40 West Assistance & Referral Center

Ms. Amelie Hamilton | Rev. Michael A. Hunt, Co-Chairs

40 West Assistance is an alliance of churches (12-14) along the 40 West Corridor of Baltimore, Maryland. These churches have joined together to provide assistance to church members and neighbors residing in the 40 West Corridor. 40 West provides a variety of services, including a food pantry, BGE energy assistance, food stamp assistance and referrals to a number of services such as counseling, eviction prevention, water shut off, help with transportation, a small clothing bank for back to work and referral to services through the Mayors Office.40 W is run by a volunteer staff, volunteer Board of Directors and one part time paid staff, the Director. Mr. John Saunders has done an outstanding job, putting in many more hours than the 20/week allotted. It is truly a beneficial and helpful 501 C-3 organization.