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United Way of Central Maryland Media Releases

2018

United Way of Central Maryland’s Third Project Homeless Connect In Harford County Helps 550 Struggling Individuals Gain Access to Over 50 Services
1/24/18

United Way of Central Maryland’s United for Change Campaign Surpasses Goal of $4.5 Million
1/19/18

2017

United Way of Central Maryland Joins Forces with the Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools to Create The United Way Ben Franklin Center at Brooklyn/Curtis Bay
11/27/17

Local Young Professionals Groups Commit to Raising 614,000 Volunteer Hours for #GivingTuesday
11/13/17

United Way of Central Maryland Launches 25th Annual Harvest of Plenty Campaign
11/01/17

United Way of Central Maryland’s Sixth Annual Project Homeless Connect The Largest Ever, with 2,400 Baltimore Area Families and Individuals Experiencing or at Risk of Homelessness Served
10/18/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces BGE’s Stephen J. Woerner as Chair of the Board
9/25/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces Innovative Education Program: On Track 4 Success
9/20/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces New Leadership for Membership Groups
9/14/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces 2017 Campaign Co-Chairs
9/13/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces More Than $4.1 Million to Support its Fight for the Education, Financial Stability and Health of Local Communities
8/8/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces More Than $435,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Anne Arundel County
8/8/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces Nearly $830,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Baltimore County
8/8/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces More Than $116,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Carroll County
8/8/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $195,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Harford County
8/8/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces More Than $425,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Howard County
8/8/17

United Way’s Emerging Leaders United Membership Group Announces 2017 Leadership
7/18/17

United Way of Central Maryland Announces “Philanthropic Five” Award Winners
4/19/17

United Way of Central Maryland’s Second Annual Project Homeless Connect Helps More than 450 Harford County Residents
1/25/17

Groundbreaking United Way Study Reveals that 35 Percent of Maryland Households Struggle to Afford Basics
1/9/17

2016

On Giving Tuesday, United Way of Central Maryland Celebrates Distribution of 4,500 Thanksgiving Dinners to Central Maryland Families
11/29/16

United Way of Central Maryland Appoints Franklyn Baker as President and Chief Executive Officer
11/10/16

United Way of Central Maryland Launches 24th Annual Harvest of Plenty Campaign
10/11/16

United Way of Central Maryland’s Fifth Annual Project Homeless Connect Assisted 2,100 Baltimore Area Families and Individuals Experiencing or At Risk of Homelessness
10/3/2016

United Way of Central Maryland Announces Baltimore Gas and Electric’s CEO Calvin Butler as the 2016 Campaign Chair
9/13/16

United Way of Central Maryland Partners with KPMG LLC, KPMG Foundation and Beta Alpha Psi for an International Day of Literacy
8/8/16

United Way of Central Maryland Raises $110k+ to Provide Relief for those in Ellicott City
8/4/16

United Way of Central Maryland Launches Search for Leader of the Future
7/29/16

More than 300 Young Leaders Gathered at United Way of Central Maryland’s Fifth Annual Emerging Leaders United Young Professionals Conference
5/10/16

400 of Baltimore’s Women Leaders Convene and Call for Change at the 2016 Women’s Forum Hosted by United Way of Central Maryland
4/15/16

SECU Partners with United Way of Central Maryland as a Sponsor of its Interactive ‘Walk a Mile’ Experience
3/16/16

United Way of Central Maryland Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Read Across America Day at Area Schools
3/2/316

2015

United Way of Central Maryland and the Superstar Foundation Announce Winners of the 2015 Superstar Award
12/21/15

United Way of Central Maryland Aims to Distribute 4,000 Thanksgiving Dinners to Central Maryland Families
11/2/15

United Way “Day of Action” Unites Local Organizations with 31 Community Service Projects
10/13/15

United Way of Central Maryland’s Fourth Annual Project Homeless Connect Aims to Assist 2,000 of the Baltimore Area’s Homeless Population
9/23/15

