Provides free home repair services to low-income, elderly, disabled, veterans and families with children who own their homes and are facing necessary but unaffordable house repairs. If the applicant does not qualify for the free Rebuilding Together service, they will be referred to other agencies for assistance. There is also a self-sustaining salvage operation where useable building materials, household goods, and working appliances are accepted as donations and re-sold at a low cost. The River Landing Salvage Depot (at the corner of River Landing Road and Bridge Street in West Denton) is open from 9 AM-12 Noon the 1st 3rd Saturdays of every month. for the collection and resale at very affordable prices - of donated, reusable building materials, fixtures and appliances. The environmentally-friendly Salvage Depot keeps reusable materials out of the landfill and provides some funds for the home repair/renovation work that our affiliate has been doing in Caroline County for the past nine years. Our new location right on the Choptank River highlights our mission to go green, save Caroline County homes and our vital riverway. Volunteers can do building work, haul materials or clean-up. Volunteers can also help sell useable building materials and working appliances or help accept donations. Volunteers are needed to guide applicants through the application process.
Operates a thrift shop and a food pantry. Proceeds from the thrift shop fund the food pantry. If you are in need of food or clothing, please contact the Samaritan House directly and have ready the following 4 pieces of information: photo id; social security card for everyone in the household; proof of income (tax return, paystubs); and proof of Caroline County residency (utility bill, bank account).
Accepts donation of used clothing, books, toys, and household items in good condition. Recommended food list: tuna, beef stew, pork & beans, corned beef, soup, cereal, jello/pudding, canned milk, rice/beans, canned fruit & vegetables, applesauce, canned tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, dry spaghetti, peanut butter, jelly, juices, and box mixes of macaroni & cheese and tuna helper. The Samaritan House is a project of the interfaith group United Concerned Christians, and is run completely by volunteers. It is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Sunday Worship: Traditional Service at 8:30 and 11:00am, Contemporary Service begins at 9:40 with a light breakfast starting at 9:30. Sunday School begins at 9:30 AM.
Meeting Room/Fellowship Hall seats 240 and 160 for sit-down meals. Classrooms are also available. There will be summer hours for worship beginning June 23rd - 9am for traditional service and 10:15am for contemporary & children’s Sunday School (pre-school thru 5th grade).
Special features: air conditioning, piano, podium, movie screen, p/a system, coffee machine, kitchen facility. Ample parking around building. Request regulation sheet upon booking. Handicapped access.
Provides clothing, emergency food, eviction prevention assistance, and utility assistance to those in need. Please have the following for assistance: photo ID, social security numbers for everyone in the household, proof of income, proof of address, and your lease. Administers the Rental Assistance Program for Caroline County.
Thrift Store open to the public. The Thrift Shop is open Tues, Thurs, and Fri from 8:30-11:30am, Wed 6-7:30pm, every 1st Saturday of the month from 8:00am - 12:00pm. The furniture barn with re-open in the spring. Donations of clothing and small household items accepted M-Fri. 8:30-4:30. Donations of clothing, toys, household items, and books accepted during regular business hours. Items must be in good condition.