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  • Captains Sharing & Caring looks for places to host events this summer

    Captains Sharing & Caring, a nonprofit foundation that gives children with terminal illnesses or physical disabilities and their families a day out on several local waterways, is looking to marinas, yacht clubs and those with private docks to hosts events...
  • Families give back to children in need

    Families give back to children in need
    Charity may not be the first thing that children understand in life, but it is never too early to get them thinking about it. In an age where many parents can afford to give their children bigger and more beautiful homes and toys than their parents before...
  • Osborne A. Payne

    Osborne A. Payne
    Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
  • Volunteers move mounds of mattresses

    Volunteers move mounds of mattresses
    Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House put out a call for help and ended up with a brigade of mattress movers. "We need bodies," wrote Sandy Pagnotti, executive director of the West Lexington Street facility that provides housing to families with critically...
  • Seniors at Harford's newest private school help feed the homeless

    Seniors at Harford's newest private school help feed the homeless
    Harford County's newest private school hasn't even opened, but members of its first senior class recently labored together in a kitchen on a hot summer evening. Why? The answer can be found in mission statement of the school that each of these rising...
  • Westminster teen's mission is to help kids with chronic illness

    Westminster teen's mission is to help kids with chronic illness
    When she was 11 years old, Alexis Ross discovered she had type 1 diabetes. She had lost 20 pounds, lacked any energy and was unable to quench her thirst. Finally, one day, she was rushed to the hospital by her mother, Caroline. "My blood sugar was...
  • Fallston boys 'Cash for Stats' helps Ronald McDonald House

    The 2012 Fallston Lacrosse Lightning B-Team played the season for more than wins, championships or personal achievement. The team's coaches, Jeff Blum, Bob Deim and Hank Keeney, implemented "Cash for Stats," and with support from the parents, a small...
  • Manor Woods Elementary friends hold Ronald McDonald House fundraiser

    Two years ago, 10-year-old Gracie Virden witnessed a horrific snow tubing accident involving her sisters, Bella and Chloe, while on vacation with her family at a Pennsylvania ski resort. Since the accident occurred out of town, the family was supported by...
  • Men Making a Difference: Mark Gregory

    Men Making a Difference: Mark Gregory
    Mark Gregory remembers. He remembers dates. There was the day after Thanksgiving in 1989, when doctors found a tumor near his brain. Then there was July 26, 1991, when Gregory, who’d been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, underwent a bone marrow...
  • Ravens fans make mustaches like Flacco's

    Ravens fans make mustaches like Flacco's
    Every Sunday during football season, five neighbors in Woodberry gather at Josh and Valerie Griffin's house to watch their beloved Baltimore Ravens on television. Lately, the neighbors — Nick Schauman, the Griffins and Jason and Marcy Daly —...
  • Twelve fall ill at Ronald McDonald House

    Twelve people at the Ronald McDonald House near the University of Maryland Medical Center have been taken to area hospitals with nausea, a fire spokesman said Wednesday night. Nine adults and three children at the facility located at 635 W. Lexington St....
  • Excerpts from the journal of R.J. Voigt

    12/16/2001 Dear Journal, I am 10 years old, and in the 5th grade. My name is Ronald Joseph Frank Voigt. I have had cancer for more than a year. This may well be two years. I'm determined to keep a dairy. Right now to January, I will be getting...