It’s a new concept in charitable giving. It’s called GiveCorps. It started here in Baltimore last year by two entrepreneurs who are taking the groupon concept to a whole new level.
A group gathers a community’s food, nonperishable and monetary donations and delivers them to the Thurmont Food Bank.
Members of the Walkersville Homemakers Club sorted through their history at their club’s final meeting earlier this month. After 91 years, the club is disbanding because of low membership.
A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake.
The United Way of the National Capital Area says it plans to award about $1.75 million to nonprofit groups in the Washington area.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she will direct her automatic pay raise this year to the city’s Youth Works summer jobs program.
A donation from two professional football players is turned down by one Harford County high school.
A special gift has turned into a field of dreams for one city Catholic school. After months of fundraisers, the Nick Adenhart Memorial Foundation stepped in to help.
Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger is introducing legislation to ensure money donated by citizens to chip away at the federal deficit is actually used for that purpose.
The Maryland Institute College of Art received its largest gift ever– $10 million from its longtime trustee, George Bunting, Jr. and his wife, Anne Bunting.
The Baltimore School for the Arts is receiving a $1 million donation that will help sustain a decades-old youth program.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick says it’s collecting donations for Japanese earthquake victims in honor of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton.