Welcome to Citrus United Basket
Citrus United Basket, Inc. (C.U.B.) is a 501(c) 3, non-profit organization. C.U.B. was created in 1978 to assist Citrus County families facing temporary hardship. Born of an idea, C.U.B. has successfully fulfilled its mission for over 35 years.
What We Do
Annually provide food to over 25,000 individuals, financial assistance to over 2,200 and material assistance to over 6,000 people; Provide Christmas Dinner to 1,500 families and distributes Christmas toys to over 2,000 children; Assist individuals entering the work place by providing appropriate clothing and interview guidance; Offer encouragement to people who find themselves without employment, have suffered abuse, or just need help during a crisis; Work with and collaborate with other agencies in an effort to provide for the needs of families; C.U.B. annually has been able to return 88 cents of every dollar received back to the community in direct assistance.
Our thrift store offers an assortment of clothing, household items and furniture at a nominal cost. There is no charge for children's clothing. Daily sales from our thrift store are used to purchase food for our food pantry.
C.U.B. solely provides traditional Christmas Dinner to over 1,500 Citrus County households.
Toys For Tots
We provide Christmas toys to approximately 2,000 children. In addition, we maintain a Birthday closet with Birthday gifts and cakes during the year.