DONATE TODAY TO SUPPORT LOCAL EMERGENCY SHELTERS & RELIEF PROGRAMS!

Interested in giving to a specific Emergency Shelter or Relief Program? Click on the organization's name below to skip ahead to their giving spotlight on this page...

- Alan P. Linton, Jr. Emergency Adult Shelter
Brunswick Ecumenical Assistance Committee On Needs (BEACON)
- The Emergency Family Shelter (for adults with children)
- Glade Valley Community Services
- Middletown Valley People Helping People (MVPHP)
- The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs

- Seton Center Inc.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP) - St. Teresa of Calcutta Conference




 

 
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BEACON is a non-profit, ecumenical body, established primarily to provide food and emergency financial assistance to those in need. To include providing for the social, physical and emotional needs of the most vulnerable citizens of the Greater Brunswick Community. BEACON relies on generous donations from supporters like you to fund their community programs including the Brunswick Food Bank and the Emergency Relief Fund providing rental assistance, security deposits, utility bills, and needs for local school children. To learn more about BEACON click their logo above to be redirected to their website home page.

Make an immediate impact to BEACON by clicking 'BEACON Donate Now' to be redirected to their online donation page. Under the 'Would you like to designate your gift?' heading select 'Yes'. A new selection box will appear to it's right. Select 'If Yes, where?' and under that heading you can then select one of the following BEACON community programs to donate to:

  • BEACON General Fund (school supply drive, Thanksgiving & Christmas assistance to name a few)

  • Brunswick Food Bank

  • Emergency Relief Fund

  • Other (if you select this option another selection box will appear below for you to type in your specific designation)

 

Donations made via PayPal

 

Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to BEACON at the following address:

BEACON
7 S Maryland Ave.
Brunswick, MD 21716

If you wish to support an individual program please note it's title in the memo section of your check.

 

 

Glade Valley Community Services

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS

Glade Valley Community Services (GVCS) is a local non-profit organization founded in 2004 to meet the needs of families and individuals in the Walkersville High School feeder district, which includes Union Bridge, Keymar, Ladiesburg, Mt. Pleasant, Woodsboro and Walkersville through the coordination of donations of time, talent, money and other resources. To learn more about GVCS click their logo above to be redirected to their website home page.

 

GVCS relies on generous donations from supporters like you to fund their community programs including the Back-to-School Project, Emergency Relief Fund, Glade Valley Food Bank, Holiday Toy Shoppe, and Educational Assistance Fund. 

Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to Glade Valley Community Services at the following address:

GVCS

P.O. Box 655 

Walkersville, MD 21793

If you wish to support an individual program please note it's title in the memo section of your check.

 

The mission of Middletown Valley People Helping People (MVPHP) is to develop and support programs that benefit the citizens of the Middletown Valley area. We serve residents of all ages that live in Braddock Heights, Middletown, Myersville, Wolfsville, and other local communities.

 

Programs that MVPHP provide and/or support:

  • Provides drivers for medical appointments

  • Coordinates holiday assistance

  • Contributes to local school supply drive

  • Supports exercise class for 50+

  • Support local senior citizens group

  • Provides drivers for the local Meals on Wheels

  • Provides emergency financial assistance

  • Provides referrals to other agencies

To learn more about MVPHP click on their logo above to be redirected to their website homepage.

 

MVPHP relies on generous donations from supporters like you to fund their community programs.

Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to MVPHP at the following address:

 

MVPHP

P.O. Box 477

Middletown, MD 21769

 
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The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs has been the leading provider of emergency shelter and supporting services in Frederick County, Maryland since 1981. They offer the County’s only two emergency shelter programs, provide healthcare, dental, and energy assistance to people and families in need, and work to prevent homelessness from becoming a reality. To learn more about The Religious Coalition click on their logo above to be redirected to their website home page.

The Alan P. Linton, Jr. Emergency Shelter is an 88-bed facility that offers homeless adults a safe place to sleep, shower, and receive laundry assistance.  The shelter is the largest in Frederick County and is open 365 days a year.  They provide case management for residents so that they may set up a plan to find secure housing.

