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"To do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success." - Henry Ford

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Volunteer With Us!

The HOPE Center of Maryland volunteers are the heart of our mission as we assist those with various needs in Harford County. We greatly appreciate the support of individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations within the community. There are opportunities at The Storehouse (the food distribution center). We are open to you creating your own project. Be creative! Your commitment and time are of great value to us.

All volunteer positions require an orientation and a volunteer application. Please note that volunteers under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.


To volunteer please complete the Volunteer Application provided on the website. 

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The Storehouse (Food Distribution Center) Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers (individuals or small groups of 3) may sort, repackage and batch donation boxes for our beneficiaries. Organize and restock shelves. In addition, we are also in need of drivers to collect and deliver donations.

Collection Drive
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Sponsor a
"Help Us... Help Others" 
Collection Drive

Most of the families and individuals we serve are on a limited income. Buying basic necessities can put a burden on their already stretched budget. Coordinating a collection drive is an excellent way to help those in need in Harford and Cecil Counties. With minimal planning, collection drives can be organized for your school, church, club, civic organization, or even your own neighborhood, – Any time of the year. You can browse our printable “Needs List” on the website for what is often needed. 

Gloria's Groceries

The HOPE Center of Maryland is grateful for its many donors and we would like to spotlight the Evans family who has been generously contributing to the Center since December 2020.  Glen, Karen and their adult children decided that in lieu of exchanging gifts that Christmas, they wanted to help people in the community and choose to do a grocery bag project to benefit the HOPE Center.  They named their project "Gloria's Groceries" in honor of Glen's mother... (Read more...)

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Glen & Karen Evans

Other Volunteer Opportunities

These opportunities are available:

  • Be a HOPE Center prayer partner.

  • Host a fundraiser.

  • Perform administrative clerical tasks.

  • Take part in a “special events” planning committee.

  • Be a part of the Advisory Council.

We greatly appreciate all those who volunteer. We would not be able to provide these much-needed services without you!

For more information, please contact Robert Meza, Executive Director at 

or 443.787.9290.

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