The Compassion Center


The Compassion Center is focused on meeting the physical and spiritual needs of residents in Southeast Baltimore. The building is open to the public and is stocked with clothing, household items, linens and books. The center also has a food pantry and emergency supplies for the homeless. It has been meeting needs in the Fells Point neighborhood for the past 50 years.  

Since 2017 Haven City Church has helped the Lutheran Mission Society manage the center. Pastor Josh has spearheaded this project and believes caring for vulnerable people in Southeast Baltimore is imperative to Gospel work. 

Hours of Operation: 

  • Tuesday - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Wednesday - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Thursday - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Friday - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Saturday - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Food Giveaways

The Compassion Center gives away food on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. These resources very and are in high demand. If you need food please contact the Center to see how you can access food.

Address: 1706 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21231

Phone: 410-327-2220


Derek Hogg - Compassion Center Coordinator

Derek Hogg - Compassion Center Coordinator

Derek moved from Hawaii to Baltimore in 2018 to be an intern with Haven City Church. In January of 2019 he finished his internship and became the Center Coordinator for in Fells Point. He leads the Center in its care for vulnerable people.

Derek also leads our food distribution on Fridays and teaches a Bible class before the food is distributed.