Give blood if you can as supplies are low.
Assist at community food banks as many of the typical volunteers are older and unable to assist right now.
New Thermometer Drive
The City of Alexandria would like at least 1,000 new thermometers to give out at COVID testing sites. Each thermometer should come in a zip lock bag and could include a note of encouragement for the household that receives it. Donations can be taken to the front porch of 2610 Terrett Avenue in Del Ray.
Prison letter-writing ministry
All visits and related activities are suspended in prisons across the country. In response, the Community of Saint Dysmas, a Lutheran congregation in the Maryland state correctional system, has started a letter writing ministry. Would you write a note to an inmate especially isolated from family and friends during this time?
- General expressions that you’re thinking and praying for them or encouraging Bible verses are great.
- Sign with first name only or your sibling in Christ.
- Mail to: CSD, 905 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228