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Kevin Plank Gives $5 Million to East Baltimore Rec Center Renovation

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016 9:39am

Under Armour CEO and wealth magnet Kevin Plank is chipping in $5 million (through his Cupid Foundation) to overhaul a recreation center in East Baltimore, Baltimore Business Journal reports. Read More →

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Baltimore Humane Society Black Tie & Tails Gala

0 Written by: | Monday, Jan 18, 2016 12:49pm

 

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Bring your pup and join us for the most unique gala event of the year! Read More →

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Maria and Matt Wieters are Doubling End-of-Year BARCS Donations

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 28, 2015 3:35pm

Up for adoption through BARCS, this sweetie suited up as a tulip to win friends and possibly influence pet costume judges as well.

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will be in Baltimore for at least another year after accepting an offer that will make him a reported $15.8 million in 2016. Before the New Year, Wieters and his wife are giving some of their riches to our local animal shelter. Read More →

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Towson Student Foots Holiday Shopping Bills for Strangers at Target

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 11:06am

Target-Stores-La-Mesa-CA-35651Whether it’s tossing a few coins in the kettle or a year-end donation, we’ve all likely given during the holidays. At a Target, one Towson University took a more personal approach. Read More →

Giving, Money & Power

Maryland Is the 2nd-Most Charitable State in the Nation

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 21, 2015 9:22am

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Have you donated time, money, or other resources over the past year to help make the neighborhood/city/world a better place? If so, you’re in good company–Marylanders are some of the most charitable people in the country, according to Forbes. Read More →

Giving, Schools

Help a Child to Read: Over 100 Baltimore Elementary School Students Need Reading Partners

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 18, 2015 1:21pm

Photo via WIkimedia Commons.

Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Reading Partners, a national nonprofit that trains community volunteers to provide students with reading support urgently needs more community members to join its efforts.  The literacy organization has been providing volunteer-led, one-on-one reading support to public elementary schools since 1997.  The program seeks to serve more than 775 students in 14 Baltimore schools, but over 100 students are waiting to be matched with a volunteer reading partner tutor. Read More →

Cross Keys, Giving, Sponsored Post

Santa is Coming Tomorrow!

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 11, 2015 3:00pm

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If you Give you Get…
A Selfie with Santa

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Holiday Professional Clothing Drive to Benefit Sharp Dressed Man

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 08, 2015 11:45am

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Holiday professional clothing and giveaway at to help the less fortunate dress for success. Between NOW and 12/23/15 we are collecting gently worn suits, blazers, trousers, shirts, ties, belts, and shoes. Please drop donations off at Christopher Schafer Clothier or Carbiz. On 12/23/15 between 12-5pm we will be giving clothes away at Sharp Dressed Man to anyone in need of attire to help them get back on their feet. Thanks to Millionaire Manners Academy and Capital Connoisseur for your support. More info at www.sharpdressedman.org

Featured, Giving, Lifeline

Jada Pinkett Smith Makes Major Donation to Baltimore Crime Victims

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 08, 2015 9:48am

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Jada Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, and the city still seems to hold a special place in her heart. Last week, the actress made a major contribution to the Victims Emergency Fund, which helps support victims and witnesses of crime–more than the entire amount the fund dispersed last year, in fact. Read More →

Food & Drink, Giving

Support the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital at the Mt. Washington Tavern, Dec. 10

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 07, 2015 2:23pm

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Join the Mt. Washington Tavern in supporting the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital with its second annual Holiday Wish Drive (And Happy Hour) in the SkyBar on Thursday, December 10. Customers are encouraged to stop by the Tavern between 5 – 7 pm with an item from the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital wish list to help put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season. Read More →

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