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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Emergency Assistance, Homeless & Housing, Homeless Centers, Human Services

Mission:

Shepherd''s Table is a nonprofit organization in downtown Silver Spring, supported by volunteers, religious organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individual donors. Our mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing basic services, including meals, social services, medical support, clothing, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner. 

Programs: Shepherd's Table's programs include:- serving a hot evening meal 365 days a year- providing "gently used" clothing to men, women, and children through our "Clothes Closet" - operating a Resource Center which provides information and referral to services provided by community and government agencies; homeless client advocacy; mail receipt and distribution for those with no fixed address; telephone access; shelter referrals and transportation assistance; prescription assistance; emergency response to crisis situations; on-site medical, psychiatric, mental health, and legal services; Veterans' Homeless Outreach assistance; free haircuts- operating a free Eye Clinic which provide no cost eye testing, glaucoma testing, and prescription eyeglasses to those in need

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

mhanabound

Client Served

Rating: 4

Hello, Thank you for serving a good tasting, healthy evening meal that I can look forward to in these difficult financial times. It provides hope and fellowship, and the Resource Center is staffed with caring people! My husband and I truly Thank You.