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United Way

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  • Baltimore homeless shelter along Fallsway to sleep 275

    An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway. The 24-hour facility...
  • Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center

    Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center
    It was a night of eating, drinking, shopping and fundraising at Towson Town Center's Sip Savor Shop event Thursday night, benefiting the United Way of Central Maryland. Wineries, restaurants and big name retailers teamed up to provide guests with an...
  • District 14: Mary Pat Clarke

    District 14: Mary Pat Clarke
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I am a high school teacher and undergraduate instructor by profession. Earned my Master's Degree. English Literature, University...
  • Frederick W. Glassberg, community developer

    Frederick W. Glassberg, a one-time Rouse Co. executive who became a prominent real estate and community developer in Howard County, died Sept. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 77. A native of...
  • West Laurel: After that big Thanksgiving meal, get some exercise at Tom's Reindeer Run

    Happy Thanksgiving West Laurel! Let the holiday race begin. The trees have lost most of their leaves and West Laurel is one big leaf-raking nightmare. But the leaves will disappear as they are swapped with the glow of Christmas lights. West Laurel loves...
  • Preschool for homeless children losing its own home

    Preschool for homeless children losing its own home
    Like a real-life episode of "Sesame Street," the lesson at The Ark preschool on a recent day was sponsored by the letter "S." Eight friends, as the teachers call the 3- and 4-year-old children, were buzzing like a hive of bees as they sounded out words...
  • Baltimore's GiveCorps helps donors make small gifts count

    Baltimore's GiveCorps helps donors make small gifts count
    Abby Ferretti, 28, is a hands-on philanthropist. Four times a week, she volunteers with an organization called Back on My Feet, where she goes on 5:30 a.m. runs with residents of local homeless shelters. She's not the type to just write a check and...
  • Organizations

    Are you a pregnant woman who just discovered she’s expecting twins? Better call the local chapter of Mothers of Multiples. Interested in becoming a better public speaker? Learn how with Toastmasters. Quilters, hikers, beekeepers, cooks, figure...
  • Constellation has proven a good neighbor

    The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region knows how important it is to stay connected to your home. We have been serving Maryland's disaster victims every day for the past 107 years from our offices in Baltimore. We've changed our physical address a...
  • United Way grant aids Target's job skills training

    United Way of Central Maryland's Community Partnership Board of Carroll County recently awarded a community grant of $1,500 to the Westminster-based Target Community and Educational Services. Target serves Carroll County residents with intellectual and...
  • Educator, United Way grant boost after-school program at Laurel Boys and Girls Club

    Educator, United Way grant boost after-school program at Laurel Boys and Girls Club
    After teaching for 25 years in the Philadelphia public school system, James Egins retired in 1991. He moved to Laurel about seven years later and, because he missed being in the classroom, volunteered at schools in Baltimore and Washington. Last year, he...
  • Keeping Comfort in Baltimore a tough sell, O'Malley says

    Keeping Comfort in Baltimore a tough sell, O'Malley says
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says Maryland will have a tough time persuading the Navy to keep the USNS Comfort docked in Baltimore, but he expects forthcoming commerce to bolster the waterfront's vibrancy. O'Malley said Wednesday he will work with the state's...