Supplies for Migrants

Help stock the DC Welcome Centers for migrants bused to DC from the border.

With the lifting of Title 42, hundreds of migrants will be coming to DC every week. Congregations, including St. Mark’s, and the Migrant Solidarity Mutual Aid Network (MSMAN) are partnering […]

Jobs Available at Samaritan Ministry — Tell Your Friends!

May 6, 2023

Samaritan Ministry has three full-time, paid positions available. Two are for Lead Caseworkers, who work one-on-one with program participants to help them map out their “Next Steps” towards employment, education, […]

Help Prepare Apartments for Refugees


Join in one Saturday a month to help move furnishings, reconstruct beds, hang pictures, or set up smart TVs to set up apartments for refugees.

Afghan Refugee Update

January 6, 2023

Thank you to all the volunteers and donors who support our work with Afghan refugees. The Stanikzais are doing well as we look for pre-school for the two boys. ESL […]

The Afghan Steering Committee Seeks Tutors for Afghan Children

A volunteer opportunity

Children arriving in the US speaking no English have the advantage of attending public school. But usually there are minimal additional English classes and they struggle to understand instruction and […]

Pen Pals Needed!

...“a shining star in my darkness of times.”

Interfaith Action for Human Rights is seeking volunteers interested in corresponding with pen pals in federal, DC, and Maryland prisons.

Update on our Afghan family – the Stanikzais, Bilal & Benafsha & their young sons

June 3, 2022

A baby girl is expected in October. The Stanikzis are doing exceptionally well on Lutheran Social Services’ goal for refugees to self-sustain after six months. Bilal, who speaks excellent English, […]

Thank you! Everyone Home DC’s Back to School Initiative

August 13, 2021

Many thanks to those who contributed to Everyone Home DC’s drive to provide their clients gift cards for purchasing school supplies for their children. With St Mark’s support, they met […]

Thank You from The Good Neighbors and the Diaper Bank

June 18, 2021

The Good Neighbors and the Diaper Bank want to convey our appreciation for the generous donations given on June 5. Both groups were overwhelmed by the abundance of toiletries and […]