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Reach of Washington County is a faith-based, non-profit organization birthed in 1990 when a group of compassionate people agreed to make themselves available 24 hours a day for emergencies such as motel placements for homeless families, food, prescription medication and more.

We have come a long way since those humble beginnings. We now partner with the faith community to operate a year-round Day Resource Center where county residents facing housing crises or having other urgent needs can come for resources, referrals and a listening ear. With the help of local faith groups and more than 1000 volunteers we run a Cold Weather Shelter for homeless adults complete with case management to help clients move from homelessness to self sufficiency. And the original 24-Hour Crisis program continues to address urgent housing needs that arise after our normal office hours.

For more details about each of these programs,click on the green “Our Services” tab above.

3rd Annual Running Event

Runners, mark your calendars for our 3rd annual Reach the Finish Line running event Sunday at 2pm April 5, 2015. 5K, 10K and Half Marathon courses start and end at Family Recreation Park in Boonsboro MD. Racine MultiSports will provide chip timing for all distances.

New this year! Registration fee will be waived for any runner that collects $100 in donations for Reach. Donation collection forms will be made available on our event website which will go live in early January.

Reach News

  1. Daily Shelter Stats and Needs

    Daily Shelter Stats and Needs

    Attendance 11/23 - 48 (38 men, 10 women). Supply Needs: hand soap refills, cereal, socks, Clorox wipes, Lysol, deodorant, paper...
  2. You Shop…Amazon Gives

    You Shop…Amazon Gives

    Purchase shelter supplies using Amazon Smile and Amazon will contribute .5% of your purchases to Reach....
  3. Save the Date!

    Save the Date!

    Sunday, April 12, is the date for our next running event. Watch for the link to...

 

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