Save the Date and Please Join Us!

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Columbia Country Club, Chevy Chase, Maryland
A Special Tribute

Penny's Pearls

In honor of CaringMatters' founder and resident angel, Penny Gladhill, we have launched "Penny's Pearls" to raise critical funds and to celebrate
30 years of service.
Healthcare Initiative Foundation
Honors CaringMatters
CaringMatters is honored to be named as the 2019 recipient of the Brooks Saltsman Award by the Healthcare Initiative Foundation for our commitment to volunteerism in the health and wellness field. With this honor, CaringMatters is awarded $5,000 in honor of Brooks Johnstone Saltsman. A former Healthcare Initiative Foundation Trustee, Ms. Saltsman dedicated her life to volunteerism and this award was created to honor her legacy. Download the press release HERE .

A huge thank you to our amazing and dedicated community of volunteers!
Two AmeriCorps Positions Open
Do you know someone looking to make a difference while gaining valuable career skills? CaringMatters is looking for two full-time AmeriCorps Members (often known as the domestic Peace Corps) for its 2019-2020 service year. Both positions will be based at our Gaithersburg office and support individuals experiencing serious, life-limiting illnesses and grieving the loss of a loved one. For more information and to apply, click HERE .
New Volunteer Training Dates
Volunteers are the heart of CaringMatters! If you're ready to join our dedicated and compassionate community, please join us for one of our fall Volunteer Training sessions:

September 10, 11 & 12, 2019
November 19, 20 & 21, 2019

Information and registration, call Penny Gladhill , 301-869-4673

“Thank you for a wonderfully inspiring training workshop. I have attended probably over a hundred workshops in my long public health career and none more efficient and enlightening than the one you so ably conducted.” - CaringMatters Volunteer
Welcome New Board Members
We're pleased to introduce two of our newest Board Members, Dominique Duong and Erin Blanding . We value the input from all our Board Members who each bring their unique expertise and viewpoints to help guide our work.

Please be sure to check out upcoming newsletters to learn about our other new Board Members: Allison Henderson of Westat, and Paul Seidman of Mercer Advisors. For complete information on the CaringMatters Board of Directors, please visit our website.
Dominque Duong
Director of Development

Since 2008, Dominique has been with New York Life Insurance Company, an organization committed to CaringMatters' mission and the issue of children's grief. Currently, she serves as the Director of Development for the Washington area. Dominique is currently on our Board's Fund Development Committee.
Erin Blanding, CPA
Senior Manager

Erin is a senior manager in CohnReznick’s Bethesda tax practice. She succeeds several of her CohnReznick colleagues who have previously served on the CaringMatters Board of Directors. She is very involved in several initiatives at CohnReznick and currently serves on our Board's Finance Committee.

518 S. Frederick Avenue,
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-869-HOPE (4673)