Thanks for you donation to The Hunger Fund!

The Hunger Fund Committee provides grants to support organizations within the Diocese that work to alleviate hunger in our community.   Grants through the Hunger Fund range from $750 to $5000 Here’s a partial list of how the Hunger Fund has been put to work.  

Food Pantries, Food Banks, and Food Distribution programs

Run by member congregations

  1. Christ Church Port Tobacco Parish Food Pantry, La Plata, Maryland - Provides food assistance in Charles County via their Food Pantry, and provides a hearty meal at the Hughesville Shelter every 5th Friday.
  2. Joe’s Place of Christ Church, Old Durham Parish, Nanjemoy, Maryland - Provides three days worth of groceries to families in the economically struggling Nanjemoy area.
  3. St. Philip the Evangelist, SE, Washington, DC, www.stphilipanacostia.org/  - Provides an emergency food distribution center that is open two days per week.

Run by other organizations

  1. First National Baptist Church of Southeast, Washington, DC - Provides multiple services, including groceries, to the homeless and destitute primarily in Ward 7.
  2. Mid-County United Ministries/Captain Joseph A. Mattingly Food Pantry, Wheaton, Maryland - Provides bags of groceries to low income individuals and families in the Wheaton area.
  3. Reaching the World Community Development, Washington, DC - Provides food baskets for the homeless and hungry in Wards 7 and 8 and Prince George’s County.
  4. Wayside Food Bank, Swan Point,  Maryland - Provides bags a three-day supply of food to hungry families in the Cobb Neck area.
  5. We Are Family Senior Outreach Network, Washington, DC,  - www.wearefamilydc.org/ - Provides grocery bags to isolated low-income seniors in the Columbia Heights/Park View and North Capitol/Shaw neighborhoods.

Feeding Programs

Run by member congregations

  1. Charlie’s Place at St. Margaret’s, Washington, DC, charliesplacedc.org - Provides a wide range of services, including a hot breakfast Tuesdays through Fridays
  2. Kwanzaa Kitchen, Washington, DC, www.stgeorgesdc.org - Provides breakfast every other Saturday throughout the year to disadvantaged clients in the LeDroit Park area of northwest Washington
  3. Loaves and Fishes at St. Stephen & the Incarnation, Washington, DC,  -www.loavesandfishesdc.org  - Provides a hot meal at noon on Saturday, Sundays and most federal holidays to the homeless and working poor in the area
  4. St. Columba’s Water Ministry, Washington, DC, www.columba.org - Provides services , including meals, 4 days a week, September through May
  5. St. Michael and All Angels Community Dinner, Adelphi, Maryland, www.stmichaeladelphi.org  - Provides a monthly meal and groceries to the needy in the Adelphi area
  6. Welcome Table, Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, www.epiphanydc.org  - Provides a hot breakfast every Sunday morning to mostly homeless and disadvantaged people in downtown Washington

Run by other organizations

  1. Miriam’s Kitchen, Washington, DC, miriamskitchen.org  - Provides an array of services, including meals, to the homeless in the area
  2. Shepherd’s Table, Silver Spring, Maryland, www.shepherdstable.org  - Provides an array of services, including dinner every evening of the year
  3. Thrive, DC, Washington, DC, thrivedc.org - Provides a hot meal at twice daily five days a week as well as groceries
  4. Central Union Mission, Washington, DC, www.missiondc.org  - Provides a wide array of services to the homeless and working poor in Washington, DC, including meals