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Street Requiem

Street Requiem

| April 28, 2019, 09:00 PM

The Arundel Vocal Arts Society (AVAS) and the Peabody Community Chorus are collaborating to bring “Street Requiem” to the Annapolis and Baltimore areas. This musical experience was conceived with the aim of bringing a sense of peace, remembrance and hope to communities struggling with the loss of safety on our streets. “Street Requiem”, written in […]

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Street Requiem

Street Requiem

| April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM

The Arundel Vocal Arts Society (AVAS) and the Peabody Community Chorus are collaborating to bring “Street Requiem” to the Annapolis and Baltimore areas. This musical experience was conceived with the aim of bringing a sense of peace, remembrance and hope to communities struggling with the loss of safety on our streets. “Street Requiem”, written in […]

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More volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel

More volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel

| February 26, 2016, 04:19 PM | 0 Comments

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel Medical Center The Auxiliary of Anne Arundel Medical Center, […]

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Bank of America helps Light House break ground on new culinary training center and cafe

Bank of America helps Light House break ground on new culinary training center and cafe

| November 17, 2015, 11:39 AM | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Last week, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and The Light House, a homeless prevention support center, broke ground on the renovation of The Light House’s former shelter. The repurposed building will serve as a 50 seat Bistro, Culinary Training Center and home to BEST Catering. Additionally, it will include four permanent supportive […]

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Man robbed at knifepoint while jogging in Linthicum

Man robbed at knifepoint while jogging in Linthicum

| February 07, 2015, 06:16 PM | 0 Comments

On February 7,2015 at 2:00 p.m. officers responded to the area of Benton Ave. at Sycamore Rd. in Linthicum for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, a 24-year-old male, who reported that he was jogging on a trail in the area when a male suspect came up behind him […]

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8th Annual SOUPer Bowl

8th Annual SOUPer Bowl

| January 16, 2014, 10:40 AM | 0 Comments

Score big with great food and help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 8th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Shelter on Sunday, February 2, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members of the Navy women’s basketball team and Navy football team will ladle tasty soups prepared by award-winning […]

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SOUPer Bowl Scores $2200 For Light House Shelter

SOUPer Bowl Scores $2200 For Light House Shelter

| February 10, 2013, 11:35 AM | 0 Comments

Purple reigned with tremendous generosity at Heritage Baptist Church’s 7th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Light House Shelter on Sunday. Approximately 200 people, most sporting Baltimore Ravens purple & black, donated over $2200 to sample soups prepared by Chef Zachary Pope of Roundz Gourmet Market & Catering and served by Maryland Speaker of the […]

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Homeless Woman Drowns In Rising Water

Homeless Woman Drowns In Rising Water

| January 31, 2013, 03:27 PM | 0 Comments

On January 31, 2013, at 1126 hours officers responded to the area of Laurel Fort Meade Rd. and Race Track Rd. Laurel, Md. 20724 for a drowning. A 911 call was received about a body floating in the water. Fire department personnel were already on scene. The area is in a low lying wooded area and […]

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SOUPer Bowl Sunday Is February 3

SOUPer Bowl Sunday Is February 3

| January 23, 2013, 03:42 PM | 0 Comments

Kick off your Super Bowl Sunday by doing something good for yourself and the community.  Heritage Baptist Church is hosting the 7th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Shelter on Sunday, February 3, from 12 – 2 PM Guest servers, Maryland Speaker of the House Mike Busch and Annapolis City Council members Fred Paone, Shelia Finlayson and […]

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Annapolis Run For Shelter And 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run Scheduled

Annapolis Run For Shelter And 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run Scheduled

| July 21, 2012, 05:36 PM | 0 Comments

On the morning of Sunday, September 30th, 2012, the Friends of the Light House Shelter will be hosting the second running of the Annapolis Run for Shelter which is a Half Marathon and the 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run which is a 4.2 mile Fun Race.  The run will be along the scenic trails of Quiet Waters […]

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Annapolis Run For Shelter & 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run

Annapolis Run For Shelter & 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run

| April 22, 2012, 01:22 PM | 0 Comments

On the morning of Sunday, September 30th, 2012, the Friends of the Light House Shelter will be hosting the second running of the Annapolis Run for Shelter which is a Half Marathon and the 5th Annual Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run which is a 4.2 mile Fun Race.  The run will be along the scenic […]

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SOUPer Bowl For The Light House

SOUPer Bowl For The Light House

| January 26, 2012, 04:19 PM | 0 Comments

Kick off your Super Bowl Sunday by doing something good for yourself and the community. Heritage Baptist Church is hosting the 6th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Shelter on Sunday, February 5, from 11:30AM-1:30PM. Guest servers include Maryland Speaker of the House Mike Busch and Annapolis City Council members Fred Paone, […]

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Light House Expands Job Training Program (B.E.S.T.)

