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We are all God’s Children

I am a lifelong resident of Jefferson County.  Prior to my employment at JCCM, I was unaware of how many members of our community are homeless.  While I saw someone from time to time standing at a busy intersection holding a sign asking for some sort of help, I had no idea many others in […]

A New Years Gift

To the Jefferson County Community Ministries:   My name is Mike and I want to thank you for the bottom of my heart for all of the things yo have done for my daughter Michelle. I want to share and I want people to know what the Ministry has done for Michelle over the years.  […]

Second Grade Spirit of Giving

To emphasize the true giving spirit of the season, each second-grade class at South Jefferson Elementary School donated blankets, hats, mittens and scarves, socks, and hand/feet warmers to Jefferson County Community Ministries.  What a wonderful spirit of giving from our youth.  May the blessings of heaven pour down on these second graders, their parents and […]

Thank you!

We always appreciate getting to spend time with our community, but especially when celebrating the holidays! Thank you for welcoming Jefferson County Community Ministries to this year’s Charles Town-Ranson Christmas Parade!   At this time of year, JCCM is busy helping those in need with basic, but vital resources. Visit www.jccm.us/donations to see how you can contribute […]

Manna From Heaven

When the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, hungry and uncertain about where to find food, the Lord provided nourishment in a most unusual way.  He caused “a fine, flake-like thing” to appear on the ground like frost each morning, and “when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It […]

Weekly Needs List 10/18

Butter, Hot dogs, Ground beef, Eggs, Regular coffee (not instant), Microwave meals, Canned chili with beans, Shelf Stable/powdered milk, Pancake mix, Syrup, Jelly, Applesauce, Rice/pasta sides, Boxed mashed potatoes, Flour, Powdered coffee creamer, Dish soap, Laundry detergent, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Shampoo/Conditioner, Body wash, Paper towels, Cat and dog food, Copy Paper

How JCCM Helps Clients

Since July, JCCM has received several large donations and grants from E-Trade/Morgan Stanley, Charles Town Moose Lodge, EDF Renewables, and several individuals.  To all those who that have sent JCCM these much-needed funds, we give out heartfelt thanks. Two typical questions asked from those donating are what are our greatest needs, and how will the […]

A Day in the Life Intake POV

Technically, the day starts at 9, but there’s someone waiting outside by 8:50, and before my co-worker can take the sign-in out to them and take their temperature, Bethany the Intake Coordinator comes in to give a quick briefing.  Two people have called ahead of time; their issues are complicated, so we need to get […]