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Dec 21 2018

Christmas Bingo! Everyone was a winner at this year's Christmas Open House Party at our office in Arlington on December 12. It was a packed house as participants, volunteers and staff all gathered to celebrate the season and be in fellowship with each other. St. Alban's, Annandale (an SMGW Partner Parish) provided in-person hospitality with sweets, punch, and wings galore!

Dec 10 2018

Our Northwest party was December 8 at Christ Lutheran Church. What a celebration it was with participants, guests, volunteers and staff all joining in the festivities. St. Frances, Great Falls brought the hospitality of food and cheer as they set and served a buffet of treats for everyone. They also brought the gifts and managed Santa's shop where participants with children aged up to 12 are able to shop (for free) from among new donated toys, while participants received donated gift cards for children 13-17. Participants without children receive gifts cards.

Dec 07 2018

Next Step participants from the Anacostia and Skyland offices, guests and volunteers welcomed Santa when he visited our Southeast DC Christmas Party on December 1. More than 90 participants and children received gifts provided by Samaritan Ministry Partners and individual donors. Our thanks to all our volunteers including those from St. Timothy's, St. Philip's and All Souls Episcopal Churches for making the party such a great success. Thank you Raw Element for joining us and your fantastic dancing!

Nov 14 2018

What a fun and successful evening at this year’s Gala on Saturday, November 3 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. Our awardees were Michael Anthony Hood-Bey who received the Outstanding Achievement Award, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church which received the Outstanding Partner Award, and Tom Bauder who received the Compassionate Samaritan Award.

Sep 26 2018

The largest Empower The Homeless (ETH) Campaign event yet happened Saturday, September 22, 2018 with six Partners working together to make it such a success! Rain dominated the week, but on the day the sun cooperated and there was cheer and excitement as around 50 community and Episcopal parish members from Church of the Ascension, Silver Spring; Grace Church, Silver Spring; Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Silver Spring; Church of Our Saviour, Silver Spring; Christ Church, Kensington, and; St.

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Mar 16 2018

On Thursday, March 15, more than 340 guests joined Samaritan Ministry at the National Press Club for our 12th annual Next Step Breakfast. Thanks to the hard work of many, it was, to quote Rev. Ann Moczydlowski (Partner Organizer for Maryland), "energetic but not frantic - passionate and practical!" Together, we raised more than $180,000 (and counting!) to empower our neighbors who are battling unemployment, homelessness, and poverty, to take measurable next steps to build a better future for themselves.

Feb 09 2018

On Thursday, February 8, Mr. Colby King and Mrs. Gwen King graciously welcomed Samaritan Ministry and our wonderful major donors into their home for an inspirational evening.

Jan 30 2018

Our Annual Partner meeting, held January 23 at our wonderful host St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Arlington, VA), was an opportunity to kick-off the new year with a wrap-up of the past year, and recognize the good work done, and to prepare for the good work ahead of us.