Our Mission

The primary mission of SPAN, a faith-based, nondenominational ministry, begun by local Christian churches, shall be to provide food and/or financial assistance to qualified individuals and families to help them through critical or emergency situations.

News & Updates



Shipley's Choice Food Drive

February 04, 2018


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Easter Meal Dropoff Monday, March 19

March 15, 2018

This year, as always, SPAN is offering Easter dinner baskets to clients. Provided by generous donors, our clients will be able to pick up their Easter meal, along with a grocery gift card, on a first-come, first-served basis, on Tuesday, March 20, from 10:00am - 1:30pm. To donate an Easter...

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Welcome Brooklyn Community United Methodist Church - Our Newest Partner Church!

March 13, 2018

  Brooklyn Community United Methodist Church of Brooklyn Park is our newest member church. We welcome the congregation, as well as its leader, Pastor Kimberly Brown-Whale. Besides becoming a voting member of SPAN's board, BCUMC members will also be eligible for SPAN's "primary area" benefits for food and financial assistance....

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S(o)uper Bowl Neighborhood Food Drive Winners

February 27, 2018

Congratulations to the two "winning" neighborhoods from the S(o)uper Bowl Neighborhood Food Drive: Shipley's Choice, with co-captains Desiree and Brent Mancha; and Park Ridge, with team captain Kristie Kinslow. Thirty-eight Severna Park neighborhoods donated over 8,000 items to SPAN and Asbury Church Assistance Network on Super Bowl day. We consider them all...

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