What We Do

We prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty by responding to the emergency needs of the citizens of Frederick County.

We coordinate donations of time, talent, money, food and other resources to meet the urgent needs of people of Frederick County.

The Coalition works toward a more just and compassionate society.

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What's Happening

Upcoming Event

Giving Tuesday


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 • ALL DAY

Upcoming Event

It’s A Wonderful Life


Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 3:00 pm or 7:00 pm Showing

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with Frank Capra’s all-time holiday classic.  This is a free community event.  Reserve your General Admission Seats by calling the Weinberg Center for the Art or Click Here
 

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2018 Annual Campaign & Giving Opportunities


Download the 2018 Annual Campaign Newsletter Here
Together we can make this holiday brighter and bring love, hope, peace, and goodwill to all.  Gratitude grows when it is shared.
 

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The Religious Coalition Videos


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Making A Difference

Since 1981, the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs has been providing Frederick County residents neighbors in need with emergency shelter and emergency financial assistance for homeless prevention, healthcare and food.

The Religious Coalition is the leading provider of emergency shelter for homeless adults and families and the point of entry for homeless prevention in Frederick County. We are the leading provider of emergency financial assistance outside of the local government.

 The Coalition partners with the community in conducting food drives, encouraging volunteerism and advocate for support for those in need of shelter, food and healthcare. Please join us in making a difference in Frederick County.

Food Banks

1,329

Families, each month, rely on the services of our affiliated local food banks to feed their family.

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Emergency Shelter

272

Homeless adults were provided emergency shelter at the Alan P. Linton, Jr., Emergency Shelter.

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Healthcare

306

Individuals with chronic health conditions were provided life-saving prescriptions.

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