COVID-19 INFORMATION

We're here to help during this crisis. Our overnight homeless shelter and food services are still open during this time. If you come to The Hope Center for assistance we do ask that you use the provided hand sanitizer and follow all health criteria to keep yourself and others safe INCLUDING WEARING A MASK IN ALL BUILDINGS. Failure to abide by rules established to protect others during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in expulsion from the property. We're all in this together.

 

We will continue to update this page with any new information about how we're responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. To talk to someone immediately please call 301.739.1165.

UPDATE!!! EFFECTIVE START DATE 6/1/20

OUR HAGERSTOWN THRIFT STORE, DONATION CENTER AND CHAMBERSBURG THRIFT STORE ARE REOPEN!!! For the safety of our staff and guests we are reopening with adjusted hours and new safety guidelines in place. To learn about our REOPENING please click this link:

COVID-19 Related Information

FOOD DONATIONS

We will continue to serve daily community meals as well as offer food assistance to people in need during this crisis. With that being said, food donations are extremely important and incredibly helpful at this time. If you would like to donate food please drop it off at our Administrative Office (Admin Office info listed below) or order online to have it delivered (online order info below)

This is a list of various food items we need or use regularly in both our kitchen and food bank program. Please help spread the word to your family & friends and also on social media.

DONATION FOOD LIST

  • Peanut butter (16oz jars)

  • Jelly/jam

  • Sugar

  • Soups

  • Canned meats (tuna, salmon, chicken, etc.)

  • Spaghettios or similar canned products

  • Fresh fruit

  • Salads or lettuce and items for salads

  • Salad dressing

  • Cereal

  • Mac & Cheese boxed dinners

  • Pasta

  • Marinara or other pasta appropriate sauces

ONLINE ORDERING

If donating food by shopping online is a better option for you then by all means do it! To have the food delivered please use our street address:

125 N. Prospect St

Hagerstown, MD 21740

If you prefer Amazon as your online retailer then please consider shopping through AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the charitable shopping site for Amazon. If you have an Amazon account you can easily sign in to AmazonSmile just like Amazon. When given the chance to select your charitable organization please select 'The Hope Center Hagerstown'. Then start shopping! Amazon will donate portion of your purchase to The Hope Center! It's a win/win!! Every time you shop Amazon be sure to use AmazonSmile. Click the tab below to go to AmazonSmile and start shopping.

OTHER DONATION INFO

Our donation drop off (at The Hope Center) is open effective 5/18/20! Our Donation Truck is operating for furniture pick up only. Click the link below to get all up-to-date info about our Donation Center Reopening including new hours and safety protocols.

DONATIONS

Your financial donation is a HUGE help to The Hope Center. Now that both of our Thrift Stores are closed during this crisis your financial gift is a much needed boost to our operation. Listed below the ways that you can give financially. Again, we appreciate your donation so much!

WAYS TO FINANCIALLY DONATE

Online: to safely donate online please click this tab:

Mail: to send check via USPS please mail to:

P.O. Box 685

Hagerstown, MD 21741

In person: to drop off in person at our Administrative Office please do so during business hours (listed below). If those hours are a problem please call us or email us to arrange something else.

THANK YOU!

VOLUNTEERING

While we've cancelled some of our non-essential programs & activities, we still are open to help the homeless and hungry in our area. We need volunteers to help in many different ways around The Hope Center. If you are healthy and able to give some time to help us please email us or call us immediately (contact info below).

We are currently in need of volunteers for our Donation Center (sorting room). We offer flexible hours during the week & a safe environment to work. Please call 301.739.1165 if interested in volunteering in our sorting facility.

Since safety is a top priority during this time everyone on our property is required to wear a mask at all times in our buildings. Thank you.

VOUCHER PROGRAM

EFFECTIVE 6/8/20

Our voucher program is restarting on Monday, June 8th, 2020! review new guidelines on graphic. Thank you.

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CONTACT INFO

Phone: 301.739.1165

Email: info@hagerstownhopecenter.com

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 685,  21741

Shipping Address: 125 N. Prospect St, 21740

Parking Lot: 215 W. Church St

HOURS INFO

Office hours are open and operating on normal schedule

Administrative Office:

M - F 8:15am - 4pm

(closed 11:30am - 12:15pm for lunch)

Soup Line*: M - F: doors open 12pm & close at 12:30pm

Weekend & Holidays: doors open at 12:45pm and close at 1:15pm

Evening Chapel/Meal*: 7pm daily

Overnight Shelter: 5pm daily check in           

*Soup Line & Evening Chapel/Meal will temporarily meet in Trinity Center until further notice

We realize that these are difficult times and many people are worried about jobs, bills, and other things and we want to help where we can. Feeding yourself or your family shouldn't cause extra stress so we are offering food bag assistance to any individual or family in need. Just call our office during business hours to schedule an appointment to pick up a food bag. It's that simple. Read the graphic to get all the details and call us to schedule an appointment time. 

Call us: 301.739.1165

Mon - Fri 8:15 - 11:30am & 12:15 - 4pm

ADDRESS
TALK TO US

PHYSICAL:

125 N. Prospect St.

Hagerstown, MD 21740

PARKING LOT (for GPS):

215 W. Church Street

Hagerstown, MD 21740

 

MAILING:

P.O. Box 685

Hagerstown, MD 21741

O F F I C E  H O U R S

Mon - Fri 8:15am - 4pm

Office is closed daily from 11:30am - 12:15pm

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