Light House Expands Job Training Program (B.E.S.T.)

| November 17, 2011, 02:32 PM | 0 Comments

One year ago the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis moved into its new 24,000 square foot facility on Hudson Street. In addition to providing shelter to 45 individuals and five families, the Center has also expanded programming to include a series of 12 week job training programs (B.E.S.T. -Building Employment Success […]

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Light House Kids Enjoy Special Halloween

Light House Kids Enjoy Special Halloween

| November 14, 2011, 10:54 AM | 0 Comments

It was a special Halloween at the Light House last weekend – the community room was decorated with spider webs and candy-filled pumpkins. Members of the South River High School Interact Club spent the day with the children living at the shelter, playing games and creating Halloween themed arts and crafts. The children came dressed […]

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Light House Receives $15,000 Donation

Light House Receives $15,000 Donation

| May 24, 2011, 04:30 PM | 0 Comments

Light House, a homelessness prevention and support center in Annapolis, was recently awarded $15,000 from the Carol M. Jacobsohn Foundation. The funds will be used for general operating expenses. The Light House partners with many individuals, businesses, congregational groups and organizations to provide programs that empower people as they transition toward self-sufficiency. Programs include Building […]

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Local Annapolis Resident Barbara Crosby Spearheads Career Closet

Local Annapolis Resident Barbara Crosby Spearheads Career Closet

| April 27, 2011, 02:07 PM | 0 Comments

With an increase of over 30% in homelessness in Anne Arundel County since 2009, the need is even greater for the community to help. The Career Closet was one way a local resident found that she could give back. Over the last several months, Annapolis resident, Barbara Crosby and a group of dedicated women, worked […]

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Food Link Celebrates 20 Years With Blue Jean Bash

Food Link Celebrates 20 Years With Blue Jean Bash

| April 21, 2011, 01:57 PM | 0 Comments

Make plans now for some boot stompin’ fun on Saturday, May 7th from 7pm-11pm, as Food Link celebrates its 20 year anniversary with the 2011 Blue Jean Bash. The event will be held at the Red Barn in Harness Creek, a private home of a Food Link supporter and all proceeds from the event will […]

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County Seeks Volunteers, Donations For Homeless Resource Day

County Seeks Volunteers, Donations For Homeless Resource Day

| March 08, 2011, 01:51 PM | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold is urging citizens to get involved in Homeless Resource Day, which will be held on March 26 at Glen Burnie High School. “This event has been very successful in helping people get back on their feet and off the street,” County Executive Leopold. “The economy has been very difficult and […]

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Valentine’s Day Party For Light House Residents

Valentine’s Day Party For Light House Residents

| February 19, 2011, 11:24 AM | 0 Comments

Party Girls, a caterer and party event company, based in Annapolis, MD, catered a special Valentine’s Dinner party for the residents of the Light House Shelter on Hudson Street in Annapolis. Party Girls, Julie St Marie and Christina Eichenmuller, created a memorable evening, filled with Valentine decorations, dinner and an ice cream sundae bar for […]

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The Light House Needs Donations & Volunteers

The Light House Needs Donations & Volunteers

| January 20, 2011, 06:11 PM | 0 Comments

More local families than ever before are coming to the Light House for Homeless Prevention Programs such as Bagged Lunches, BGE Assistance and Pantry Bags.  As a result, there is an urgent need for: Grocery items for the pantry – The pantry supplies well over 200 local families in need each month with two bags […]

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Dogwood Acres Donates Over 400 Pounds Of Food

Dogwood Acres Donates Over 400 Pounds Of Food

| January 06, 2011, 01:26 PM | 0 Comments

Through the generosity of their clients and staff, Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat, the region’s premiere pet lodging, daycare and spa facility, held a food drive from Thanksgiving to Christmas and collected over 400 pounds of food to donate to The Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center in Annapolis. “We are so thankful to everyone […]

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Dinner For 3000?

Dinner For 3000?

| November 19, 2010, 02:42 PM | 0 Comments

“Dinner for 3,000? Coming right up!” The public is invited to attend Larry Griffin’s 20th Annual WCAF Thanksgiving Dinner on Monday, November 22nd from 4pm to 9pm at Stanton Community Center at 92 West Washington Street.  The evening event serves over 3,000 turkey dinners to the homeless, underprivileged or simply those would normally have to […]

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