Below are the descriptions of five (5) Washington D.C based organizations that were identified as being aligned with the engaging vision of St. Paul’s. Each organization provides an opportunity to serve the greater community, while lifting the mission of St. Paul’s in using gifts and resources to respond to the spiritual, social, and human needs of our parish and community. Please review the brief description of each organization; and if so moved, to make a contribution that will allow St. Paul’s to support one of the ministries listed below.
Capital Area Food Bank - Most of the food provided goes to the community through a network of more than 450 nonprofit partners. Food is distributed straight to those being served in a neighborhood where people are in need. Our direct distribution programs include: Afterschool meals for kids, Monthly groceries for seniors, Mobile markets and monthly pop-up markets for families and Large scale emergency food aid when needed. Learn more about Capital Area Food Bank here
The National Re-entry Network for Returning Citizens - Helps and assists the formerly incarcerated and imprisoned to become productive members of society and their communities. The Network was formed after introducing the men and women to spiritual principles and an alternative way to resolve issues. Many of the people who make up the Network experience personal growth, family reunification, job retention, entrepreneurship, and getting involved in community and criminal justice reform. Learn more about National Re-entry Network here
Rock Creek Conservancy - Rock Creek Conservancy exists to restore Rock Creek and its parklands as a natural oasis for all people to appreciate and protect. It is the only organization dedicated solely to Rock Creek and its parks working through a combination of education and advocacy. Learn more about Rock Creek Conservancy here
Walker School for Boys - The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys is a tuition-free Episcopal school for boys from traditionally underserved communities. It nurtures the spiritual, intellectual, social-emotional, artistic and physical development of its students in a Christian community of learners that welcomes boys of all faiths and beliefs. Learn more about Walker School for Boys here
Washington School for Girls – An all-scholarship, independent, Catholic Day School educating girls in grades 3-8. Located in Ward 8 and serving the surrounding communities, the school provides an excellent academic program in a supportive environment which engages families and the community in the social, emotional, and spiritual growth of its students and graduates. Learn more for Washington School for Girls here