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Hagerstown Area Religious Council, Washington County, MD

We Can Do More Together.

To embody mercy, justice and love as diverse faith partners in Washington County.

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Working together to build a better community.

The Hagerstown Area Religious Council (HARC) is a coalition of churches and houses of faith in the Hagerstown area of Washington County. Formerly Washington County Council of Churches, HARC has been active in the community since around 1969 and has been recognized as a 501c3 non-profit organization since 2001.

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Micah's Backpack

The Micah’s Backpack program in Washington County follows a model established in Blacksburg, VA. The program is designed to feed hungry students through a partnership between each elementary school and one or more churches/organizations in its community. Brought to Washington County by Trinity Lutheran Church in 2010, the program now serves more than 1,000 students in 33 schools and involves partnerships with more than 50 churches and organizations.

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