Recognizing service and volunteerism throughout Maryland
Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan (center) with Maryland AmeriCorps State and Volunteer Generation Fund grantees, June 2017.
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Do you know a youth group or organization that provides outstanding volunteer service to the community?
During each Baltimore Ravens home game throughout the 2017 regular season, the Honor Rows program will salute youth groups who provide outstanding service to our communities. Honorees will receive up to 100 tickets to attend a Baltimore Ravens game and in-game recognition on RavensVision. Nominations are due August 21.Learn moreabout Honor Rows and apply!
Get involved in your community with these opportunities throughout the summer!
July 17: Get Connected Volunteer Center invites nonprofit employees and volunteers to the Volunteer Capacity Building Roundtable. The event will provide information about Salisbury University's Leadership Alliance program and other resources for building volunteer capacity. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, 803 N. Salisbury Blvd., Suite 2100, Salisbury, MD 21804. For more information, contact Pam Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 22:New Americans Initiative of Maryland will host a workshop to help permanent residents prepare their American citizenship application and provide financial counseling for budgeting, credit management, loan applications, and more. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton-Glenmont, MD 20902. For more information, call 240-670-4849.
July 25: Join Civic Works' Real Food Farm for the Mission Thrive Summer Health Expo.
The event, hosted by local high school students, will have interactive games and demonstrations focused on nutrition, cooking, physical activity, and more! The event will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. at Councilwoman Rita R. Church Community Center, 2101 St Lo Dr., Baltimore, MD 21213. For more information, contact Aliza Sollins at email@example.com or 443-531-8346.
August 1 to 29:Civic Works will host a series of educational events providing energy saving resources for Baltimore City residents and tours of the Tiny House at locations throughout Baltimore City as part of the Baltimore Energy Challenge. The dates and locations are:
August 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. for National Night Out on the Target parking lot at Mondawmin Mall
August 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3911 Garrison Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21215
August 26 from 12 to 4 p.m. for a back-to-school event at First Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1142 N. Fulton Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217
August 29 from 1 to 6 p.m. at The Men and Families Center Back-to-School Block Party and Health Fair at 2222 Jefferson St., Baltimore, MD 21205
August 23:Senior adults are invited to a Senior Dance Party hosted by Civic Works' Cities for All Ages program. Join fellow seniors as you show off your ageless dance moves and Zumba skills. Lunch will be provided. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Civic Works, 2701 St. Lo Dr., Baltimore, MD 21213. Pre-register and learn more by contacting Felicia Gross at firstname.lastname@example.org 410-366-8533 ext. 230.
August 26: Stepping Stones Shelter invites volunteers to help fill backpacks with supplies for students for the upcoming school year. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1070 Copperstone Ct., Rockville, MD 20848. For more information, contact Jadelle Fox-Minors at email@example.com or 301-251-0567.
September 9:Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center invites volunteers to participate in a day of service to honor those that lost their lives on 9/11. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and begin at the Maryland World War II Memorial in Annapolis with a dedication. It will continue a short distance away at Jonas Green Park with a service project. The memorial is located at
1920 Governor Ritchie Hwy., Annapolis, MD 21409 and the park is located at 1997 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401. For more information, contact Lisa Spallitta at
September 11 to October 10: Join Marylanders across the state in
Day to Serve. It's an annual initiative that encourages volunteerism and promotes how our state's residents serve their communities. Learn more in upcoming webinars for organizers and participants.
The Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism also funds opportunities for service in Maryland. Check out ourfunding opportunities pageand sign up for our funding opportunitynewslettersto learn more.