Felicia’s Farm donates, free of charge, to other non-profits directly serving people in need. Our recipients include
- Casa Maria
- Casa San Juan
- Lend A Hand Senior Assistance
- Our Place Clubhouse
- Pascua Yaqui Tribe Pantry
and other organizations helping people experiencing homelessness, low income families, and others struggling to have enough food to eat. In tandem with these efforts, Felicia’s Farm also educates the community about urban farming. In an average year, over 1,000 volunteers and visitors come to the farm. Most come in service to their community and all learn about the hunger issue in Tucson, growing their own food, raising chickens, and sustainable farming techniques. Learn more below.
Casa Maria Soup Kitchen. Director Brian Flagg stated the Felicia’s Farm donations are a huge help. Produce goes in family food bags and in the soup served on site. Eggs are hard boiled and given in the take away lunch bags (clients often ask if there is an egg in their lunch bag). Casa Maria serves between 500 and 800 people each day.
Casa San Juan. Our produce and eggs go into Family bags that are distributed to up to 80-150 families twice a month.
Lend A Hand Senior Assistance. Lend A Hand helps seniors and people with disabilities stay in their homes by providing various services in 12 central neighborhoods. Felicia’s Farm donates some of the produce that goes out twice a month in 110 grocery bags to those needing assistance.
Our Place Clubhouse. Our Place Clubhouse provides a community of mutual support for adults in mental health recovery. Felicia’s Farm provides produce and eggs to help empower individuals with serious mental illness who are also experiencing food insecurity.