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Donations Needed to Replace United Way Bus The bus provides critical resources and transportation to 18 families

United Way bus driver Paul Highfield

  United Way of Central Maryland needs $35,000 to replace its neighborhood bus. The nonprofit is still about $10,000 short. The bus, which provides safe, free transportation for 18 families in Baltimore City, has broken down. Student-parents at Ben Franklin High School use the bus to get to school each …

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Giveaway Benefits More Than 100 Baltimore Families Toyota partners with the Salvation Army in Central Maryland for the 6th Year

Salvation Army winter boots giveaway 2021

  Toyota, in partnership with the Salvation Army of Central Maryland, is donating warm boots and socks to more than 150 families in need on Saturday, Jan. 29. The giveaway is presented in conjunction with the Maryland Auto Show, held at the Baltimore Convention Center Jan. 28-30. This is Toyota’s …

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Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees 2021 The tradition of more than 30 years returns with a toy drive and many virtual activities

Kennedy Krieger Institute Festival of Trees

  The Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees returns this holiday season at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Visitors can drop by from Nov. 26 through Nov. 28 to donate items for the toy drive. The traditional sale of more than 500 trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses decorated by …

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Community-Minded Kids: Jake Rusnak This Baltimore teen exemplifies that you're never too young to give back

Jake Rusnak Charitable children

  Jake Rusnak challenged himself to the longest swim of his life in October—10K (6.2 miles), or 438 laps around the pool. Thankfully, the Baltimore teen didn’t have to count all the laps—his all-in-one training partner, coach and former lifeguard dad, Andrew, took on that task. Aside from the physical …

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Baltimore Mixologists to Craft Cocktails in the Fight Against Child Hunger Virtual Culinary Series Raises Funds to Help Weekend Backpacks Feed Baltimore City Kids

Baltimore Mixologists to Craft Cocktails in the Fight Against Child Hunger

Every child deserves access to nutritious food, but the devastating impact of COVID-19 on our nation’s food systems has only worsened the child hunger crisis. Feeding America found that Baltimore’s food insecurity is projected to have increased from 18% to 24% in 2020, leaving thousands of people without enough to …

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