United Way of Central Maryland Honors Local Philanthropists at Tocqueville Society Event
9/17/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces Jim Wheeler of Ayers Saint Gross as Chairman of the Board
9/8/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces Greater Baltimore Committee’s Donald C. Fry as 2015 Campaign Chair
9/1/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $873,000 in Grants Aimed to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net in Baltimore County
7/30/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $132,000 in Grants Aimed to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net in Carroll County
7/29/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $215,00 in Grants Aimed to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net in Harford County
7/28/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $450,000 in Grants Aimed to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net in Howard County
7/23/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces $500,000 in Grants Aimed to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net in Anne Arundel County
7/22/15

United Way of Central Maryland Announces 8.27 Million in Funding to Stabilize Families and Support the Local Safety Net
7/22/15

United Way of Central Maryland Awards Over $500,000 in Neighborhood-Targeted Grants Through Maryland Unites Fund
6/2/15

United Way of Central Maryland Raises $300k+ to Provide Humanitarian Relief, Partners with UPS for Delivering Hope Community Engagement Campaign
5/4/15

Publication Title Date
Baltimore Sun Study: One-quarter of Maryland families above federal poverty line, but can’t afford basic essentials January 9, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal United Way wants to focus on employed, but struggling individuals January 9, 2017
The Daily Record Report: One-third of Md. households live paycheck to paycheck January 9, 2017
WBAL Radio United Way Report Finds More Than Third Of Maryland Households Unable To Afford Basic Needs January 9, 2017
Hagerstown Herald-Mail Report: 42 percent of Washington Co. households struggle with basic living costs January 9, 2017
The Dagger Groundbreaking United Way Study Reveals that 35 Percent of Maryland Households Struggle to Afford Basics January 9, 2017
WHAG-TV Expert researchers, United Way weigh-in on the basic costs of living in Frederick County, Md. January 9, 2017
WMAR-TV One-third of Maryland families are struggling to make ends meet, United Way report finds January 10, 2017
Frederick News-Post Report shows quarter of Frederick County families earn below basic cost of living January 13, 2017
Maryland Independent ALICE report shows new data on Charles County working poor January 13, 2017
Eye on Annapolis United Way study suggest 35% of Marylanders struggle to afford the basics January 14, 2017
WBFF-TV In-Studio Segment about ALICE January 14, 2017
Carroll County Times What’s it take to make a living in Carroll? Go ask ALICE January 14, 2017
Maryland Independent Helping those struggling just to get by January 18, 2017
Carroll County Times Editorial: ALICE data should be considered in long-term planning January 19, 2017
The Dagger United Way of Central Maryland to Host Harford County’s Second Annual Project Homeless Connect January 22, 2017
MyInforms.com United Way of Central Maryland to Host Harford County’s Second Annual Project Homeless Connect January 23, 2017
Baltimore Snap B’Cause Networking Happy Hour January 24, 2017
Baltimore Snap Wine in the Winter January 24, 2017
The Aegis Project Homeless Connect in Harford January 24, 2017
The Aegis Project Homeless Connect event (Photo gallery) January 24, 2017
Carroll County Times Project Homeless Connect Event (photo gallery) January 24, 2017
Hagerstown Herald-Mail ALICE report influenced how some legislators voted on the energy bill January 31, 2017
The Bargaineer (Print) United Way of Central Maryland hosts Harford County’s second annual Project Homeless Connect February 3, 2017
The Aegis Harford homeless count drops below 200 for second consecutive year February 14, 2017
WJZ-TV On Time On Time: February 19, 2017 February 19, 2017
Maryland Chamber of Commerce Leading the United Way February 27, 2017
The Daily Record United Way, Baltimore CASH offer tax help March 2, 2017
WBAL-TV United Way Dr. Seuss Event Mention March 3, 2017
The Dundalk Eagle Local students celebrate Seuss March 3, 2017
WJZ-TV United Way/Dr. Seuss story March 3, 2017
WBAL-AM Hotline Connects Taxpayers With Help March 5, 2017
