Howard County Cat Club is a nonprofit cat rescue. 410-730-3579.
Wish List: Volunteers to drive cats to and from adoption shows at the Columbia Petco on Sundays, Fancy Feast cat food, Petco or PetsMart gift cards, gift certificates for veterinary care, color cartridges, and cat trees or stable ladders that can be used as cat trees.
Howard County Conservancy is a local, environmental education center and land trust. 410-465-8877.
Wish List: Red wagons, Water resistant/rugged digital camera, large digital picture frame and bird food.
Howard County Pregnancy Center is a crisis pregnancy center offering counseling, resource services, practical support and confidentiality at no cost. 410-730-3223.
Wish List: Keurig coffee pot, compact fridge/freezer, folding chairs and light weight folding tables.
Humanim provides workforce development, mental health, neuro-rehabilitation and developmental disabilities services to those most in need across Maryland. 410-381-7171.
Wish List: Pictures, lamps, lampshades, towels, bathmats, throw rugs, area rugs, twin-sized bed items (sheets, mattress pads/covers, blankets, bedspreads, bed frames, head/footboards), pillows, bed skirts, shower curtains, vacuums, vacuum bags, vacuum belts, silver/tableware, pots and pans, bake ware, cook ware, small appliances (microwaves, toasters, coffee makers, toaster ovens, convection ovens, crock pots, pressure cookers, blenders), VHS tapes/DVDs, television, digital television converter boxes, television antennas, VHS/DVD players (as well as cables and connecting cords), dressers, nightstands, upholstered chairs, recliners, love seats, couches, end and coffee tables, and household tools (hammers, screwdrivers). Furniture must be in good condition.
Jewish Federation of Howard County provides resources for the Jewish community in Howard County and throughout the world and serves as a link between the Jewish community and the general community. 410-730-4976.
Wish List: Gift cards to Giant, Target, Walmart and Kohl's.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving works to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking 410-964-5757.
Wish List: Volunteers to bake and deliver cookies for its annual Cookies for Cops campaign that delivers homemade goodies to each and every law enforcement agency in the state.
National Family Resiliency Center offers counseling and family education programs for children and adults experiencing a family transition. 410-740-9553
Wish List: Small flat-screen television, markers, paint, art supplies, two card tables, new children's games and small CD player.
Neighbor Ride is a volunteer-based transportation service that helps Howard County senior citizens stay active, independent and connected to the community. 410-884-7433.
Wish List: Daytime, evening and weekend volunteers to provide rides for seniors.
On Our Own of Howard County is a wellness and recovery service center providing peer support services to people with mental illness in any form in Howard County. 410-772-7905.
Wish List: Paper products (toilet tissue and paper towels), toiletries, personal CD players or MP3 players, art supplies (beads, woodcraft sets, paint and brushes), nonperishable food (canned goods, dry goods and canned meats), writing journals, drawing pads, colored pencils, markers and crayons.
One Month's Rent pays one month's rent or security deposits for low wage earners in Howard County who are threatened with losing their housing to a personal, economic or medical crisis.
Wish List: Monetary donations (made out to Community Action Council with a note for OMR).
Project Linus of Howard County provides handmade blankets to children who are seriously ill or traumatized. 410-730-8865.
Wish List: Handmade child-friendly blankets; child-friendly fabrics (especially fleece) and batting; gift cards for Hobby Lobby, Michael's, Joann's, Walmart and Staples; monetary donations; and acrylic yarn in bright and/or pastel colors.