Hope Packs at Mt Carmel


Packs of Hope at New Market

have joined forces to form one team now called

Hope 4 Kids logo 


About Us

Hope 4 Kids is a food ministry of the Parish Mission Team of Fairview Chapel, Mt Carmel UMC, and New Market UMC,

which provides a package of food each weekend of the school year to children at 5 schools in the East Frederick and New Market communities.


New Market Elementary
New Market Middle
Oakdale Elementary
Deer Crossing Elementary
Spring Ridge Elementary


We served over 75 student's per week during the 2015-16 school year!


 How To Help


Packing takes place every four

weeks at both Mt. Carmel UMC and New Market UMC.


Mt. Carmel UMC

9411 Baltimore Road

Frederick, MD 21707

Sun. 4-5 pm in the church basement

Childcare provided

Fall Dates: 9/11/16, 10/9/16, 12/4/16


New Market UMC

5501 Old New Market Road

PO Box  111 (mailing address)

New Market, MD 21774

Wed. 6-7 pm in the yellow Schoolhouse east of the church


Fall Dates: 9/28/16, 10/26/16, 11/16/16



It costs $150.00 to feed a student for 40 weekends.  If you are called to donate, please complete the attached donation slip and send a check to either church made out to Hope 4 Kids or put Hope 4 Kids in the memo line.



If you are interested in packing (see information to the left) or getting more involved in Hope 4 Kids (see below), detach the contact form and send to either church, drop in the offering plate, or email either lead.



What do the church volunteers provide?

The Hope 4 Kids volunteers manage

the donations, plan the menu, do the shopping, pack the packs, and deliver the packs to the schools.


What does the school provide?

The schools select the students who will receive packs, communicate with parents, protect confidentiality of families receiving this assistance, and distribute packs to the students weekly