Hope 4 Kids Is Resuming Packing!

                    It is with great excitement that Hope 4 Kids announced they are
                 resuming monthly fellowship. Due to COVID, we have had to modify our process. Until further notice, all packings will occur at the New Market church schoolhouse. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please email: hope4kids.foodpacks@gmail.com.


All packings will follow our Home Safe protocols.

Masks must be worn, and social distancing will be observed.

Each month, volunteers must sign up to help.

If you are interested in volunteering simply click the link below:

February 15 Packing Sign-up

March 15 Packing Sign-up

April 19 Packing Sign-up

May 17 Packing Sign-up


Packing schedule for this school year:

November 16, December 21, January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17.

All packings will occur at the New Market UMC Schoolhouse at 6 pm. 

New Market Schoolhouse is located at 5501 Old New Market Road, New Market MD

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


It costs $100.00 to feed a student for 40 weekends.  If you are called to donate,  send a check to either Mt. Carmel UMC or New Market UMC made out to Hope 4 Kids or put Hope 4 Kids in the memo line.

Mt. Carmel UMC, 9411 Baltimore Road, Frederick, MD 21704

New Market UMC, PO Box 111, New Market, MD 21774

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.


9411 Baltimore Road

Frederick, MD 21704


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