Giving

Baltimore Child Abuse Center Hosts 5th Annual Be A Hero Gala and Party at Port Discovery

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WHAT: Baltimore Child Abuse Center will host the 5th annual Be A Hero Gala and Party on Friday, May 4 beginning at 6:30 pm at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore.

Good Deeds Day Inspires Local Baltimore Families to Volunteer

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The arrival of spring is quickly approaching, which brings lots of excitement to the Baltimore community for many different reasons… the end to the cold weather, pretty scenery, opening day at Camden Yards, lacrosse season and, for me, Good Deeds Day.Good Deeds Day is an international day of service that unites people from 93 countries who perform good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet.

Spring Days at the Walters

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On Thursday, April 12 celebrated Southern floral designer Sybil Brooke Sylvester begins two days of programs to benefit of the Walters Art Museum.  At Simply Beautiful Flowers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sylvester, the owner of Wildflower Designs in Birmingham, Alabama kicks off the two-day event with a workshop. A wine and cheese reception and a take-home arrangement are included for each participant.

Then on Friday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the museum, A Spring Day at the Walters features Sylvester in a lecture and demonstration, “A Fresh Take on Spring.” Light luncheon in the sculpture court follows.

Baltimore Child Abuse Center Hosts 5th Annual Be A Hero Gala and Party

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WHAT: Baltimore Child Abuse Center will host the 5th annual Be A Hero Gala and Party on Friday, May 4 beginning at 6:30 pm at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore.

Rescheduled – Redeemer Speaker Series: Tonight’s Program Will Be Held May 30

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Due to the snowstorm, tonight’s event featuring Amy Sherald, Stephen Towns, and BMA Director Chris Bedford has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 30.

Help send Western High School students to a screening of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ at the Senator

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The Western High School Choir

NOW launches GoFundMe to inspire girls with a viewing of female empowerment film.

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Baltimore Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is raising funds to send 800 Western High School students to a private showing of A Wrinkle in Time at the Senator Theatre on March 21.

Western High School is the oldest all-girls public high school in the country and is renowned for its academic excellence.  Nonetheless, the school is not immune from the budgetary woes of Baltimore schools.

Click here to contribute to the gofundme campaign.

Redeemer Speaker Series: Tim Phillips, Co-founder of Beyond Conflict, March 14

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The Church of the Redeemer is located at 5603 North Charles Street. Click here to sign-up for supper at 6:00 p.m. for $10 per person. There is no cost and no sign-up to attend the lecture only.

Scholarship opportunity for 7th graders from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

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Do you know a talented 7th grader? The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is in search of high-achieving 7th-grade students to apply to its five-year, pre-college scholarship. Students selected to be Cooke Young Scholars will receive academic and college counseling, funding for enrichment activities, and the opportunity to join a community of ambitious peers.

All parts of the application must be submitted by March 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Reach out to us at scholarships@jkcf.org or call 800-941-3300 for more information.

Under Armour, ESPN paying nonprofits to convert Baltimore’s vacant lots into rec space

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A formerly vacant lot at Greenmount and Whitridge avenues. Photo by Eli Pousson, via Flickr.

Cable TV’s largest sports network and South Baltimore athletic apparel maker Under Armour are offering hundreds of thousands in funding to nonprofits in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to convert vacant lots into play space.