How will you help? Take your pick!

  • Help Afghan refugees. Go to LIRS to make a donation for food, shelter and supplies: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service | LIRS (or mail to LIRS PO Box 17467 Baltimore, MD 21297-1467). Also Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area is working on resettlement. More information and donation information can be found here: Help SIV Afghan Allies (lssnca.org)
  • MAKE SANDWICHES (AND CASSEROLES) FOR MANNA HOUSE – drop off sandwiches the second Friday of the month at Second Presbyterian between 11 am – 1 pm. or drop off casseroles the third Friday.
  • PICK UP FOOD FOR MANNA HOUSE – Manna House needs more drivers to pick up food at 4pm at MOMs organic market in Lutherville/Timonium (20 W. Ridgely Rd.) on both Tuesdays and Fridays. You would be expected to help load your car, drive to Manna House (435 E. 25th St.) and help unload items at Manna House. If you can help an occasional Tuesday or Friday, please email the church.
  • BAG GROCERIES for GEDCO CARES. You can also MAKE T-shirt bags which are needed for groceries. (These can be dropped off at Second Presbyterian.)
  • GIVE TO CLINTON STREET COMMUNITY CENTER – They are purchasing two buildings to expand the Highlandtown Preschool to include 2 year old classes in order to provide quality, affordable education. It will also provide space for Spanish-speaking pastors or interns to live and work in the community. You can donate or make a commitment to the project at http://www.breathofgodlc.org/howtohelp
  • VOLUNTEER AT GEDCO: 1) Every third Wednesday of each month, volunteers are needed to walk around Stadium Place and deliver food boxes to residents. To sign up for one or multiple days, email Wanda Carter: wcarter@gedco.org. 2) CARES is seeking virtual job search mentors! CARES provides an individualized job assistance program that supports people in securing and retaining employment. Job search members who volunteer will work one-on-one with clients (Online/Zoom) to create resumes and cover letters, conduct internet job searches and submit applications. This position is open on Tuesdays or Fridays. 3) CARES is also in need of food pantry volunteer workers to help distribute food and receive donations on Monday or Saturday mornings. To volunteer with CARES, please contact Rachael Neill: rneill@gedco.org or call 410-532-7117.
  • GIVE TO GEDCO! Open Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am – 12 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm. They need: cereal, soup, spaghetti sauce, canned veggies, rice, pasta, and produce. Take items to 5502 York Road Baltimore 21212 (behind St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church).
  • SUPPORT LOCAL FARMS as they giving to our neighbors through Baltimore Farm to Stoop Project! Check out their fb page here.
  • HELP MAKE MEALS FOR FAMILIES by giving to the Mera Kitchen Collective.
  • GIVE NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS to Amazing Grace. They usually feed 20-35 families per week. They are presently serving over 600 families. Please give peanut butter, tuna, canned chicken. You can make a donation at the First English Giving link.
  • GIVE GROCERY CARDS to help hungry students.
  • SUPPORT LUTHERAN CAMPUS MINISTRY OUTREACH during this stressful time.
  • DONATE TO LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF and help those in developing countries.
  • WRITE LETTERS for the Community of St. Dysmas Prison Ministry. DOC parameters include…generic expressions of thinking and praying for the person. Feel free to include encouraging Bible verses and prayers. Please sign with your first name only. Write only on plain white paper or lined paper, using blue or black ink. No color imprinting or information that could be used to locate or identify you. You may include simple drawings in blue or black ink. Mail prisoner letters to the Community of St. Dysmas: 905 Frederick Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228.

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