DOMESTIC PROJECTS

Afghan Refugees

Since the arrival of the Afghan refugees in late August 2020, BOM has been attending to their needs at the local hotels in Virginia. We have provided clothing, shoes, luggage, hygiene products, phone chargers, toys and many other items to help over 200 families. We are also helping families in Fort Lee and the ones who are settling in the area.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Hoffman-Boston Elementary School

Hoffman-Boston Elementary School is a Title I school in Arlington County, VA serving low income students. BOM built a food pantry containing non-perishable items for the students and their families: oil, pasta, canned vegetables, granola bars, canned tuna and jam.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Second Story

Second Story provides safe havens and opportunities to grow and thrive to youth experiencing homelessness and youth and families in crisis. Their programs provide support to youth at critical moments in their lives. BOM provides food, gift cards, clothing, baby items, for teens residing in shelters, young mothers, homeless youth, and local communities in need. Our largest drives are for Back to School backpacks/schools supplies and Thanksgiving baskets. During Covid-19, we have made deliveries every 2-3 weeks.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

New Hope Housing

New Hope Housing is a non-profit finding lasting solution to end the cycle of homelessness by offering homeless men, women, and children the services they need to change their lives and succeed. BOM provides nonperishable food, clothing, undergarments, towels and air mattresses, needed for shelter residents, especially during hypothermia months (November-March), as well as welcome baskets when people move from shelters to apartments. BOM furnished an apartment in Bailey's Shelter and Supportive Housing before the new facility opened.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Carpenter’s Shelter

Carpenter’s Shelter supports the homeless in achieving sustainable independence through shelter, guidance, education, and advocacy. BOM provides food, gift cards, hygiene and cleaning supplies, air mattresses, bed sheets, and holiday lists’ sponsors needed for the shelter’s residents and local communities in need. BOM also provides meals at the shelter.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Falls Church Homeless Shelter

Falls Church Homeless Shelter is an integral part of the Fairfax-Falls Church Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness. The shelter operates during hypothermia months from November to March. BOM provides warm clothing and hygiene goods for the residents of the shelter.

STATUS: ON HOLD – Due to Covid-19, the in-kind donations are on hold for the shelter.

Park View High School

Park View High School is a Title I school in Loudoun County, VA serving low income students. BOM provides nonperishable food, soups and snacks for the students and their families. During Covid-19, we have been making biweekly deliveries.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Sterling Middle School

Sterling Middle School is a Title I school in Loudoun County, VA serving low income students. BOM placed a Brigade of Mercy Blessing Box at the school to serve the needs of the students and their families. The box contains feminine products, toothbrush/toothpaste, laundry detergent, socks and other hygiene products.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Stanton Elementary School/ Calvin Coolidge Senior High School

Stanton Elementary School/ Calvin Coolidge Senior High School are both Title I sister schools in Washington, D.C. serving low income students. BOM provides baby baskets for young teenage mothers with clothing and baby items a new mother would need for her baby.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

AFAC’s mission is to feed neighbors in need by providing dignified access to nutritious supplemental groceries. BOM provides between 150-300 pounds (per delivery) of nonperishable canned food. During Covid-19, our deliveries have been every 2-4 weeks.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Fairfax County Department of Family Services (DFS)

DFS promotes the well-being of the County's diverse community by protecting and improving the lives of children, adults and families through supportive services, education, and advocacy. BOM provides baby baskets, clothing, and hygiene products for new mothers and children in need. We also sponsor families during the holidays to fulfill their wish lists.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a volunteer organization dedicated to building, assembling, and delivering bunk beds to children in need who are sleeping on the floor. BOM provides beds in a bag, pillows, and mattress protectors for the beds that are made.

STATUS: ACTIVE - we are currently accepting donations. If you would like to donate items, please call or email us for further details.