Support for the Hungry

The William S. Abell Foundation supports organizations that provide services for the hungry as part of our core mission with grants that typically do not exceed $25,000 per grantee.

Grant requests must be from nonprofits operating in:

  • The District of Columbia;
  • Montgomery, Prince George’s, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland.

The Foundation will consider applications for:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner programs;
  • Food pantries;
  • Transportation of meals to clients;
  • Other services that help feed the hungry.

The Foundation will not consider applications for:

  • Consecutive year grants
  • 501 (c) (3) organizations that do not have a 509 (a) (1) or (2) status or not included in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(i),(ii), (iii), (iv), (v) or (vi) on your IRS Letter
  • Organizations that perform, sponsor or promote abortion

Our recent grants for the hungry:


Archbishop Carroll High School                                 

4300 Harewood Road NE

Washington, DC 20017


Bethesda Cares, Inc.

7728 Woodmont Ave

Bethesda, MD 20814


Bethesda Help

PO Box 34094

Bethesda, MD 20827


Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys

3640 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE

Washington DC 20032


Capital Area Food Bank

645 Taylor Street NE

Washington, DC 20017


Charlie’s Place at St. Margaret’s

1830 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, DC20009


Chesapeake Church

6045 Solomon's Island Road

Huntington, MD 20639


Christian Communities Group Homes, Inc.

P.O. Box 29643

Washington, DC 20017


Church of the Epiphany

1317 G Street NW

Washington, DC 20005


Community Support Systems, Inc.                              

P.O. Box 206

Aquasco, MD 20608


Crossroads Community Food Network

6930 Carroll Ave, Suite 426

Takoma Park, MD 20912


Damien Ministries, Inc.

2200 Rhode Island Ave NE

Washington DC 20018


DC Central Kitchen, Inc.

425 2nd Street NW

Washington, DC 20001


Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School

1010 Larch Ave

Takoma Park, MD 20912


Emmaus Services for the Aging, Inc.

1426 9th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001


End Hunger in Calvert County

6045 Solomons Island Road

Huntington, MD 20639


Gaithersburg HELP, Inc.                                              

431 N. Frederick Ave Suite 105

Gaithersburg, MD 20877


Germantown HELP, Inc.

P.O. Box 608

Germantown, MD 20874


Iona Senior Services                                                      

4125 Albemarle St NW

Washington, DC 20016


Interfaith Conference                                                    

1426 9th St NW

Washington, DC 2001


Jesuit Volunteer Corps

801 St. Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202


Manna Food Center                                                      

614 Loftstrand Lane

Rockville, MD 20850


Martha's Table                                                               

2114 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009


Maryland Food Bank, Inc.

2200 Halethorpe Farms Road

Baltimore, MD 21227


McClendon Center                                                        

1313 New York Ave NW

Washington, DC 20005


Mid-County United Ministries, Inc.

2424 Reedie Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Unknown Website Address


Miriam's Kitchen

2401 Virginia Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037


Olney HELP                                                                    

P. O. Box 430

Olney, MD 20830

Unknown Website Address


Rainbow Community Development Center

2120-A Industrial Parkway

Silver Spring, MD 20904


St. Augustine School

1421 V Street, NW

Washington, DC 20009


St. John Vianney Interfaith Food Pantry

440 Main Street

Prince Frederick, MD 20678


St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church

201 S. Frederick Ave

Gaithersburg, MD 20877


St. Stephen & the Incarnation Church-Loaves & Fishes Program

1525 Newton Street, NW

Washington, DC 20010


Salvation Army                                                              

2626 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037


San Miguel School, Inc.

7705 Georgia Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20012-1618


Sarah’s Circle

2551 17th Street NW Suite 103

 Washington, D.C. 20009


Seabury Resources for the Aging (formerly known as ESM)

4201 Butterworth Place, NW

Washington, DC 20016



P.O. Box 1276

Solomons MD, 20688


 Spanish Catholic Center

1618 Monroe Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

Unknown Website Address


The Foundation Schools

6000 Executive Blvd Suite 605

Rockville, MD 20852


The Shepherd's Table, Inc.

8210-A Colonial Lane

Silver Spring, MD 20910


Thrive DC                     

309 Eye Street

Washington, DC 20001


Top Banana Home Delivered Groceries, Inc.

14100 Brandywine Road

Brandywine, MD 20613


Washington Jesuit Academy                                      

900 Varnum St NE            

Washington, DC 20017


Washington Middle School for Girls

1901 Mississippi Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020


We Are Family Senior Outreach Network, Inc.

1405 Monroe Street, NW

Washington, DC 20010


Woodley House, Inc.

1221 Taylor Street NW

Washington, DC 20011


Women Who Care Ministries, Inc.                              

P.O. Box  87552                                                          

Gaithersburg, MD 20886


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