Bringing Hope and Transformation

As a nonprofit Christian organization the Westminster Rescue Mission is a community that provides clinical, physical, and spiritual resources to heal the addicted and feed the hungry. We take a holistic approach with Christ as the foundation of our work. Our two ministry programs include the Addiction Healing Center and the Mission Food Program.

Take a walk through our website to see the transformative work that's taking place in our community through these ministries, meet our team, and learn how you can partner with us to impact individuals and families - bringing hope that lasts a lifetime.

Carroll County Free Food Resource Guide

Carroll County Free Food Resource Guide

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Church Communities

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Food Giveway Location in Westminster, Md

"Feeding Carroll Together" Initiative

A county-wide food drive in the fight against hunger

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Mission Food Program

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Learn about our impactful Service Ministry Programs

Tour the Westminster Rescue Mission in this awe-inspiring video. Hover over our palatial and serene campus grounds, walk through the halls where lives are being impacted each day, say hello to the faces of our incredible team members, see and hear the remarkable stories of transformation that would not be possible without your support.

Addiction Healing Center

Our Addiction Healing Center offers is a CARF-accredited, programming for both Residential and Outpatient services. We offer a holistic approach to substance use disorder treatment from a client-centered perspective. Our current services include:

  • ASAM levels 3.1, 3.3 & 3.5 Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Outpatient Level 1 (both virtual and on-site) & 2.1 (IOP)
  • Transitional housing

Our multi-faceted, faith-based, treatment approach is tailored for each client regardless of ability to pay.

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Mission Food Program

For those experiencing food insecurity, the Mission Food Program provides community outreach services and a food pantry for individuals and families in need of hunger relief. As a distribution partner of the Maryland Food Bank, and the largest food redistribution organization in Carroll County, we provide hunger relief through our distribution network and community outreach services in partnership with dozens of area agencies and charities.

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By the Numbers

Pounds of Food Collected and Redistributed into the Community
Individuals Served through our Addiction Healing Center
Unique Households Served through our Mission Food Program

Addressing Food Insecurity in Carroll County: A Conversation with CEO, Stephanie Halley

By Cara Paige | June 22, 2024

We are delighted to share that our CEO, Stephanie Halley, recently had the opportunity to discuss pressing issues of food insecurity in Carroll County on WTTR Radio Station. During this…

Successful Inaugural Drive-Thru Food Distribution in Union Bridge: A Community United Against Hunger

By Cara Paige | June 21, 2024

On June 19th, the Westminster Rescue Mission, in partnership with United Way of Central Maryland, held the inaugural drive-thru food distribution event at Elmer Wolfe Elementary in Union Bridge. This…

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By Cara Paige | June 21, 2024

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Westminster Rescue Mission – Year End Gratitude 2023

By Cara Paige | December 13, 2023

Dear cherished donors and community members, As we approach the end of this incredible year, we are thrilled to share with you a heartfelt video showcasing the monumental strides we’ve…

A Heartfelt Recap of the 1st Annual ‘Catch-a-Turkey’ Event with Lamar Jackson and Forever Dreamer

By Cara Paige | November 22, 2023

Embracing Unity, Giving, and Thanksgiving Joy: The Westminster Rescue Mission is filled with gratitude and warmth as we reflect on the incredible success of the 1st Annual Community Fun Day…

Westminster Rescue Mission Awarded Maryland Food Bank’s Inaugural Neighbor Impact Grant

By Cara Paige | October 25, 2023

(Maryland Food Bank Press Release – shared by Westminster Rescue Mission) **Maryland Food Bank Hunger Brief**  Maryland Food Bank Awards Inaugural Neighbor Impact Grants  New grant program aims to support…

Westminster Rescue Mission’s Thriving on Recent Grant Funding

By Cara Paige | October 25, 2023

Greetings, Dear Friends and Supporters of Westminster Rescue Mission, We are elated to share some exciting news with you all. Over the past few months, we have been fortunate to…

Three Ways to Make a Difference this Thanksgiving Season

By Cara Paige | October 19, 2023

Give Today   As the Thanksgiving season approaches, we at the Westminster Rescue Mission are excited to extend an invitation to you, our generous supporters, to join us in making…

“Making a Difference: The Ravens Caw to Action Experience at Westminster Rescue Mission”

By Cara Paige | September 20, 2023

THANK YOU for joining us at the Westminster Rescue Mission yesterday as part of the Ravens Caw to Action! We were so excited to be chosen by the Ravens and…

#CaringForCarrollTogether: Building a Caring Community

By Cara Paige | September 8, 2023

Carroll County is about to embark on a transformative journey with the #CaringForCarrollTogether movement. This initiative aims to bring our community closer, celebrate acts of service, and break down stigmas…

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Again we want to thank @barnesbollinger for being a top sponsor of the Plates of Plenty initiative! Your commitment helps us tackle food insecurity in Carroll County. Thank you for standing with us in this vital cause.

Show your support! Visit @barnesbollinger to learn more about their services and how they’re making a difference in our community. Together, we can achieve more! 

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💬 Thanks to Plates of Plenty, weve been able to support more families in need this summer. - Local Pantry Volunteer 

Join us in supporting these families through the Plates of Plenty initiative! Add a donation to your bill at a partner restaurant and help us fight hunger in Carroll County.
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Again, a big thank you to Dave and team from Harden Family Farms! Last week, Dave generously donated 90 pounds of fresh, organic produce to support our community. 🌽🥕🍓

Lets show our gratitude and support for Harden Family Farms. ❤️❤️❤️

Instagram: @HardenFamilyFarms
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Thank you, Dave, for your incredible generosity and commitment to helping our community thrive. Together, we can make a difference! 💚

🥦 Did you know? Our Mission Food Program not only distributes food but also ensures food safety and educates volunteers on nutritious combinations. Help us continue this vital work. 

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The line forms outside St. Paul’s United Church of Christ ( sometimes hours before the doors open at noon on Thursday for A Meal and More, a ministry of St. Paul’s that provides a full, balanced meal to anyone who comes. “Every week we prepare enough to serve 80 meals.  We are fortunate to receive food from individual donors, but the Mission Food Program at the Westminster Rescue (@wrmorg) is a major source for us, especially for perishables like meat and fresh produce,” said Georgia Rittmeyer, who has been running A Meal and More for close to 10 years. “We provide a full, warm meal for people living with food insecurity or just in need of nourishment and nurture.”
Visit Plates of Plenty to learn more about food insecurity in Carroll County, how the Mission Food Program is helping to combat food insecurity locally, and how you can help.

Looking for a fun way to help? Host a fundraising event! Whether its a lemonade stand, a themed party, or a community night at a local venue, your efforts can make a big impact. 

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