Organizations We Support

DUMC and Just Neighbors ministry

Receiving our volunteer and financial help: 

(You are invited to contribute, as well. Contact information is on Web sites unless otherwise noted.)

American University United Methodist Chaplaincy provides leadership and counsel to facilitate the university's commitment to spiritual growth, ethical discernment and community service.

Brian K. Betts Foundation, in memory of a teacher, it promotes excellence in education and provides scholarships.

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence is a membership organization that advocates a ban on the sale and possession of handguns and assault weapons.

Georgetown Ministry Center provides housing, social service referrals and personal support to homeless men and women in Georgetown.  Two weeks a year Dumbarton members provide dinner and overnight volunteers to the Congregational Based Shelter.

Hope Secondary School educates 140 girls and boys in the village of Beit Jala, West Bank, Palestine. Address: DUMC, 3133 Dumbarton Avenue NW, Washington DC   20007, Telephone:  202-238-0245.

J.O. Wilson Elementary After-School serves over 100 inner-city students with activities ranging from mentoring and tutoring to field trips and parties.   Dumbartonians volunteer for one-on-one mentoring of students and organize holiday parties for the children.  Donations to buy gloves and scarves for winter, and children’s books.  Address: 660 K Street NE, Washington DC   20002, Telephone:  202-698-4733  202-698-4733.

Just Neighbors, supporting the immigrant community of Northern Virginia.

Many Voices is a Black church movement for gay and transgender justice.

Methodist Federation for Social Action seeks to provide a fruitful witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world, working primarily through the ministries of the United Methodist Church.

Jeff Hoover Ministry in Africa.

Organization for Youth Empowerment (OYE) supports and empowers at-risk youth in Honduras by promoting their self-sufficiency through education, health, and art programs. OYE brings international volunteers to work with Honduran youth.  Local address: 3351 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20010, Telephone:  (202) 667-1499  (202) 667-1499 .

Rebuilding Together works to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities.

Reconciling Ministries Network is a growing movement of United Methodist individuals, congregations, campus ministries, and other groups, which publicly welcome all persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The network's local Baltimore Washington organizing arm is BWARM.

Rural Coalition supports food and agriculture policy  that assure full participation of people of color producers, farm workers and rural and urban communities in the food system.Saturday Suppers at Mt. Zion, feeding the homeless.

Sandwich Project, providing food for the homeless.

Washington Interfaith Network is a church-based group that works to build an independent power base in Washington.  Members of the congregation attend rallies, go to training sessions and do other activities.