It is our mission to remain active in the community and support many local and global causes. We believe that we achieve success only by helping those around us succeed, whether it be overcoming an illness, overcoming poverty, or fighting to end hunger.
It is our goal to bring awareness to these causes and support their missions through both time and monetary commitments. It is our hope that we will inspire our “community” to do the same!
Have a cause you want us to promote? Contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charity of the Month
January 2015 – Children’s Miracle Network
Since it began in 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion dollars for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. These donations go to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.
62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital for treatment every minute. Whether they suffer from common childhood afflictions like asthma and broken bones, or fight bigger challenges like birth defects or cancer, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provide comfort, treatment and hope to millions of sick kids. In fact, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals treat one in 10 children in North America each year.
February 2015 – American Red Cross
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Their network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: disaster relief, supporting military families, blood bank, health & safety services, and international services.
Watch the unscripted video stories of families helped by the American Red Cross here
March 2015 – Casey Cares Foundation
Founded by Casey Baynes in 2000, The Casey Cares Foundation provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families. Since its inception, The Casey Cares Foundation has instituted close to a dozen specialized programs including Kami’s Jammies and Celebration Vacation and has grown serve over 11,000 participants per year.
April 2015 – Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay. Serving as a watchdog, we fight for effective, science-based solutions to the pollution degrading the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. They rally for pollution reduction throughout the Chesapeake’s six-state, 64,000-square-mile watershed, which is home to more than 17 million people and 3,000 species of plants and animals. With offices in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and 15 field centers, CBF leads the way in restoring the Bay and its rivers and streams.
May 2015 – The Baltimore Humane Society
The Baltimore Humane Society continues the legacy of Mrs. Elsie Barton, who began the organization in 1927, by caring for thousands of wonderful animals every year. To this day they continue to operate a low-cost, subsidized Spay, Neuter & Vaccine Clinic, which assists in helping to control the epidemic of pet overpopulation and serve low-income pet owners with quality pet care and vaccinations. Nicodemus Memorial Park, on the grounds of BHS, provides a final resting place for many beloved pets, as well as offering burial, funeral, and cremation services, and free pet bereavement services that are available to the public. In addition, 343 acres of their land still serves as a protected wildlife sanctuary, alive with deer, fox, several species of birds, and numerous other types of local wildlife.
June 2015 – Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, Fisher Center, In Honor of Dorothy A. Nutter
The Fisher Center is one of the largest and most modern scientific facilities in the world dedicated to solving the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease. Their founding director is Nobel Laureate and neuroscientist Paul Greengard. He and his world-renowned team at the Fisher Center are leading the way to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Their Mission: to attack the scourge of Alzheimer’s disease through a 3-pronged assault focused on understanding the causes of Alzheimer’s disease; improve the care of people living with Alzheimer’s to enhance their quality of life; and find a cure for this devastating disease.
July 2015 – United Service Organizations (USO) , in honor of William I. Nutter, Jr.
Thanks to the generosity of millions, the USO fulfills its mission of lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families. The USO touches many lives through an extensive range of programs at more than 160 locations in 27 states and 14 countries, and at hundreds of entertainment events each year. Thousands of USO volunteers do everything possible to provide a home away from home for our troops and to keep them connected to the families they left behind.
August 2015 – Kids in Need Foundation
The Kids In Need Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1995. The Foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. In addition, they provide grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects.
The House of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors and systems that perpetuate it, and by providing victims with the services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear.
Their vision is that one day, every woman in Maryland will be safe in her own home.
Join us this September for the event of the year – Sip N Shop 2015!! Get your tickets now!
October 2015 – Susan G. Komen Foundation, In Honor of Diane Wardian Donmoyer
At Susan G. Komen, our mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering others, ensuring quality care for all, and energizing science to find the cures. Whether you need information, assistance, emotional support or just someone to talk to, we can help.
November 2015 – Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger | ACF International is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, working to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
December 2015 – The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs through a variety of programs and services without discrimination.