The 2023 Change Agent Award

The Samaritan Ministry Change Agent Award is given quarterly and annually to any SMGW staff member – paid or volunteer, full-time or part-time – who gives exceptional service above and beyond their “regular duties.” Since one of our core values is “participating in one other’s transformation” this award invites staff to name individuals who stands out over the particular period …

The Merging of Ministries

At our last Partner Council meeting of 2022 on Nov. 29, we the Council officially approved the merger of Southeast Ministry (SEM) with  Samaritan Ministry. This means several things: First and foremost, it means that SEM students are now Samaritan Ministry participants!  Second, it means that the work of SEM is now our work at SMGW.  Third, it means that …

ENN Community Walk

Join Samaritan Ministry and Partners on Saturday, June 25th for a community walk to support the Samaritan Ministry Empower our Neighbors in Need Campaign. We will meet in the Courtyard at St. Columba’s (4201 Albemarle St NW) and walk a short distance to Washington National Cathedral, where we will have light refreshments and a closing prayer.

ENN 2022 In-Kind List

Items can be dropped off at our Northwest Office To receive a tax receipt for your in-kind donation, fill out our form here. Want to make an impact every time you shop? Use Amazon Smile and select Samaritan Ministry, and a portion of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to Samaritan Ministry! Gift Cards Giant ($25) Always Needed …

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, building an invisible “draft stopper” …

2021 Results

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 …

Looking Back: 2021 Holiday Season Recap

The Holiday Gift Card Drive was a huge success, donations exceeded expectations! Because of this we were able to increase the gift card amount given to our participants from $25 to $50 at Thanksgiving and $25 to $75 at Christmas. Children received a $25 gift card as well. In total, we distributed $12,975 in gift cards to 192 Participants and …

Giving Tuesday

Thank you for your support on Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is an annual day-long giving event. It’s a day to promote and support your favorite organizations, and to learn about new ones! “Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street …