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Outreach

Holy Family is active in outreach to not only our local community, but also the larger community.  Parishioners give of their time, talent, and treasure to a variety of organizations and projects through out the year.  Below is a list of these projects and organizations which in many cases links you to the organization's website or offer contact information.  Holy Family has a few in house initiatives which are also listed.  If you are interested in helping in Holy Family's outreach efforts, click here to find out how you can help.

  • Birthright and CARE Net provide support for pregnant woman and their families.  
  • Middletown Food Bank offers food to those in need.  Contact Jackie Cavell at 301-371-4886 with any questions.
  • Middletown Valley People Helping People provides a variety of support and programs to help people in the Middletown area including rides to doctors appointments and financial assistance.  See their website for more information.  
  • Religious Coalition for Emergency Needs provides assistance to those in financial need.
  • St. Vincent DePaul Society supports persons in financial need.  Contact the Frederick office for assistance and/or to learn more about what they offer (301-662-4676).
  • Prison Ministry - Holy Family's ministry is growing.  Mark and Robin Bevington are coordinating these efforts.  Contact the parish office for contact information.
  • Affordable Housing - Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County and Interfaith Housing
  • Haiti Project - Partnership with St. Martha Parish in Marmalade, Haiti
  • Helping Hands is a program where Holy Family collects specific items for families in need.  The items are given as Christmas presents to the families.
  • Weekend Food Backpack Program - This program provides food for the weekend to children who receive free or reduced priced lunches in the Middletown High School feeder area. Our parish participates wih other area churches by collecting a specific food item each month throughout the year according to the schedule that is linked. A basket is located outside the parish office and is available at the Faith Formation classes as well . This “Backpack Project” basket is in addition to the regular Middletown Food Bank basket that will continue. Additionally, gifts cards may be purchased and given to Deacon George in support of this effort. Our high school youth assist with the actual packing of the items for distribution.  Contact Caroline Rohr, Youth Minister, to help.