Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Proclamation honors nonprofit’s 45th anniversary
Community Ministries of Rockville was presented with a proclamation from the Montgomery County Council on Monday, in honor of the nonprofit’s 45th anniversary. Councilwoman Nancy Floreen (D-at large) presented the accolade. “This is a true community of faith and it’s a true community of service. You have done wonderful things,” Floreen said. Executive Director Agnes Saenz said the organization has served nearly 60,000 people in cooperation with the county. Community Ministries provides basic services and advocates on the behalf of Montgomery County’s most vulnerable residents. The nonprofit is supported by 21 interfaith congregations, government groups, and nonprofits. --- Related coverage: Spotlight: Community Ministries of Rockville
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Community Ministries and Interfaith Works received boxes filled with personal items for clients.
Community Ministries of Rockville and Interfaith Works, also of Rockville, were two of three Montgomery County nonprofits to receive 280 boxes of supplies on Thursday to distribute to clients. The boxes were among more than 2,000 filled with personal and emergency preparedness as part of the United Way of the National Capital Area’s inaugural Shoebox Project. “There are so many people in need within Montgomery County," Nina Golding, director of development for Interfaith Works, said in a news release. "It is so important that there are organizations like the United Way that reach out and support those in need. Like the United Way, Interfaith Works is about neighbors helping neighbors and this is exactly what the Shoebox Project is about.” …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Rockville nonprofit seeks increased aid from the city for its housing initiative.
Community Ministries of Rockville will use four community impact grants recently awarded by the United Way of the National Capital Area to support its support of the city’s uninsured, low-income, elderly and Latino communities. United Way of the National Capital Area announced $277,498 in grants to 43 county nonprofit organizations on Feb. 28. The 53 grants will go to support United Way NCA focus areas of education, health and financial stability, according to a news release. The grants to Community Ministries totaled $18,916. They will go to support: “It is a big help to receive these contributions from the donors to the United Way campaign,” said Community Ministries executive director Agnes Saenz. “I want to thank the donors for helping…
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
This nonprofit serves the elderly population, the Latino community and other groups.
Every day this week, Patch is profiling a local nonprofit agency. If there's a nonprofit that you think your neighbors need to know about, email Doug Tallman or Lauren Sausser. Mission: "Community Ministries of Rockville seeks to improve the quality of life for the most vulnerable of Montgomery County residents by (1) providing basic services including housing, health care, home care, education, and emergency assistance, with the goal of achieving and maintaining client self-sufficiency, and (2) advocating on their behalf." Contact Information: Phone: (301) 637-0730; Fax: (301) 637-0739; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Address: 1010 Grandin Ave., Suite A1, Rockville; website: www.cmrocks.org Financials: The annual operating budget is …