Want to use your talents and gifts to help get Mary House ready for this autumn’s After-School Program? Here are some ways you can do just that!

Wish lists 

After School
Our program provides no cost after school care for the families in our community. Promoting literacy and encouraging academic development for children ages three through eleven our coordinator, Maribel, wishes for:
  •         Glue sticks and bottles of liquid glue
  •         Educational games such as puzzles, vocabulary building cards, math and sight word flashcards, fraction tiles
  •         Soccer balls
  •         Plastic pattern blocks
  •         Craft and knitting supplies such as needles, crochet hooks, origami paper, felt and foam sheets
  •         Paper products such as paper towels, paper plates and napkins
Food Pantry and Kids Closet
This program provides beans, rice and grains, pastas, canned vegetables and other basics for families struggling with food insecurity. Through it we help feed families in the community and provide weekend bags for children in our after school program. In addition, our Kids Closet assists families by providing a venue for families to donate and recieve clothing as thier children grow. Our food and clothing coordinator, Allison wishes for:
  •       Organizational containers for the pantry
  •       Cleaning supplies 
  •       Hangers and racks (in good condition)
  •       Clothes, new clothing is especially appreciated but we accept gently worn donations 
  •       Reusable bags, unused brown paper bags
  •       New or used backpacks


Great for retirees, high school students or anyone looking to make a difference in their community, the After-School Program operates from 3:30-6pm Monday through Thursday. Staff and volunteers help kids by reading books, providing snacks, planning activities, and assisting with homework. If you want to make a difference please add yourself to our calendar along with your number and our director will get in touch with you. 


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Please call Mary House before dropping off donations. Below is our full contact information:

Mary House Program Office
1005 Bunker Hill Road NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 780-5137

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