Baltimore Sun Pugh calls mass teacher absences in Baltimore ‘unconscionable’ March 9, 2017
Baltimore Times Farring Elementary School Celebrates Read Across America Day March 9, 2017
Frederick News-Post Local doctors weigh in on proposed Obamacare replacement March 10, 2017
WMAR-TV Light City Festival partners with United Way March 28, 2017
Baltimore Sun Light City teams up with restaurants, hotels to benefit United Way April 4, 2017
The Aegis Fines cannot end homelessness April 7, 2017
Baltimore Sun School-based daycare in South Baltimore helps teen parents graduate April 13, 2017
Harford County Living United Way of Central Maryland Announces “Philanthropic Five” Award Winners April 21, 2017
Baltimore Times United Way of Central Maryland Announces “Philanthropic Five” Award Winners April 23, 2017
Baltimore Sun ELU Event Calendar Listing April 24, 2017
Baltimore Sun Employed and struggling in Md. April 24, 2017
Baltimore Sun Report: more than a third of households in Maryland struggle to make ends meet April 27, 2017
University of Maryland Baltimore News A Path to Success for Maryland’s Working Poor April 27, 2017
Bio Portfolio StratusLIVE Workplace Giving Portal Selected by the United Way of Central Maryland May 7, 2017
Baltimore Ravens Tickets On Sale For Lardarius Webb’s Charity Softball Game May 22, 2017
WYPR Sheilah Kast Interview w/ Franklyn May 25, 2017
WJZ-TV On Time Interview May 29, 2017
WYPR Sheilah Kast Interview w/ ALICE families June 1, 2017
Baltimore City BizList The ReSET – Why ALICE is Everyone’s Problem July 5, 2017
Baltimore Sun Challenging ‘changemakers’ to help tackle social issues in Howard County July 17, 2017
Baltimore Patch United Way’s Emerging Leaders Announces ’17 Leadership July 19, 2017
Baltimore Sun New housing comes to Argyle Avenue July 28, 2017
Baltimore Sun United Way’s Emerging Leaders United Membership Group Announces 2017 Leadership (Whitney Harmel) July 31, 2017
Baltimore Sun United Way’s Emerging Leaders United Membership Group Announces 2017 Leadership (Elizabeth Paal) July 31, 2017
The Daily Record Whitney Harmel and Elizabeth Paal July 31, 2017
CityBizList United Way of Central Maryland Names Elizabeth Paal Vice Chair for 2017 August 1, 2017
The Daily Record Harford Community Action Agency receives $20K grant August 3, 2017
Harford County Living Harford Community Action Agency Receives Grant from United Way of Central Maryland August 3, 2017
CityBizList Harford Community Action Agency Receives Grant from United Way of Central Maryland August 4, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal Whitney Harmel August 8, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal Elizabeth Paal August 8, 2017
Daily Record United Way of Central Md. to spend $4.17M in community investment August 9, 2017
Towson Patch UWCM Donates $83K In Grants To Support Community Programs August 9, 2017
Bel Air Patch United Way of Central MD Announces $195K to Harford County August 9, 2017
Harford County Living United Way of Central Maryland Announces $195,000 to Support its Fight for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Harford County August 9, 2017
The Bargaineer United Way of Central Maryland announces $195,000 to support Harford County August 9, 2017
The Dagger United Way of Central Maryland Announces $195,000 for Education, Financial Stability and Health in Harford County August 9, 2017
The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers ABAG Member: United Way of Central Maryland Supports Education, Financial Stability and Health August 9, 2017
Carroll County’s Community Television Bulletin Ran on Channels 19 & 23 August 10, 2017
Carroll County Times United Way of Central Maryland announces $116K for programming support in Carroll August 11, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal Print Announcement on Grants August 18, 2017
Baltimore Sun University of Maryland, Catholic Charities offer free dental service in College Park (Project Homeless Connect mention) September 11, 2017
Baltimore SNAP 30th Anniversary of the Tocqueville Society – United Way of Central Maryland September 12, 2017
Baltimore Sun (Online) Affordable housing is a must for Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizens September 13, 2017
Harford County Bargaineer United Way of Central Maryland Announces 2017 Campaign Co-Chairs September 14, 2017
Baltimore Sun Catonsville farmers markets work to reach out to low income shoppers September 14, 2017
Baltimore Sun (Print) LTE: Affordable housing is a must September 17, 2017
