Since our founding in 2013, Trellis Arch has been involved in numerous projects right here at home in Maryland. We award three scholarships to graduating high school seniors attending Frederick Community College and provide school supplies to students in Frederick County. Our volunteers donate their time for projects with the Arc of Frederick County among other organizations.  Trellis Arch also makes home renovations for low-income families whose children don’t have an adequate space to do their homework.  All of these projects are in keeping with our philosophy – making a difference, one child at a time.  Contact us to learn more about how you can help at-risk children succeed here in Maryland.


Trellis Arch is working with the International Rescue Committee to gather school supplies for newly arrived refugee children living in Montgomery County, Maryland.  

You can directly assist at-risk children living in our community. Donations of school supplies will equip these children with the tools they need to succeed in school, will ease financial stress on their parents, and will show that the community is invested in the success of incoming refugees. With a backpack and the items listed, a student will have everything the school requires of them.

We filled 5 backpacks and delivered them to IRC recently.  We are working over the summer to fill 10 more, each containing the following items:

1 3-inch, 3-ring binder
4 composition notebooks
2 spiral notebooks (college ruled)
10 pens (blue or black)
12 #2 pencils
8 binder dividers
2 glue sticks
1 ruler
1 pack index cards
1 flash drive
2 packages loose leaf paper (college ruled)
1 scientific calculator
2 pencil sharpeners
1 agenda / planner
3 highlighters

Should you want to donate one backpack, a few pens or 50 of them, 1 glue stick or 10 of them, the choice is yours. All items must be new. We welcome any and all donations on a rolling basis.

Contact Dave Greenlees for further information:

Supplies can be mailed to 11205 Yardley Place, Ijamsville, MD 21754.   

Thanks so much for your continued support!



Home improvement in Frederick, Maryland.

When Trellis Arch learned that a high school student in Frederick was living in an unfinished basement, we sought volunteers to help improve his living conditions. David Taylor of Taylor Painting Contractors volunteered to do the job.  His team provided construction materials and labor and finished the job in a few days.  They framed and insulated the basement walls,  added a heater vent and recessed lighting, hung drywall and put in a ceiling, added a door, and painted and carpeted the entire space.  An amazing transition.




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Run for the Rock 5K/1 Mile Walk in Frederick, MD     

Trellis Arch volunteers supported the Rock Creek School’s race-day festivities.

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Service project at the Arc of Frederick County.

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Service project at the Arc of Frederick County.

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Tree removal project at the Arc of Frederick County.

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If you have a heart for service and want to help – we have work for you to do.  Join us as we work to improve the lives of those in need.  If you can’t join us in person, we’ll happily apply your donations to our various service projects.

Thank you!