Our social justice ministries are focused on both service — meeting the immediate physical needs for our neighbors and community — and advocacy — organizing and providing education that affects systematic change.
Our Racial Justice ministry team works to support and help equip the Foundry community to build awareness around racial inequalities, and opt in to active dialogue and action towards racial justice.learn more
For over 20 years, ID Ministry has been helping people acquire social security cards, birth certificates, and photo identification. They serve over 1,000 people per year.learn more
We have cooking teams that work both at Foundry and in the community to prepare meals for neighbors who need it.learn more
The Sacred Resistance team educates, organizes and empowers the Foundry community for advocacy and public witness addressing various social justice issues we are facing at both the local and national levels.learn more
Foundry’s LGBTQIA+ Advocacy team works within the United Methodist denomination for full-inclusion of LGBTQIA+ persons in the life and ministry of the church.learn more
Foundry offers volunteer-led English classes on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45–8:30 p.m. These classes are free and open to students 17 years and older.learn more
Founded in 1999, DC Books to Prisons is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides free books to individual prisoners and supports prison libraries.learn more
Twice a year, Foundry’s Great Day of Service brings together the entire congregation for a day of feeding our neighbors near and far.learn more
Foundry works with literacy programs through Project Transformation and Everybody Wins DC.learn more
There are two ways you can get involved with our Social Justice Ministries right now! Sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates on service projects and advocacy opportunities. You can also complete our Congregational Engagement Survey to let us know what skills and interests you’d like to bring to our mission and ministry.
Contact Executive Director of Programs and Justice, Rev. Ben Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact our Social Justice Programs Manager, Jackie Wright, at email@example.com
We invite all members and friends of Foundry to drop off adult clothing donations. We collect clothing donations on both Friday mornings (9 a.m.–noon) and Sunday mornings (8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.). Our Social Justice ministry team then collects the clothing, sorts it, and prepares it for distribution at Charlie’s Place and other partner organizations.