The Emergency Family Shelter provides a place of stability for families experiencing hardships due to homelessness and poverty. Their goal is to keep families together and return them to permanent housing.

 

In addition to their emergency shelters and supporting services, each year The Religious Coalition hosts a School Supply Drive and Christmas Assistance Program supporting over 300 children of families facing poverty in local communities. 

Make an immediate impact to The Religious Coalition by clicking 'RC Donate Now' to be redirected to their online donation page. Under the 'I Wish to Support' heading, you can then select one of the following programs to donate to:

  • Where the need is Greatest

  • Alan P. Linton, Jr Emergency Adult Shelter

  • Emergency Family Shelter (for families with children)

  • Homeless Prevention Services (security deposit assistance, eviction prevention, energy assistance)

  • Beyond Shelter Campaign (funds the new home for the Emergency Family Shelter)

  • Dental Assistance

  • Prescription Assistance

  • Energy Assistance

Accepts both Credit Card and Direct Debit Donations.​

If you would like to donate much needed supply items to ship directly to the Linton Shelter or the Emergency Family Shelter, please click on the Amazon images below to be redirected to their Wish List. When you go through the check out process, Amazon will prompt you to select a shipping address; the Religious Coalition address will automatically be listed under 'other addresses' as part of selecting some of their supply need registry items.

 Linton Shelter                                         Family Shelter

Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to The Religious Coalition at the following address:

The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs
27 Degrange St.
Frederick, MD 21701

If you wish to support an individual program please note it's title in the memo section of your check.

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The Seton Outreach Center serves residents of Northern Frederick County, Maryland. They provide emergency financial assistance when necessary, their goal is to help build bridges out of poverty by offering programs that will educate, empower, and encourage moving forward to a better, sustainable life. To learn more about the Seton Center click on their logo above to be redirected to their website home page.

A few of Seton's Outreach Programs: 

 

  • DePaul Dental program which works with area dentists and oral surgeons to provide adult dental services at reduced rates. Clients are interviewed for eligibility and services are provided to residents of northern Frederick County.

  • Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World (GA) is an internationally recognized, 16-20 week program known for its interactive small group format. Getting Ahead helps individuals impacted by poverty to build their resources needed for a better life.

 

The Outreach Office also Provides:

  • Short-term assistance with basic needs such as utilities or clothing

  • Information and referrals

  • Medical appointment transportation cost assistance

  • Case management

  • Job search support and skills training

  • Financial literacy and budgeting skills training

 

Click 'SC Donate Now' to be redirected to their online donation page. Under the 'Apply My Donation To' heading, you can then select one of the following Seton community programs to donate to:

  • DePaul Dental Program

  • Getting Ahead

  • Greatest Need (if an assistance request is urgent and of higher cost; for example, potentially life threatening medical cost)

  • Immediate Assistance (if an assistance request is urgent and needs met same day)

 

Accepts Credit Card Donations.​ 

 

Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to The Seton Center at the following address:

Seton Center Inc.

226 E. Lincoln Ave.

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

If you wish to support an individual program please note it's title in the memo section of your check.

 
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SOCIETY of ST. VINCENT de PAUL

ST. TERESA of CALCUTTA CONFERENCE

SVDP - St. Teresa of Calcutta Conference is an emergency financial assistance program whose mission is to provide those facing eviction, utilities cut off, need for security deposit assistance, need for prescriptions, and other financial crisis within the Brunswick, Jefferson, and Middletown Valley communities. 

SVDP - St. Teresa of Calcutta Conference relies heavily on the generous donations of supporters like you to fund their emergency relief program. Tax deductible donations can be made via check payable to: 

 

SVDP - St. Teresa of Calcutta Conference

P.O. Box 9

Brunswick, MD 21716

To learn more about the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Teresa of Calcutta Conference please contact 240-439-3932 or click their logo above to be redirected to the National Council's website home page.