Capital Gazette United Way of Central Maryland works to stem school dropout rates in Baltimore, Anne Arundel September 20, 2017
Baltimore Sun United Way of Central Maryland works to stem school dropout rates in Baltimore, Anne Arundel September 20, 2017
WJZ-TV (Broadcast) Eyewitness News at 5 September 21, 2017
WJZ-TV Program Aims To Boost Graduation Rate Of Md. Students September 20, 2017
WMAR-TV (Broadcast) Good Morning Maryland September 20, 2017
WMAR-TV New initiative aims to improve Baltimore City School’s dropout rate September 20, 2017
WBAL-TV OT4S Story September 20, 2017
WBFF-TV OT4S Story September 20, 2017
Carroll County Times United Way of Central Maryland works to stem school dropout rates in Baltimore, Anne Arundel September 20, 2017
The Daily Record United Way of Central Md. launches new education program September 21, 2017
Capital Gazette (Print) United Way seeks to stem dropout rates September 21, 2017
Baltimore Sun (Print) United Way seeks to stem dropout rates September 21, 2017
Frederick News-Post Faces of ALICE: One in three Frederick households struggle to pay for basic necessities September 23, 2017
Frederick News-Post The safety net: How local social service agencies help struggling families survive and thrive September 23, 2017
The Daily Record BGE’s Woerner named board chair of United Way of Central Md. September 25, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal United Way of Central Maryland taps Pinkard to chair Tocqueville Society October 4, 2017
The Daily Record United Way of Central Md. gets new membership group leadership October 4, 2017
Baltimore Afro Sixth Annual United Way of Central Maryland Project Homeless Connect October 9, 2017
WYPR Project Homeless Connect Interview October 10, 2017
The Daily Record United Way’s Project Homeless Connect begins Thursday October 11, 2017
Baltimore Times Maryland Dentists to Provide Free Care to Baltimore Residents October 11, 2017
WBFF-TV Morning show live hits October 12, 2017
WMAR-TV Morning live hits at Project Homeless Connect October 12, 2017
WMAR-TV 150 local organizations and 2,000 volunteers aid the homeless in Baltimore October 12, 2017
Baltimore Sun After Pugh lays out plan, Baltimore event highlights complexity of homeless problem October 12, 2017
Baltimore Sun (Print) Event shows complexity of homeless problem October 13, 2017
The Daily Record (Print) Project Homeless Back for 6th year October 13, 2017
The Daily Record PHOTOS: Volunteers help homeless people in Baltimore October 13, 2017
WYPR Project Homeless Connect Story October 13, 2017
Baltimore Post-Examiner Project Homeless Connect offers resources, services for Marylanders in need October 13, 2017
WBAL-TV Project Homeless Connect links needy with medical, legal services October 16, 2017
The Daily Record United Way helps 2,400 during Project Homeless Connect October 18, 2017
Cecil Daily Legislators hope to entice developers, combat homelessness October 18, 2017
Baltimore Sun Nonprofit View: The cost of quality child care October 22, 2017
Columbia Flier Innovation takes center stage at Changemaker Challenge October 31, 2017
The Daily Record (page 10) Path to Excellence: Women technology leaders needed in the nonprofit sector (Martina Martin) November
HoCo Connect United Way Harvest of Plenty November 4, 2017
Dundalk Eagle United Way launches annual Harvest of Plenty campaign November 6, 2017
Harford County Living United Way of Central Maryland Launches 25th Annual Harvest of Plenty Campaign November 9, 2017
Carroll County Times Still time to register for Harvest of Plenty November 15, 2017
Baltimore Sun Schmuck: Ravens great Ed Reed delivers personal fowl at SEED School of Maryland November 20, 2017
Carroll County Times United Way sends turkey home for families in need November 20, 2017
Carroll County Times (Print) United Way sends turkey home for families in need November 20, 2017
Baltimore Sun Economy improving, but Maryland Thanksgiving charities still see need November 23, 2017
Baltimore Sun Maryland nonprofits join ‘Giving Tuesday’ movement, solicit donations, volunteerism November 27, 2017
Baltimore City Biz List SECU Raises More Than $37,500 For United Way Of Central Maryland December 7, 2017
Bel Air Patch 155 Coats Given To Harford County Kids In Need December 14, 2017
WBAL-AM Marylanders Scrutinize Federal Tax Plan After It Passes Congress December 21, 2017
Baltimore Business Journal Local nonprofits concerned giving could take a hit under Republican tax plan December 21, 2017