Tag: Nonprofit organization

Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

During 44 combined years of teaching, Leo and Diane Zerhusen had seen so many children coming to school without adequate clothes, school supplies or food to eat that they felt they had to do something to help. Lisa Hurka Covington was shattered when her lovely, talented sister shot herself at the age of 28. Lucinda […]

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Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Providence Center will honor “The Inspiration in All of Us” at its annual fall gala on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  The event raises funds to support the programs and services Providence Center provides for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County. “The Inspiration in All of Us” […]

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Bello Machre announces Hertha and Jesse Adams  Ray of Hope Program

Bello Machre announces Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hertha and Jesse Adams Charitable Trust helps many individuals and families in need of emergency respite care and in-home support services.  In recognition of their generosity, Bello Machre hereby names The Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program.  This important program will continue to change the lives of people with developmental disabilities for […]

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Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The quest to name Maryland’s famous blue crab on the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate has begun. During the past two weeks, more than 1,000 names have been submitted to the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. Residents from Maryland and throughout the country have suggested their most creative and funny name ideas for […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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Arundel Lodge receives 3 year CARF accreditation

Arundel Lodge receives 3 year CARF accreditation

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

CARF International announced that Arundel Lodge has been accredited for a period of three years for all of its applicable programs and services. This is the first time Arundel Lodge has sought accreditation from CARF International. This decision by CARF International represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and […]

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Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

| June 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Next Saturday, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis will be full of bounding labrador retrievers participating in the Annual Lab Rescue Dog  Walk. The event benefits the Lab Rescue of the LRCP (Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac) is a volunteer driven, non-profit organization with a two-fold mission: rescue, foster and place homeless, abused, and/or abandoned Labrador […]

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Bello Machre receives $5K from Northrop Grumman

Bello Machre receives $5K from Northrop Grumman

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre was recently presented with a $5,000 check from the ECHO Group of Northrop Grumman Corporation to help provide loving care and supported emergency services to adults in one of its new fully accessible homes. The Employees Charity Organization (ECHO) of Northrop Grumman, established in 1956, is a non-profit agency that provides a means […]

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Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

A year ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event. He smile took a different turn when the bar was set for 2014–$1 million dollars!  It was a tall order and a very aggressive goal. Ultimately, […]

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K&B True Value offers fundraising program

K&B True Value offers fundraising program

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

K&B True Value is pleased to offer local non-profit and youth organizations a unique no-risk fundraising opportunity: “Popcorn for a Purpose.” K&B True Value will set an organization up at the front of the store at a table with the store’s popcorn machine, supplies, and a donation jar. The organization’s volunteer(s) operates the popcorn machine […]

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New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

New Horizons Supported Services, Inc. and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are jointly hosting “A Fairway to Help” Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Bowie Golf & Country Club, 7420 Laurel-Bowie Road, Bowie, MD. The cost is $125 per player and $450 per foursome. Registration is at 8:00 am with a […]

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30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) will host The Great Give 2014 from 6 PM on May 7 to 6 PM on May 8, 2014. The Great Give is a 24-hour online fundraiser designed to raise funds to support Anne Arundel County nonprofit organizations and to strengthen a “give local” spirit throughout the […]

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5K run and dog walk to support veterans

5K run and dog walk to support veterans

| April 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran’s K-9 Corps® (www.VetDogs.org) is excited to host the Fourth Annual Annapolis 5K Run & Dog Walk (www.5K.vetdogs.org) to benefit America’s VetDogs, a non-profit organization that provides guide and service dogs, free of charge, to disabled veterans of all eras at no cost to them. The event takes place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, […]

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Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, March 13th the SPCA of Anne Arundel County transferred 18 cats from Anne Arundel County Animal Control to their shelter.  As a private nonprofit organization that operates solely on the donations from the community, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County provides shelter and humane care to over 2,000 homeless animals per year.  Majority […]

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Grants For Greening

Grants For Greening

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unity Gardens is a locally based non-profit organization that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement, and education in Anne Arundel County. Grants of up to $1,000 are offered twice a year to coincide with the spring and fall growing seasons. Applications for the 2014 fall grant cycle will be accepted from January […]

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Mongolian Dance Drama At Maryland Hall

Mongolian Dance Drama At Maryland Hall

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A dance drama featuring artists from Mongolia will  perform the “Wedding Of Ordos,” on January 17, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. The drama features ceremonial traditions, as the Hada for engagement, greetings to the son-in-law, toasting, mother’s blessings. The drama with its magnificent ethnic costumes, dances and music preserves the rich wedding customs […]

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MLK Day Of Service, January 20th

MLK Day Of Service, January 20th

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Make Monday, January 20, 2014, a “Day On not a Day Off”.  To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County, Church on the Rock and their partners invite you to celebrate by coming together and volunteering for several nonprofit organizations at one central location. The Event will be […]

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Providence Center Launches Online Store

Providence Center Launches Online Store

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just in time for the holidays,  Providence Center, a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that serves adults with developmental disabilities, announced today the launch of its online store for its products.  The store is located at www.providencecenter.com/providence-products and includes a selection of items from the organization’s Pottery Studio, Woodshop, and art program.  The […]

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Bello Machre Receives $10,000 Grant

Bello Machre Receives $10,000 Grant

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre was recently presented with a $10,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to enhance its services.  The grant from the PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), will be used to help provide loving care and supported emergency services to adults in one of its […]

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Anne Arundel Cares To Host Roundtable For Non-Profit Leaders

Anne Arundel Cares To Host Roundtable For Non-Profit Leaders

| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Cares, Inc. is offering a free brown-bag Roundtable lunch titled “You Can’t Do It All — Prioritizing Your Fundraising Efforts” for local nonprofit leaders on Wednesday, November 6th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Held in conjunction with Maryland Nonprofits, this event will take place at the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Conference/Training Center […]

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Non-Profits Can Register For 2014 Great Give

Non-Profits Can Register For 2014 Great Give

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

In May 2013, the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) hosted the inaugural Great Give – a 24-hour online fundraising event. Together we raised $606,784 from 2,700 donors for 118 participating nonprofits. Every gift, whether it was $10 or $20,000, made a difference and the collective impact was immediate. With the success of the […]

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Anne Arundel Cares Raises nearly $50K In One Week

Anne Arundel Cares Raises nearly $50K In One Week

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

$43,945 was raised for nonprofits in Anne Arundel County during the second annual Anne Arundel Cares Week. 196 donors contributed $36,445 to 22 participating nonprofits, and Chesapeake Legal Alliance, Opportunity Builders, Inc., and the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council each won $2,500 challenge grants during the fundraising drive that ended at midnight last night. “The […]

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