Changemaker Challenge

Date: July 24, 2019

Do you have an innovative idea to make Howard County better? Submit it by September 16, 2019 and you could win one of four grants totaling $60,000. Pitch your idea, learn more, and see official rules here. #ChangemakerHC

Baltimore Veterans Treatment Docket

Treatment-Based Justice for Veterans

Date: November 3, 2018

The Veterans Treatment Docket matches participants with mentors who are also veterans, and can provide support and guidance for health, employment, legal, financial, counseling, and other services.

Emerging Leaders United Conference

Annual Emerging Leaders United Conference: A day devoted to social and personal change

Date: June 12, 2017

In May, more than 400 young game changers gathered for United Way of Central Maryland’s Emerging Leaders United (ELU) Young Professionals Conference. The sixth annual, day-long conference was a sell-out, and featured a series of panels, workshops and presentations based on advancing personal, professional and social change. The President of Johns Hopkins Hospital and founding […]

Volunteer Thank You

A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Volunteers

Date: April 26, 2017

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew Words cannot express the gratitude we feel; and so to convey the meaningful and measurable impact that our volunteers have on us and the individuals and families we serve, we recently asked a group of volunteers what volunteering for United Way […]

39% of Marylanders Can’t Afford Cost of Living: Meet ALICE

Date: January 23, 2017

Imagine having to make tough financial choices every day. Choices like, do I buy medicine or groceries with the money I have left? Do I fix my car so I can get to work, or pay my rent to keep from losing my home? Do I place my child in a quality daycare program, or […]

“In Their Own Words” with Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises

Date: January 18, 2017

“The work of schooling is the work of community building,” said Dr. Sonja Santelises as she began her January 12 address to more than 125 United Way Tocqueville Society members and guests. “And the building blocks of communities are families.” The CEO of Baltimore City Schools shared her thoughts on the support students need to […]

Mark Furst UWCM

Fireside Chat with United Way of Central Maryland Change Agent, Mark Furst

Date: October 11, 2016

Mark Furst, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Central Maryland, will be leaving his post after 12 years of inspirational and transformative leadership at the end of October to join the Kennedy Krieger Institute as Senior Vice President of External Relations.

U+my mom

Date: September 6, 2016

U+my mom


Date: May 16, 2016

To say WPM Real Estate Management had a successful United Way fundraising campaign would be an understatement. They increased their participation rate by four times from last year. Congratulations to WPM for their phenomenal success and a big thank you to the leadership team for their continued support and dedication to the community.


Date: April 26, 2016

McCormick recently hosted its inaugural Old Bay 5K to support the community, including United Way of Central Maryland. At the family-friendly event, attendees also participated in interactive activities that promoted United Way’s work in health, housing and income.

Thanks to McCormick for being a long-time United Way partner and outstanding community leader.

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