Looking for ways to help your community during the COVID-19 crisis? We are conducting the following activities while doing our best to comply with safe practices and social distancing guidelines.
Please only participate in these activities if you feel comfortable doing so. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, or have high-risk health conditions, dry cough, fever over 100.3 F., shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or new loss of taste or smell, please do not participate. If desired, ministry leads and volunteers may request a copy of our Mission Activity Health Procedures During COVID-19 Crisis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donate New and Gently Used Children's Books: Fri. Apr. 16, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Glen Mar will collect children's books on Fri., Apr. 16, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Books for prekindergarten children through third grade are especially welcome. The collection will in Glen Mar's parking lot (4701 New Cut Road, Ellicott City). Children's books will be given to families who attend Glen Mar's Pantry on the Go events.
Volunteer for Pantry on the Go Event: Fri. Apr. 16
In partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, a Pantry on the Go event will be held on Fri., Apr. 16 in Glen Mar's parking lot. This event will provide families in need with free produce. Volunteers are needed. The first volunteer shift will be 3:30 - 5 p.m. and the second volunteer shift will work 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. To volunteer, email email@example.com. The event will run from 4 - 6 p.m..
Serving others in my community has been incredibly rewarding. It reminds me of all the good in the world! - M.M.
Non-Perishable Food Collection: Fridays Apr. 23, Apr. 30, May 7, May 14, May 21, and May 28, 4 - 6 p.m.
The food collection will take place in the ELC parking lot on those dates. Please see the flyer for a list of suggested items. The food will be distributed to several local non-profit organizations that directly work with those in our local community in need.
Help Baltimore Students With Their Education
The College and Career Prep program would love donations of computers and money to purchase hard drives and software to help youth in Baltimore with their education.
Donated money will be used to buy hard drives and software needed to rehab surplus donated computers and new ones if there are sufficient funds.
Send a check made out to Glen Mar Church/College and Career Prep to Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Mask-Making Efforts for Those in Need
Glen Mar continues to make homemade face masks to help those in need. Kits containing ready-to-sew materials can be provided to those who wish to sew. Help with ironing is needed from those who do not sew. To help out or get more information, please see below or contact email@example.com. Donations of mask-making supplies are needed. Please see below for a list.
NOTE: If you feel unwell or think you have been exposed to COVID-19, please do not handle the mask materials. While we are not delivering a sterile product, we want to do all we can to protect the recipients.
SAFETY NOTICE: Do not leave a young child unattended with a mask.
Drop-off and pick-up is available on our coordinator's porch. Hand sanitizer or wipes are provided. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get her address.
- Use 100% pre-washed woven cotton
- Use non-shiny ribbon/fabric head ties
- Thread, any color
- Elastic – Up to ½ inch through ¼ inch or narrower
- Grosgrain ribbon (1/4-, 3/8-, ½-, or 5/8-inch wide)
- Pipe cleaners or chenille stems
Additional Opportunities to Serve
If you are interested in donating food, household supplies, or grocery gift cards to these families, Adrienne is willing to deliver them to the families we serve. Limited pick-up is available or you may order online and have the items delivered to Adrienne's house. Please email Adrienne at email@example.com to make arrangements.
Please visit www.daycenter.org for a list of needs and days/times to drop off. NOTE: No clothing donations are being accepted at this time. Please see their home page for COVID-19 updates.
Contact our Mission Board
Do you have questions, or know of another opportunity? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth & Mission Trip participants: Please find our Volunteer Forms here.