The Smithsburg Lions Club is led by our global mission to serve our communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding. To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.

While the Smithsburg Lions Club is growing, we are looking for more people to join or donate and help our community. For more information please email us at

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world as millions of people have been tragically impacted and brought unease and uncertainty about our well-being and jobs. The unemployment rate is on the rise and many people will now face the overwhelming reality of loss of income and the ripple effects of how to support yourself and your loved ones.

Our goal in creating this document is to assist our community with some suggestions on how to move forward with a couple topics that we have identified as the most common issues facing us today. We will continue to update this website to better assist you as information becomes available. Try to stay positive by focusing on family, friends, and the future you will begin building during this transition.

Here are some measures you can take to help you get back on your feet:

  1. Housing


  1. Employment:


  1. Health Insurance:


  1. Expenses:


  1. Food:

  • Tabitha’s Table is a local food bank located in Smithsburg, Maryland that works with families in need of food. They are open Tuesday 1 – 5 PM. Find more information at Phone: 301-331-1464

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture website has information regarding food assistance for those in need.

  • If you have a school aged child, please contact your child’s school to learn more about meal programs that are offered while schools are closed due to the pandemic. Many meal sites are located around Washington County and school staff will help you locate the site that is most convenient for you.


  1. Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19:


  1. Overwhelmed?

  • 2-1-1 Maryland is a statewide resource available by telephone and internet to connect residents to health and human resources. It is also a resource for government officials to make information available to Marylanders in the event of natural disasters or man-made incidents and a way for Marylanders to connect with opportunities to offer help to others. or call 211.

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This information is solely to support you and your family in locating resources. The Smithsburg Lions Club does not endorse or receive any benefit from any services or provider mentioned in this communication.


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