Bradley Ebersole holds a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a doctorate leading to a decades-long career in higher education, and everything started for him when he graduated from a Maryland community college.
All Friday morning and afternoon, they filtered in and out of The Portico at St. John's Catholic Church in Westminster, people of all different walks of life, connected by their need for a little help this holiday season and thankful to receive it.
Faced with surging violence in the city, Baltimore's health officials want more doctors, nurses and others in area hospitals to engage with victims and perpetrators of crimes and steer them out of harm's way.
The Fresh Air Fund is a non-profit agency that sends New York City kids to the homes of volunteer host families, like the Bralls, in 13 states and Canada where there are Fund-designated Friendly Towns. Long Reach resident Susan Brall said she and her husband have known about the Fresh Air Fund since they themselves were kids growing up in the Bronx. This year, Susan Brall is the local Fresh Air Fund chairwoman, and the Bralls are hosting two New York City girls at the same time.
In the nearly 16 weeks since the Baltimore riots, nonprofits have infused at least $7 million into struggling city communities to address systemic problems they believe caused the city to erupt after Freddie Gray's death.
Harford County resident Rachel Fink recently participated in a United Way STEM kit (Science Technology, Engineering, Math) volunteer project for Boys and Girls Club members at the McFaul Activity Center in Bel Air.
United Way of Central Maryland announced on July 23 that $450,000 in grants will go toward programming to support United Way's goal of building self-sufficient families and stronger communities in Howard County.
Representatives of the United Way of Central Maryland, and their supporters in Harford County, celebrated Tuesday the distribution of $215,000 in grants to support seven local nonprofit organizations and a United Way initiative to prevent homelessness in Harford.
The source of Howard County's team spirit can be largely traced back decades to the origins of Leadership Howard County, a kind of course that enrolls leadership talent into a series of lessons imparting networking skills. The idea is to provide each person who completes the course with a "big picture" of Howard County.
United Way of Central Maryland said Thursday it is planning to move to South Baltimore in 2017, into a new eight-story office building that is part of a large plan to transform a semi-industrial area tucked between Federal Hill and the stadiums into apartments, offices and shopping.
The SunTrust Foundation pledged $500,000 to fund Living Classrooms' financial education center in Baltimore, and Exelon and its subsidiaries Baltimore Gas and Electric and Constellation said they would donate $200,000 to city nonprofits responding to the recent civil unrest.
I encourage all who stand for peace and goodwill to join The Associated and the countless other organizations in Baltimore and the world in making tomorrow better than today. As put forth by Rabbi Hillel who was one of the greatest rabbis of the Talmudic era, "…and if not now, when?"
A month after Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension for domestic violence, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced significantly harsher penalties for players who commit abuse or sexual assault, including possible lifetime bans for second offenders.
Andrea Ingram, the executive director of Grassroots, will be honored by the organization¿s Board of Directors with a reception on Friday, Sept. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Howard Community College¿s Rouse Foundation Student Services Hall.
Varied community response to Howard County's health-conscious meal delivery pilot program has been just one of the lessons that county officials are learning throughout its trial run, which began the week after the Fourth of July and ends just before Thanksgiving Day.