250 food boxes were filled, purchased and delivered to area churches, food banks and shelters over the holidays.
Your generous donations enabled us to donate to the following organizations:
Safe Streets (40 boxes donated) – Safe Street is a non-profit organization that offers healthy alternatives to violence and a hopeful future to the city’s youth. Safe Street has partnered with other organizations and community members to bring neighborhoods and individuals together and keep crime off the streets. This organization has different programs on leadership and development and helps build skills among youth and adults through community involvement projects. www.safest.org
My Sister’s Place (40 boxes donated) – My Sister’s Place is a non-profit agency helping women and their children from domestic violence. The agency is committed to providing shelter for families in need. The programs consist of emergency shelter, transitional housing, and the region’s only transitional housing for immigrant victims of violence, the Emergency Services Center, and a 24-hour crisis hotline. www.mysistersplacedc.org/index.html
Moveable Feast (40 boxes donated) – Moveable Feast provides food and other services for people with HIV/ AIDS and other life-threatening conditions. They offer different meal plan options and counseling from highly trained dietitians. The transportation program that they offer makes it easier for the people in need to get to their medical appointments, counseling sessions, or activities while keeping a sense of independence. The vision of Moveable Feast is FEED people FIGHT disease FOSTER hope www.mfeast.org
Other organizations that received food boxes:
- St. Gregory The Great Church
- Maryland Coalition of Families
- PennMar Organization
Thank you to all that helped in serving our local community during the holidays!