Shepherd’s Table

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Shepherd’s Table ( serves more than 2,400 individuals experiencing homelessness in the county every year by providing meals, clothing, a mailing address, prescription assistance, information and referrals, as well as other social services. The bimonthly Eye Clinic provides vision screenings and prescription eyeglasses for the uninsured.

Headquartered: Silver Spring

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $250 provides medical prescription assistance for 15 individuals.
• $1,000 covers the cost of food for at least 750 meals.
• $10,000 provides 166 pairs of prescription eye glasses for low-income, uninsured adults.

Volunteer opportunities:

• One day: Prepare and serve a nutritious meal.
• One day: Sort donations in the Clothes Closet.