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News from Community Ministries of Rockville

Each year CMR provides gifts and holiday meals for the vulnerable in Montgomery County by participating in the Montgomery County Holiday Giving Program. This month we expect to provide gifts for more than 250 children and dinner baskets for 100 families. You can help.

Read all about it in the Washingtonian...

The December issue of the Washingtonian includes an insert from the Catalogue of Philanthropy offering advice on "How to Give" ...we are so proud to be inlcuded on the list of charities featured in that insert and in an article on "How to Make a Difference".

Leann Sherman, Program Director for CMR's Elderly Ministries Program, has been appointed to serve on the Human Services Advisory Committee for the City of Rockville. Leann will be sworn in on November 3, 2014 at City Hall and will serve until November 2017.

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The Mansfield Kaseman Health Clinic of Community Ministries of Rockville is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Neil Spiegel as Medical Director for the Clinic.

To shine the light on homelessness and to show off our newest House, CMR will host our “Walk Home with CMR” on Sunday, October 19. Join the community at 2 pm at Living Faith Lutheran Church for a 3/4 mile walk to Rockland House. Say hi to our Event Chair and longtime board member, Stephanie Wright. Take a tour of the house, enjoy some refreshments, meet our CMR family, and stroll back to Living Faith Lutheran Church through the lovely Twinbrook neighborhood and Rockcrest Park. This Walk supports both Jefferson and Rockland Houses and all are encouraged to participate.

Some of our Fall Volunteer Opportunities are listed below. For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please go to our Volunteer page.

  • Manna Food Delivery Person - once a month for 3-6 clients

  • Help an Elderly Client Downsize and organize their living space - 1-2 day commitment

  • Help an Elderly Client maintain their property with lawnmowing and leaf collection - 2-3 times per month throughout the Fall

CMR is pleased to announce our selection for the 2014/2015 Catalogue of Philanthropy out of a field of 200 applicants. Community Ministries of Rockville is recognized as "one of the best small charities in Greater Washington."