Hope Packs at Mt Carmel & Packs of Hope at New Market have joined forces to form one team now called


            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

Oakdale Middle 

Deer Crossing Elementary

Spring Ridge Elementary


We served over 73 students per week during the 2018-19 school year!


                 How To Help


Packing takes place every four weeks at both Mt Carmel and New Market UMC.










Mt Carmel Packing Dates: 9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, 1/5, 2/2, 3/1, 4/19, 5/17

New Market Packing Dates: 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, ,12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19



It costs $100.00 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 above) 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 the confidentiality of families receiving this assistance, and distribute packs to the students weekly.

Click HERE for a Hope 4 Kids Brochure

Mt. Carmel UMC

9411 Baltimore Road

Frederick, MD 21707

Sunday ~ 4-5 pm

in the church basement

Childcare provided

New Market UMC

5501 Old New Market Road

PO Box  111 (mailing address)

New Market, MD 21774

Tuesday ~ 6-7 pm

All Ages Welcome to help!

(in the yellow Schoolhouse east of the church)


9411 Baltimore Road

Frederick, MD 21704


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