2023 Empty Bowls

Help Combat Hunger, One Bowl at a Time.

includes soup, bread, water and handcrafted bowl

Festival of Trees

Thank You Sponsors

Welcome REX!

Your Change can Change So Much.

Our Rx Fund helps families and individuals with critical healthcare needs that cannot be met otherwise.

Compassion in
Times of Crisis.

Compassion in
Times of Crisis.

Compassion in
Times of Crisis.

Beacon of Hope, Empowering Change, Transforming Lives.

The Shepherd’s Staff is a nondenominational Christian outreach and support center, serving those in crisis in Carroll County, Maryland.

We are 100% donor funded — we receive no federal, state or county funding.

Special Events:

Ways to give

Ways to Give

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Become a Volunteer

Shepherd’s Staff has always been there for me. No matter the situation, they will help you to the fullest. If they can’t, they will find someone who can.”

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EMPTY BOWLS SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT!🥣🔦Today, we'd like to take a moment to thank our wonderful sponsor, Bounds Accounting & Tax Services, for supporting this year's Empty Bowls, and caring for the community.Thank You!#community #give #thankyou ... See MoreSee Less
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WE HAVE A WINNER!!This year’s lucky winner of $400 worth of gift cards, all donated by our wonderful, participating Empty Bowls restaurants, is Sandie H.!Congratulations and Bon Appetit!🥣#eatlocal #emptybowls2023, #community ... See MoreSee Less
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We are so very thankful to be working with this amazing group! Wonderful people with good hearts! #apoyemospr ... See MoreSee Less
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Testimonial Tuesday!I would like to thank the staff at Shepherd’s Staff for the amazing work they do all year long. From back to school, stockings for children and seniors at Christmas and the blessing closet. I am truly grateful for their help and generosity. God Bless you all and thank you. #TestimonialTuesday #Love #CarrollCountyMD #westminstermd #donate #makeachange #volunteer #kindness #Thankyou #communitymatterscommunitymatters ... See MoreSee Less
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