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“Whatever you did for one of the least of my brothers, you did for Me.” – Matthew 25:40


Please help fill our empty shelves!

Serving Our Neighbors

Northeast Social Action Program (NESAP) is a Christian nonprofit organization that has served residents in need in Carroll County and parts of Baltimore County, MD since 1984.

There Are Many Ways to Help

NESAP is completely reliant on donations, fundraisers, grants and revenue from our thrift store to provide vital services to our neighbors in crisis while they are working toward self-sufficiency. We receive no public funding and remember when you donate to NESAP it stays LOCAL!


NESAP is privileged to provide tangible assistance and resources. If you would like to join with us to help restore dignity and hope to those in need, please send check donations to:

P.O. Box 731
Hampstead, MD 21074

Or donate online. All major credit cards accepted via PayPal.


Monday thru Saturday, 8am – 2pm (closed Sundays and holidays)

Food (not expired), cleaning supplies, personal care items or gift card donations may be dropped off at the Food Pantry during store hours. Stop in the Thrift Store and ask a staff member to assist you.

We are VERY in need of the following items:

  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal
  • Pasta sauce
  • Pasta
  • Jelly
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned vegetables
  • Juice
  • Applesauce

Help Our Furry Friends – Please remember they need food too! Donations accepted for dog and cat food.

Items below are always needed:

  • Canned Potatoes
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Jell-O
  • Pudding
  • Stuffing
  • Applesauce
  • Muffin Mix
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Soups
  • Baked Beans
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Breakfast Bars Juice/Drinks
  • Tuna
  • Gravy
  • Canned Pasta
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Jelly
  • Pasta
  • Side Dishes
  • Brownie Mix
  • Green Beans
  • Corn
  • Peas
  • Cake Mix/Frosting
  • Cereal


Monday thru Saturday 8am – 1pm (closed Sundays and holidays)
Receipts for tax deductions are available upon request

We CANNOT Accept the following items:

  • TVs
  • Computers
  • Mattresses or box springs
  • Large furniture
  • Large appliances
  • Exercise equipment
  • Paint
  • VHS tapes
  • DVD’s or CD’s
  • Broken items
  • Car seats
  • Outdated cribs
  • Recalled items

News from NESAP


Thank you so much for the wonderful food and Weis gift card I received for Thanksgiving. Your kindness and generosity were such a blessing.

[We] wanted to thank you all for … “paying our BGE turn-off notice, as well as … with our prescriptions. I really do not know what we would have done without your help.

Josh & Marge

I can’t thank you enough for your generosity. The care, the food, rental assistance and the transportation home. I am truly grateful.


Thank you for the amazing, thoughtful help our family received for Christmas. The love, time, and energy all of you dedicate is heartfelt. Words can not express our appreciation.

Franklin Family

One of our most favorite Christmas gifts this year came from you! Thank you so much for generously helping to purchase heating fuel for our home this winter. We have been so grateful for your gift.

Garrettson Family

NESAP was there to provide assistance at my most vulnerable time. They helped me get back on my feet and out of crisis so that I could focus on raising my kids. Thank you for the hand up.


Celebrating 40 Years of Local Support

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