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United Way of Central Maryland


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United Way Launches ‘Ride United’ To Meet Transportation Needs

BALTIMORE (February 13, 2020) – United Way Worldwide launched Ride United, a transportation access initiative that will help those in need overcome transportation barriers, in September 2019. United…

211 Maryland United Way Helpline Celebrates ‘211 Day’

BALTIMORE (January 30, 2020) – On February 11, the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline will celebrate 211 Day, recognizing this critical service that has answered more than 100,000 calls over the last…

United Way of Central Maryland’s Project Homeless Connect Serves Hundreds in its Fifth Year

Bel Air, MD (January 24, 2020) – Yesterday, almost 500 men, women and children experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in Harford County were helped back on the path to a stable life at United Way of…

$60,000 in Grants Awarded to Howard County Changemakers at Second Changemaker Challenge

Laurel, MD (November 12, 2019) – United Way of Central Maryland and the Horizon Foundation came together to award four winners a total of $60,000 at last night’s 2019 Changemaker Challenge event.…

Alicia Wilson and Trif Alatzas to lead United Way of Central Maryland’s 2019 Fundraising Efforts

BALTIMORE, Md. (Sept. 23, 2019) – United Way of Central Maryland announced that Alicia Wilson, newly appointed vice president for economic development of Johns Hopkins, and Trif Alatzas, publisher…

The United Way Ben Center and Partners Welcome First Children into New Outdoor Play and Learning Space

Baltimore, MD (September 13, 2019) – Today, United Way of Central Maryland and partners Corporate Office Properties Trust (“COPT”) (NYSE: OFC), Plano-Coudon, Brightview and Floura Teeter opened a new…


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