Diakonia needs your continued financial support during this COVID-19 crisis to continue our programs for the homeless. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. All contributions are tax-deductible! Thank you, and please be safe and stay well! We will get through this together.


Diakonia is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that has been providing services for the homeless for almost 50 years.

There are many ways that you can help Diakonia:

Financial: Donations of money are always helpful and welcome. Private donations help match our grant funding, which is a requirement for grant applications. Financial donations also help meet the expenses of providing all of Diakonia’s programs.

You can click here to donate, which will take you to a secure website where you can donate online by credit card.

You can also mail checks to: P.O. Box 613 Ocean City, Md. 21842

Please be sure to include your name and address so that we can properly acknowledge your gift. If you provide an email, then we can keep you in touch with Diakonia.

In-kind Donations (household, in-season clothing, etc.): These can be dropped off at our Donation Drop-off Center, which is located at 9748 Stephen Decatur Hwy Suite 405 Ocean City, MD 21842 (behind the Diakonia Administrative Building).

Our hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8am to 1pm, and you can call us at 443-373-2147.

Food Donations: These still can be dropped off at Food Pantry/Shelter at 12747 Old Bridge Rd. You can call 410-213-0923 about any food donations you’d like to make. Financial Donations can be mailed to: P.O. BOX 613 Ocean City, MD 21842 or made online at the above website link.