Habitat for Humanity
Every week people at Mountain are involved in serving throughout the community in a variety of ways. Whether skilled or less-than-skilled, you can make a huge impact in the lives of people near you. Are you ready to get involved and serve in your community? We have a lot of opportunities to get started.
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Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna (HHS) is an ecumenical Christian housing organization that builds and repairs homes in partnership with qualifying families. Habitat is a well-respected organization world-wide that has a tremendous ministry right here in Harford County working to eliminate substandard housing. They are driven by God’s love to create home ownership opportunities by building, renovating, and repairing homes. Mountain has been involved in several Habitat builds in the community.
- Constructing homes
- Planning specials events
- Mentoring families
- Fundraising with families
For more info on serving opportunities, email John Lanigan or call 410-638-443 ext. 3.
Harford Family House
Harford Family House helps homeless families help themselves. They are unique in Harford County in that they specifically serve homeless families, keeping the family unit intact as they navigate through transitional housing. They have several apartments in Aberdeen in which the families live while they are a part of the program.
- Sponsoring a family by offering them encouragement
- Donating basic household supplies
- Repairing and renovating apartments
- Leading programs for families
- Joining the event planning committee
- Picking up donations
To get involved at Harford Family House, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome One Emergency Shelter
23rd & 24th of each month @ 4:30 PM
The Welcome One Emergency Shelter is the only full-service emergency homeless shelter in Harford County. Welcome One is a night-shelter with 33 beds: 27 for men, 6 for women.
- Preparing and serving dinner for 40 people
- Packing bagged lunch for the residents
- Socializing and encouraging the residents
- Planning social activities such as bingo, games or Bible studies
23rd & 24th of each month @ 4:30–9 PM
1221-C Brass Mill Road, Belcamp, Maryland 21017
For more info and detailed guidelines, or to schedule your small group to serve at Welcome One, please call Dan or Carol Bennett at 410-937-6141.
Anna’s House offers transitional and permanent housing for homeless women and their children in Harford County. Families are provided with a safe environment in which to live and offered counseling, career and life skills training, and employment assistance. Women are able to find refuge in a quiet place to live while sorting out life’s difficulties as they move toward independence.
- Mentoring women
- Mentoring children
- Driving those without transportation
- Clerical support
- Painting & cleaning
- Building support
For more info about how to get involved, email Cindy Hanley or call 410-803-2130.
Peaceful Waters is a faith-based, transitional housing program for women recovering from substance abuse. They assist women coming from other recovery programs, hospitalization, incarceration, homelessness, or other referral sources. Peaceful Waters offers holistic ministry, providing a caring and supportive structure in which women grow spiritually, emotionally, and physically. They are embraced with the love of Christ, become active within their community, are linked to a place of worship, and learn to be supportive of their family.
- Sponsoring any part of a woman’s $1,000 admission fee (this permits her to begin the program and be supported until she is able to support herself through employment)
- Mentoring and encouraging women
- Sorting donations
For more info, email Debbie Blackwell or call 410-671-5777.