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  • A Motivational Moment at St. Andrew’s Lower School
    Partnership is a core value here at Samaritan Ministry, we all have something to gain when we join together. This was very apparent at our recent virtual visit to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Lower School, where Executive Director David B. Wolf and Participant Ben Morgan came to speak to the students about how to stay motivated in life and how Samaritan Ministry helps people like …
  • Thanksgiving Comes Early at NOVA, Northwest, and Anacostia!
    Thanksgiving came early on Wednesday, November 17, for the Participants and members of the NOVA team. The bags were filled and prepared by Jane Bishop and Susan Weinbeck on Tuesday.  Since gratitude is the root of joy, it was joyful! Looking into the bag, Willie exclaimed: “I LOVE stuffing!” When told that Nancy Calvert has made the festive pumpkin ties, Angela bustled …
  • 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 …
  • 35th Anniversary Gala
    Missed the Gala or want to watch it again? The recording is available below. On Saturday, November 6th our Gala was streamed live for the second time, but this year there was a fun twist! Several of our Partner Churches and some individuals hosted watch parties where people gathered in safe numbers to enjoy the Gala together. Counting both the watch party attendees and online viewers, there …
  • Tri-Parish Community walk: Empowering our Neighbors in need!
  • March On for Voting Rights!
    By Louise McCormick As a rural New Yorker by upbringing, the culture shock of coming to Washington, DC initially blew me away. For such a small area, Washington DC is remarkably passionate about telling and building our nation’s history and progress, with good reason– they are the home of our nation’s president, home to our national monuments, and home to …
  • Christmas and Kwanzaa in July
    Last Friday, Jane Bishop, the Lead Caseworker in our Arlington location, hosted a Christmas / Kwanzaa in July event for current and potential participants. It was a huge success as Jane and her team provided food, toiletries and COVID supplies (i.e. masks, hand sanitizer, etc.) to more than 35 participants and potential participants.