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The HOPE Center collects, receives and distributes food and other non-food essential items to charitable agencies that assist people in need in Harford County. These beneficiaries include local senior living communities, food pantries, residential recovery programs and churches.

People
Matter
to God.

In 2021, The HOPE Center of Maryland distributed 201,703 pounds

of food & nonfood essentials to various beneficiaries in Harford County, Maryland. 

5,852 Volunteer hours     -     9,168 Grocery bags handed out     -     1213 individuals fed monthly

Hope Feeds

  • You can provide a family of four with (1) day of groceries for $25.

  • You can support a local seniors program with essential supplies such as laundry detergent, cleaning products and paper goods for $50.

  • You can provide food for students from local Title I schools in the community for $75

  • You can provide a family of four with (4) days of groceries for $100.

  • You can help a local pantry program fill their shelves with needed food items for $150.

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Our Mission

The mission of The HOPE Center of Maryland is to bring Hope to those in need within our community. Through collaborative efforts, we are collecting food and other essential staples and distributing these products to our network of community beneficiaries. Our efforts are providing these churches/programs/agencies the resources they need to optimally support the people they serve.  

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Help us stock the shelves!

Virtual Food Market

We are pleased to introduce our Virtual Food Market! From the comfort and safety of your home, you can help provide food to support our hunger relief efforts. The best part is we'll do the shopping for you!

This Month at The Hope Center...

Our Monthly Wishlist 

We can do the shopping for YOU! 
In lieu of monetary or actual food contributions, gift card donations from local retailers such as Aldi, ShopRite, Target or Walmart are welcome! You may drop off at our administrative office at 2843 Churchville Road, Churchville, MD 21028 or mail your gift card to this address.

Since February 2020, the HOPE Center of Maryland has received 415,992 pounds of food and non-food necessities. These items are delivered weekly to the many community programs and churches the HOPE Center of Maryland supports!

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Volunteers Packing Food

Host a Collection Drive

For more information, click here

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Who We Serve

For more information, click here

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As the cost of basic necessities continues to rise, individuals and families in Harford County are struggling to keep up. The situation

is particularly difficult for seniors, many of whom have limited resources and live on a fixed income. To help our elderly neighbors, the HOPE Center of Maryland is launching HANDS for HOPE.

 

HANDS for HOPE will expand on the “free shopping days” that The HOPE Center currently provides to residents of several senior housing facilities. These “shopping days” supply seniors’ with food supplies, as well as a chance for socialization. HANDS for HOPE will let us extend additional “free shopping days” to other senior housing in Harford County and add home delivery to home-bound seniors. We look forward to this exciting opportunity to provide food and hope to those in need!

We are so grateful for our Food Donors. Together we work to get food and other necessities to families and individuals in need.

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Upcoming Events

If you would like to volunteer at any of these community events, please contact Robert at robert@thehopecenterofmd.com or 443.787.9290 for more information.

Thursday, January 19 - Aberdeen Courts

  • Senior food giveaway

Wednesday, January 25 - Park View Bel Air

  • Senior food giveaway

Saturday, January 28 - Park View Abingdon

  • Senior food giveaway

Thursday, February 16 - Aberdeen Courts

  • Senior food giveaway

Wednesday, February 22 - Park View Bel Air

  • Senior food giveaway

Saturday, February 25 - Park View Abingdon

  • Senior Food Giveaway

Thursday, March 16 - Aberdeen Courts

  • Senior Food Giveaway

Wednesday, March 22 - Park View Bel Air

  • Senior Food Giveaway

Saturday, March 25 - Park View Abingdon

  • Senior Food Giveaway

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