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Governor Moore announces Maryland Partnership for Proven Programs with Arnold Ventures

ANNAPOLIS, MD— Governor Wes Moore this week announced a new partnership with Arnold Ventures – the Maryland Partnership for Proven Programs. Over the next four years, the Maryland Partnership for Proven Programs will make available up to $20 million in evidence-based philanthropic funding to scale and expand programs across the state that have proven their ability to make progress on …


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THE AVENUE at White Marsh donates over $2,500 to Perry Hall UMC food pantry

NOTTINGHAM, MD—THE AVENUE at White Marsh is spreading holiday cheer by helping to feed the hungry. THE AVENUE has donated $2,586 to the Perry Hall United Methodist Church food pantry. More than 100 families benefit every month from this food pantry. The money was raised from purchases of the sod removed to open THE AVENUE’s ice skating rink, according to …


Ravens Roost 139, Baltimore County first responders distribute 150 Thanksgiving dinner to needy families

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Local first responders and elected officials gave back to the community in a big way over the weekend. On Saturday morning, Official Ravens Roost BQ invited members of Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine, the Baltimore County Police Department, and the Baltimore County Fire Department in giving 150 Thanksgiving dinners to local families in need. Also participating …

White Marsh police precinct announces 2023 holiday food drive

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct will be holding its annual food drive this month. Food donations can be dropped off at the precinct throughout the holiday season. Among the items needed are white rice, canned vegetables, pasta, flour, cereal, jams, peanut butter, and more. The White Marsh Precinct is located at located at 8220 Perry Hall …

Baltimore County Public Library to launch community holiday drive next week

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will launch its “Connecting the Community” holiday drive next week. BCPL will be accepting donations of new and unused toys, clothing, and other items for families in need from Monday, November 13, through Wednesday, December 20. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours—Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and …

Maryland ranked 4th most charitable state, WalletHub report

BALTIMORE, MD—Utah is the most charitable state in the country, according to a new report by the personal-finance website WalletHub. Wyoming, Minnesota, Maryland, and Maine ranked as the next most generous states. The report analyzed 19 key indicators of charitable behavior across two dimensions: volunteering/service and charitable giving. “Utah had the highest volunteer rate at 40.7%, which was 2.6 times …

Baltimore County Public Library names new philanthropy, partnerships director

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library has announced the hire of Ann Beegle as Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships to oversee the fundraising strategy for Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library. The nonprofit provides resources to help support library initiatives, including digital equity, Summer Reading Challenge, bookmobiles, Storyville, building improvements and more. In her new role, Beegle will establish a …

Oriole Park goes cashless, Opening Day celebrations announced

BALTIMORE, MD—The Orioles have announced plans to welcome fans back to Oriole Park for the 2023 season during the club’s Home Opener on Friday, April 7, at 3:05 p.m. ET against the New York Yankees. The originally scheduled Home Opener was slated for Thursday, April 6, but was postponed due to the forecast of severe inclement weather. Home Opener Celebrations: …