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VA Partnership

Last week, JCCM was notified that the VA food pantry in Martinsburg was desperately in need of food.  JCCM partnered with the VA and delivered 500 lbs. of food.  We are very grateful for all veterans and their sacrifices as well as their families.  We look forward to continuing our relationship with the VA.

Looking for Emergency Shelter Volunteers

Shelter Volunteers Needed: In our continuing efforts to assist those in need in our community, Jefferson County Community Ministries is currently recruiting volunteers for our Cold Weather Shelter season; which runs from October 31st, through April 30th, 2023.  Volunteers watch over those in those in the shelter, each night, in a caring, and compassionate manner.  […]

Looking for Assistant Shelter Managers

JCCM is hiring part-time assistant managers to operate the Emergency Cold-Weather Shelter from November through March. Work will begin in September 2022 and continue through the first week in April 2023 for end of season activities. Shift work will be required, and specific schedules will be worked out when the full team has been assembled. […]

Weekly Food Needs

The JCCM food supply is dwindling and we could use your help.  Please look at the list and if you can assist, we thank you! Bottled Water, Spaghetti Sauce, Canned fruit, Canned pasta (Ravioli, Spaghetti O’s, etc), Canned meats (especially chicken), Canned beans, Canned vegetables (not green beans), Mac and Cheese, Soup (tomato and hearty […]

Jefferson Medical Center Staff Donation

The Jefferson Medical Center Medical Staff donated $5,000 to JCCM!   The staff participated in the JCCM United Way Unity Campaign in April, and we appreciate it very much.  JCCM is happy to have West Virginia University Medicine as one of our partners. Pictured are Keith Lowry, JCCM Executive Director; Dr. Brad Wright, President of the […]

Weekly Food Needs

Canned meats (especially chicken), Mac and Cheese, Soup (tomato and hearty soups), Canned Beans, Rice, Jelly, Syrup, Crackers, Pancake Mix, Coffee (Instant and Ground), Canned fruit, Canned pasta, Cooking Oil, Razors, Shampoo/Conditioner, Paper towels, Dish Soap, Laundry Detergent, Cat and Dog Food, and Water Thank you all!

JCCM Literacy Course Program

JCCM, in conjunction Jefferson County Adult Education, is offering and hosting an adult literacy course to anyone who has trouble reading, writing, or understanding language. The classes are held at JCCM on Wednesdays at 4 PM and last about an hour.  The first class is a way for the instructors to assess each student’s abilities, […]

Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2022 in Review

 Jefferson County Community Ministries (JCCM) is a faith-based organization that works to make a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve. Motivated by a biblical imperative, JCCM engages the community to provide dedicated support for those in crisis situations and seeks to help them reach a state of independence, security, and happiness. […]

Veterinary Community Outreach comes to JCCM Clients Only

JCCM is partnered with Veterinary Community Outreach!  This Saturday June 18th, from 10 AM until 12 Noon they will be offering free pet vaccines for JCCM clients only including Rabies, Canine Distemper, and Feline Distemper.  Cats are to be crated and dogs leashed.  Bring previous records is possible.  Thank you to Veterinary Community Outreach

JCCM Has A New Roof!!

Over the past few years, the JCCM building roof has steadily deteriorated and we needed to replace the 63-year-old roof.  Through our partnership with the City of Charles Town, Mayor Trainor and the entire city council voted to grant us $65,000 to help us with the $82,000 bill for roof replacement.  The grant money came […]