• Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Clothing
  • Household Items
  • Sports Items
  • Books
  • Jewelry
  • Toys
  • Tools
  • Fresh Produce
  • Baked Goods
  • Meat & Poultry
  • Food in Cans
    Boxes &
    Plastic Jars
  • Help with Rent
  • Help with Utilities
  • Help with Photo IDs
  • Medical Equipment

Contact Us

6751 W. Gulf To Lake Hwy.
Crystal River, FL 34429

Office Phone: (352) 795-8668

Fax: (352) 795-8848

Email: DaystarLife1@gmail.com

The Thrift Store, Food Pantry and Social Services Office are open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays, Thanksgiving Day weekend, Good Friday, the week of July 4th, and the weeks including Christmas and New Year's Day.

Clients must arrive at our Social Services Office with required documentation before 12:30 p.m. for clothing and before 1:30 p.m. for food.

Schedule an appointment when seeking financial assistance for rent or mortgage, or for electric or water.  Call (352) 795-8668 ext. 1 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.  All required documents must be in hand at the time of the appointment.

We are located on the east side of State Road 44 just south of the junction with County Road 486, directly across from Publix in Crystal River.


Pastoral Director:

The Rev. Ryszard Stradomski

Executive Director:

AnnMarie Anzalone Briercheck

Assistant Director/Thrift Store Manager: Martin Vandersommen

Office Administrator/Volunteer Coordinator: Beverly Isabelle

Food Pantry Manager: Nancy Whittemore

Office Assistant: Mona Jorif

Truck Driver: David Schenck


Advisory Board

Chairperson: Leo Gannon — St. Scholastica

Vice Chairperson: Ron Kornatowski — St. Scholastica

Recording Secretary: Anthony Kopka — St. Paul PNCC


Michael Asher  — St. Thomas

John Conroy — St. Benedict

Les Magyar — Our Lady of Grace

Norma Morciglio — St. Benedict

Bob Morris — First Presbyterian of Inverness

Bill Spahr — St. Benedict

Paul Vervoort — St. Benedict

Nancy Whittemore — Our Lady of Grace