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Local Missions

Food for Students: Each month, volunteers discreetly provide packed, healthy weekend meals, drinks, and snacks to students who receive free or reduced-price meals during school days. Currently we offer this help to Woodley Hills Elementary School and the Fairfax County Food For Neighbors program.

Ventures in Community:  Unites the diverse faith communities of Southeast Fairfax County to advocate for and serve those less fortunate and in need.

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services: We low income families and individuals obtain affordable housing and provides personalized services aimed toward participant self-sufficiency.

Hypothermia Shelter: New Hope Housing’s Hypothermia Shelter (December-March) shelters in Fairfax County are almost all located in faith communities and are almost completely staffed by volunteers. Four weekends a month, Washington Farm provides dinners and to-go breakfast bags to guest of the Hypothermia Shelter located at Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church.

New Hope Housing: Finds solutions to end the cycle of homelessness by offering homes and services that changes lives.

Phoenix Rising Project:  Every fifth Sunday, Washington Farm volunteers deliver nutritious bagged meals to the homeless living in short-term lodging along the Route One Corridor.

Rising Hope United Methodist Missions Church: Brings the “power of Christ” and the “support of the church” to the community living in poverty along the Route One Corridor of Fairfax County. Among other things, we collect food every fourth Sunday during worship.

School Supplies: Each Fall, we provide school supplies in backpacks for children in need at local Elementary Schools.

United Community:  Mobilizes our community to equip, educate, and empower vulnerable children, youth, adults, and families to improve their language and social skills, academic achievements, and health.