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


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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Severna Park United Methodist Church Donates More than 350 "Reverse Advent" Bags

January 24, 2020

For the third year in a row, Severna Park United Methodist Church has sponsored a "Reverse Advent" program, where members of their congregation are given a SPAN bag on the first Sunday of Advent, and instructed to put one item in it every day for SPAN. This year, 352 filled...

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SPAN President Ted Florenz Named Volunteer of the Month by The Voice

December 14, 2019

We are so proud of SPAN's president of the Board of Directors, Ted Florenz, for being chosen as this month's Volunteer of the Month by the Severna Park Voice newspaper! Ted is finishing up his second two-year term, and we will be sad to see him go, but he has promised to...

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Tree Lightings and Santa's Arrival in Severna Park This Friday, Dec. 6!

December 03, 2019

Christmas is coming to Severna Park this Friday, Dec. 6! Be sure and visit SPAN at both of these events. SPAN will be collecting hats, gloves, scarves and socks of all sizes at the Chamber. Then at Park Plaza, SPAN will be collecting cash donations in exchange for photos with...

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Photos from SPAN's 2019 Stride for SPAN Turkey Trot Fundraiser

November 23, 2019


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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)