Washington National Cathedral is partnering with four churches in DC, Maryland and Virginia to provide $8,000 worth of grocery baskets to federal employees and contractors harmed by the partial government shutdown. 

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, furloughed workers can visit one of our partner sites to receive a free basket from the supply made available. Please bring federal ID and contact each site directly for the hours of distribution: 


Washington, DC
Mount Moriah Baptist Church
1603 East Capitol St. NE
Washington DC 2003
202-544-5588


Maryland
St John’s Episcopal Church
11040 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705
301-937-4292

First Baptist Church – Highland Park
6801 Sherriff Road
Landover, MD 20785
301-773-6655


Virginia
Macedonia Baptist Church
3412 South 22nd Street
Arlington, Virginia 22204
703-521-7663


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Press Release

Faith leaders, including Dean Randy Hollerith and Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, unite to urge an end to the shutdown:

Read the press release