• 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
  • Non-Narcotic Prescriptions
  • 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, Good Friday, the week of July 4th, and the week before Christmas through New Year's Day.

Clients must arrive at our Social Services Office with required documentation before 11 a.m. for clothing or financial assistance and before 1:30 p.m. for food.

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:

Anthony D. Kopka

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: Bill Fischer — St. Scholastica

Vice Chairperson: Ron Kornatowski — St. Scholastica

Recording Secretary:  Norma Morciglio — St. Benedict


Michael Asher  — St. Benedict

John Conroy — St. Benedict

Vera Eddy — St. Benedict

Jim Louque — Our Lady of Grace

Les Magyar — Our Lady of Grace

John Mazzone — St. Scholastica

Bob Morris — First Presbyterian of Inverness

Ray Perkins — St. Scholastica

Mike Sturm — St. Benedict