Washington National Cathedral says it has raised $2 million to cover restoration work after last year’s earthquake severely damaged the building.
Companies with business interests in Maryland made substantial donations last year to the Democratic Governors Association, which is chaired by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, according to a year-end financial disclosure report.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to address donations given to him by Richard Stewart, who pleaded guilty this month to failing to pay $4 million in employment taxes.
Thousands of food items, plus thousands of dollars. That’s what one Howard County high school was able to gather in order to help needy families.
Students at the U.S. Naval Academy have collected more than 15,000 pounds of food during a holiday food drive.
One of the nasty side effects of this down economy is the slump in charitable giving.
A federal judge has sentenced a former employee of United Way of Central Maryland to nearly four years in prison in a plot to steal more than $375,000 in donations.
For some, nothing says winter like a hot bowl of hearty beef stew or chicken soup. But less fortunate families are lucky to see any type of meat on their dining tables this time of year. That may be especially true this year, as county food bank coordinators say donations of venison, a fall and winter staple, have decreased dramatically this season compared with the past several years.
The 10-year-olds of the Hickory Hornets are now seeking donations to help fund the trip to Virginia.
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Baltimore County is seeking donors to help enroll 165 underprivileged youth in a camping program and officials say donations are down because of the economy.
The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is starting a campaign for private donations to sustain its annual Salute to Independence concert at Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.