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Maryland Boost Scholarship Program

Published March 18, 2019

Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship Program is in its fourth year and is providing scholarships for the upcoming school year to eligible low-income K-12 students toward tuition at a qualifying nonpublic school of their choice. Download a flyer or find more information here.

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St. Mark’s Collecting Used Purses for Change Purse

Published March 18, 2019

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring a collection of used purses to benefit Change Purse, a non-profit organization located in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania, dedicated to supporting survivors of Human Trafficking.  During the months of March and April, St. Mark’s will serve as a collection spot for used purses, which will be sold in a one-day sale on May 18 from 9-12 noon.  Change Purse will accept all brands and styles of purses and bags as long as they are currently in style and are in new or like new condition. They must be free from stains, odors, or tears and must […]

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Potomac Towers Thanks, two meal slots left to fill

Published March 5, 2019

From Hagerstown Housing Authority: The Hagerstown Housing Authority would like to thank everyone who has assisted in getting the Potomac Towers Lunch Program started, provided meals and showed a genuine concern for our residents attending.   With your generosity, we have enough volunteers  to successfully  cover almost every day needed, except the first and second Tuesday.  Things have been going well.  The Residents are raving about the food that is being provided to them and have expressed their sincerest appreciation for the church groups helping.  They are liking the food so well that the numbers are now averaging around 35, up […]

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Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator wanted

Published February 18, 2019

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Williamsport, MD is starting a new position of Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator.  See the Position Description for more information. If interested, please send your resume by March 15, 2019 to Rev. Mark Sandell at marksandel@yahoo.com (email is preferred).

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REACH Seeking Open Table Volunteers

Published February 16, 2019

Reach is currently searching for  9 volunteers to be a table member of our next Open Table launch. This is a great opportunity to support a brother or sister and help lift them out of poverty. It is a rewarding experience for all of the table participants. For more information about this national program visit: https://www.theopentable.org Training will start when Reach has 9 volunteers committed to creating a community of care around someone who seeks to make positive changes in their lives. Reach currently has a person waiting for a table to be created to offer him caring support and […]

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Reach offering “Bridge to Change”

Published February 12, 2019

Reach of Washington County is thrilled to launch Bridge to Change, a new program that develops human potential through purposeful work experiences for the homeless. This program helps prepare those who are ready for change to develop confidence and skills to enter a job services program or permanent employment. We are very excited about partnering with the City or Hagerstown and supporting our community’s most vulnerable population towards independence” said Dana Jenkins, Reach’s Executive Director.  Read more…

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HARC Group Discount for “Unconditional Care: Self at the Heart of Service”

Published February 5, 2019

Join us as we focus on finding balance and understanding the importance of self-awareness so that we can best provide unconditional care to others. $39 per person. For HARC group rate of $25, contact Kathy Powderly at 301-842-4272 or kathy.harc@gmail.com.   Friday, April 5, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT) Hagerstown Community College Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742 View Map Featured Speakers: Laura van Dernoot Lipsky Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, and The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies […]

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2019 Washington County Volunteer Expo

Published January 26, 2019

WASHINGTON COUNTY’S FIRST VOLUNTEER EXPO! This event will be held at Robinwood Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10th from 3pm-7pm. The Washington County Volunteer Expo is a free event, open to the public. They are anticipating offering an event with over 40 participating nonprofit and volunteer based agencies, on the spot “instant volunteering” options, self care opportunities and much more! Are you a nonprofit or do you sponsor one that is looking to build its volunteer base? Are you a community member who wants to give back but you’re just unsure where your time would be best spent? Then, this […]

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Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical Preservation and Fine Arts

Published January 19, 2019

Attention Congregations with historic buildings The grant application for Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical Preservation and Fine Arts is open and the deadline for submission is on March 1, 2019 at 11:59pm. Use the link below to find out more about the grant and to apply. https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/50513-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc Have questions?  Contact Sarah E. Burge, Director, Grants and Donor Relations, Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., 301-745-5210

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