Support the Religious Coalition’s Beyond Shelter program
In 2019, The Religious Coalition purchased a vacant farmhouse at 7516 Hayward Road from the City of Frederick. This farmhouse will serve as the new home for the Emergency Family Shelter. With over 9,000 square feet, this property will allow a comprehensive, single-site shelter program, offering the stability that families experiencing homelessness need. Conveniently located, our new Emergency Family Shelter will provide temporary housing and supportive services to up to 50 of our neighbors in dire need every day of the week, around the clock. This will bolster our ability to meet needs as they arise.
Regional Deacon for Frederick County, Kathleen Smith-Jones, is spearheading an effort to raise $10,000 over the next two years for this purpose. She has signed a pledge for that amount in the name of the Episcopal Churches of Frederick County. We already have a $5,000 match and believe we have the resources to raise the other $5,000 over the next two years.