dignity with love, compassion and respect.”
At Galilee Center, we are deeply grateful to have the ability to help those with the greatest needs in the community. Our main program, successfully operating for more than 8 years, is our food basket distribution every Thursday. We now provide over 350,000 meals annually to local families, as well as many other services.
With the help of the community we are able to do so much good. Thank you for sharing your blessings!
Coachella Valley’s official housing shelter for asylum seekers reaches full capacity
COACHELLA, Calif. – The Valley’s official housing shelter for asylum seekers reached full capacity Monday morning. A retreat center at Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church in Coachella can house up to 105 refugees, but on Monday, church leaders had to open halls and classrooms to accomodate an additional 100 refugees. Father Guy Wilson calls it a crisis. Full Story
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Shelter
For the first time farmworkers can have a place to stay overnight at the new Our Lady of Guadalupe Shelter opened at Galilee Center in December 2017.
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Help make a difference in the lives of low income families in the Eastern Coachella Valley by offering families a hand-up and help them become self-sufficient and transform their lives with dignity and compassion.
In addition to cash donations, Galilee Center also benefits from ongoing donations of food and household items. See a list of items that are needed on an ongoing and seasonal basis.
He oído cosas muy buenas sobre el centro, de algunos de los trabajadores. Dios los bendiga a usted ya sus compañeros de trabajo.
I have heard very good things about the center, from some of the workers. God bless you and your co-workers.
Dios los bendiga para k sigan a delante y creciendo cada día más.
God bless you, keep you moving forward and growing every day.
Me párese muy bien toda la ayuda k se ofrece para el k lo necesita. Felicidades.
All the help that they offer here is very good and necessary. Congratulations.
Galilee Center has helped people with food baskets, clothing, rental & utility assistance, backpacks, holiday food baskets, blankets, and much more.
|Total Number of People Served||50,060|
|Number of Adults||22,794|
|Number of Seniors 55+||4,739|
|Number of Children||22,526|
|Number of Homebound||200|
|Number of Food Baskets||12,515|
|Infant Services (Diapers & Formula)||685|
|Utility Assistance LiHeap/Water||118|
|Office Calls, Walk-ins & Referrals||46,232|
|Number of Active Volunteers||2,060|
|Total Volunteer Hours||4,128|
|School Backpacks for Children||957|
|Epiphany Shoes and Socks||1,250|
Galilee Center does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.