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Thank You for Taking Your Step Along the Way
November 02, 2015

A peek into our 2015 Fall Gala and Auction!

Empower the Homeless 2015: Community Walk on May 30th
June 15, 2015

      Saturday, May 30th brought together a group of individuals fiercely devoted to change. Some with signs in hand and all with dedication in their hearts, approximately forty people, eight partner parishes, and even four loyal dogs came together for the Empower the Homeless Community Walk.

HIRE DC Job Announcement
March 30, 2015

HIRE DC is currently looking for a Database System Administrator. If in you're interested click the link below for job description.

Participants and Volunteers Celebrate Christmas Parties in SE, NW and NOVA
December 02, 2014

Partner parishes and schools mobilized to provide three wonderful Christmas celebrations at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Southeast, Christ Lutheran Church in Northwest and Trinity Episcopal Church in northern Virginia.

We All Need Support!
October 16, 2014

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington is getting ready to launch a monthly support group for those who are infected and afftected with HIV/AIDS in the greater Washington area. Please click here to find out more!

Nicholas Adamo and Gazi Rashid
Health Literacy Initiative
April 16, 2014

The topic was "Getting to Know Your Health". The first session emphasized the importance of asking your doctor questions and being prepared before the office visit. There was a great discussion around medication.

The facilitators in the photo are Nicholas Adamo and Gazi Rashid, students from NIH in Maryland.

Emergency Action to House DC's Vunerable
February 03, 2014

As a result of the unrelenting near-constant polar vortex filled winter, the D.C. shelters are struggling to keep up with the demand, with is compounded by the insufficient supply of affordable housing within the District. In an unprecedented move, the local government is placing families in hotels in MD and on the floors of recreational facilities.

Emergency meeting at the 2014 EDOW Convention
Emergency Action to House DC's Vunerable
February 03, 2014

At the 2014 Episcopal Diocese of Washington Convention an informal emergency meeting was held focusing on the District's critical shortage of emergency shelter for the homeless.

2013 Next Step Breakfast Participant Testimony
June 03, 2013

During our annual Next Step Breakfast, on May 22 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Ken Harris, Next Step Program participant, shared his testimony of life change. He spoke of how he lost himself, but through his time at Samaritan Ministry and his dedication to his goals, he experienced true transformation. For more information on our Next Step Program, please visit our Next Step Program page. The the text of his speech is below. 

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