Author: SMGW

  • Seabury Resources for Aging Recognizes SMGW Volunteers

    Our volunteers play a vital role in our mission, and in our community. On Wednesday, May 4th, Seabury Resources for Aging recognized not just one, but two SMGW volunteers for their exceptional service! Congratulations to Gloria Ducker and Mary Fromeyer!  Gloria Ducker is a veteran volunteer. She has served as Front Office Coordinator for seven…

  • St. Mary’s Lay Assistance Ministry Finds a New Home at SMGW’s Arlington Office

    St. Mary’s Lay Assistance Ministry Finds a New Home at SMGW’s Arlington Office

    On Wednesday, April 27, the Lay Assistance Ministry (LAM) of Saint Mary’s, Arlington, began meeting Neighbors in Need at the Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW), NOVA office. This new partnership has marvelous potential as SMGW works with Participants in the Next Step Program and STRIVE toward long-term, life-transforming goals, St Mary’s is a one-stop…

  • SMGW’s Arlington Office Gets a Facelift!

    SMGW’s Arlington Office Gets a Facelift!

    Our Arlington office looks brand new after repairs done by the Rebuilding Together Arlington team along with volunteers from St. Mary’s Arlington! 52 volunteers pitched in to make the day a great success! Repairs done included painting the porch ceiling and tailings, painting all wood trim around windows, fixing front screen door and kitchen floor,…

  • Do More 24 is on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Do More 24 is on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Did you know that 17% of district residents lack access to a computer? Think about everything you use your computer for- applying for jobs, updating your resume, accessing results from medical tests… now imagine if you had to commute to a library or even to the Samaritan Ministry office to complete these tasks. We’re making…

  • 2021 Results

    2021 Results

    2021 Results The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact the progress of our program, and program participants, in 2021. However, we remain steadfast in our adherence to all prevailing CDC and local-government COVID protocols, while striving to support participants to accomplish their goals. At the very outset of the pandemic, we took a stance that…

  • SMGW COVID-19 Guidelines

    SMGW COVID-19 Guidelines

    To keep our staff, participants, and community safe, the following guidelines will apply depending on reported spread of Covid-19. Before visiting any SMGW locations, please check our website to see which level applies. The current level will be updated as often as it changes, and can be found on the following pages: Come to our…

  • A Message from Executive Director, Rev. David B. Wolf

    As I reflect on the last calendar year, I am struck by how much we accomplished, despite the ongoing pandemic. I’m reminded of a word that I used often in the early days of the pandemic to describe our participants, volunteers and staff: resilient. They continue to be the very embodiment of the word –…

  • A Message from Board President, Joe Kolar

    Greetings! The gospel passage from Luke at the top of this Year-in-Review is one of my ‘go to’ lines when I’m describing to someone the essence of who we are at Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington. Giving a hand-up to those who are in need is what we are all about – it’s not just…