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


SPAN-A-THON Fundraiser Will Earn Matching Funds Through April 15 to Help Those Hurt by the Coronavirus

April 06, 2020

In an effort to prepare for an anticipated increase in demand for assistance once #coronavirus restrictions have been lifted, we have launched a fundraiser - the SPAN-A-THON - which will run through April 15. A generous benefactor has pledged to donate 100% matching funds up to $2,500 during the length of this...

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SPAN is Beneficiary of Severna Park Giant Community Bag Program for April

April 01, 2020

SPAN has been selected as the beneficiary of the Severna Park Giant Community Bag Program for April! Each time this $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at the Severna Park Giant Food (573 Ritchie Hwy., next to Kohls) during the month of April, SPAN will receive a $1 donation.   The bags are...

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Emergency Food Available at SPAN - Updated Hours

April 01, 2020

It has been encouraging to see an outpouring of offers of help from the community during these scary times. At SPAN we are taking things one day at a time. We have modified our operations so that clients are able to get food without any direct human contact. There is...

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SPAN is Here to Help During the State of Emergency Caused by the Coronavirus

March 15, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: We are making decisions one day at a time, and will modify our operations based on recommendations of the Maryland Department of Health. Please check SPAN's Facebook page for our most current updates. SPAN Facebook Page To our friends and followers: SPAN is committed to serving its community...

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Kathy Berge Named President of SPAN's Executive Board of Directors

February 04, 2020

Kathy Berge of St. Martins-In-The-Field Episcopal Church was named president of SPAN's Executive Board of Directors on January 13, 2020. Her term will last for two years. Kathy is an Occupational Therapist by profession, who has practiced in the field of psychiatry in Baltimore. Kathy previously served on SPAN's Board of Directors,...

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SPAN, Inc. (Serving People Across Neighborhoods)
400 Benfield Rd.
Severna Park, MD 21146

Please mail checks to:
PO Box 626
Severna Park, MD 21146

Phone: 410-647-0889
Fax: 410-647-7724
Email: spanhelps@yahoo.com
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am-2:00pm (please arrive by 1:30)