This coming Friday we are distributing chickens to families in need. Please contact me if you want more information.
With many families in need here is a list of available resources:
- United Way 2-1-1 Helpline (All Baltimore Resources):
- Baltimore County Warming Centers and Freezing Weather Shelters:https://www.gov/Agencies/health/resources/cold.html
- BGE Community Resource Guide 2020-2021:https://www.bge.com/MyAccount/CustomerSupport/Documents/CommunityResourceGuipdf
- Community Assistance Network (CAN) Food Pantry, Shelter, Case Management:https://www.org/
- Salvation Army, Family Services:
814 Light Street, Baltimore, MD, 21230 (410-783-2920) Countless assistance programs and referrals are offered. Among them food vouchers for families in need. Free toys at Christmas, the Angel Tree program, Adopt a Family, and more. https://www.com/html/salvation_army_maryland_financ.html
- CCBC Benefit Eligibility Specialists: Provide free screening and application assistance for a variety of benefits, including: Food Supplement Assistance (SNAP), Energy/Utility Assistance and information about many other community resources. Call or email to connect with a Benefit Eligibility Specialist.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 443-840-4122
Baltimore Free Holiday Assistance (Includes toys, clothing, Christmas baskets, holiday meals, utility and housing assistance:
- Maryland Food Bank Locater:
https://mdfoodbank.org/find-food/page/3/?gmw_post=partner_locations&gmw_address%5B0%5D=21228&gmw_dist ance=25&gmw_units=imperial&gmw_form=1&gmw_per_page=10&gmw_lat=39.272477 1&gmw_lng=-76.74519499999997&gmw_px=pt&action=gmw_post
- First Baptist Church Soup Kitchen: 525 N. Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205 Soup kitchen and other holiday assistance is offered. (410-732-8457)
- Moveable Feast: 901 N. Milton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205
Christmas meal to those who live with HIV, cancer, renal disease, cardiovascular disease or other life-threatening conditions.
- Project Harvest:
Provides gift cards to those who need help purchasing groceries for their holiday meal. Sign up begins around November 1st and is on a first-come, first-served basis. You must call between 10am – 3pm, Tuesday through Friday, to be placed on the list.
Call for services: (410-752-6123)
- I Can’t, We Can: 432 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21215
Meals, toys, clothing, winter hats, and other items are passed out at Christmas
Toy Assistance/Christmas Baskets:
- Toys for Tots: Individuals must submit an application to request toys by clicking a link on the website. Applications are being accepted beginning 10/15/20 https://www.org/request_toys/apply-for-toys.aspx
- Community Action Center: Several locations around the city and county. Free Christmas, Thanksgiving, and holiday food baskets for the entire family. 3411 Bank Street, Baltimore MD, 21224 (410-545-6518); 5225 York Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212 (410-396-6084); 606 Cherry Hill Road, Baltimore, MD, 21225 (410-545-0900)
- Providence Baptist Church Emergency Food: 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21217. Holiday gift baskets, toys, hot meals, and other assistance is offered. Programs available at Thanksgiving and Christmas. (410-523-7000)
- Ray of Hope Baptist Church: 3000 Parkside Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21214 Christmas baskets and meals are offered. (410-563-2278)
- A Mother’s Cry – Christmas Gathering: 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21205 Support for mothers who have lost a child to violence. Free hams and other Christmas
goods may be provided. (443-760-8453)
- Homestead UMC Service Center: 1500 Gorsuch Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218 Harvey of Plenty will provide free food baskets to individuals/families who are eligible for entitlement benefits. (410-243-4419)
- Bea Gaddy Family Center: 425 N. Chester St. Baltimore, MD 21231
To register, you must walk into the office between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday through Friday. You’ll need Maryland ID and your children’s birth certificates. Registration begins September 1st and continues until the list is filled!
- New Psalmist Baptist Church: Food baskets and toys for children ages 18 and under. Eligible families must reside in Baltimore City or County. You must have at least one child or one senior (age 60+) or one dependent/disabled adult in the home to qualify. Call 211 to be screened for eligibility and registration for this program