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Tag Archives: Coronavirus response

Md. nonprofits, local businesses organize COVID-19 airlift to hard-hit Ecuador (access required)

As the Baltimore-Washington region makes progress in the battle against COVID-19, two local nonprofits are leading an effort to airlift up to 20 tons of medical supplies, personal protection equipment and food to Ecuador, one of the Latin American nations ...

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CAC’s COVID-19 Pop-up Pantries helping Howard County residents (access required)

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) continues to help residents with its Pop-up Pantries, having served 12,000 Howard County residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the pandemic, low-income residents in Howard County relied on the Howard County Food Bank (operated ...

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Safeway awards $500K in COVID-19 grants to fight hunger (access required)

Safeway Foundation in Safeway’s Eastern Division has awarded $500,800 in Nourishing Neighbors grants to 47 non-profit organizations in Maryland, Virginia and Washington to help fight hunger in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Hunger relief programs are stretched to capacity ...

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Sterilex launches community initiative aimed at protecting small businesses (access required)

Sterilex, a Hunt Valley-based developer of innovative solutions that improve food safety and enhance public health, Tuesday announced the launch of a community initiative designed to keep employees and customers of Baltimore small businesses and organizations safe and operational amid ...

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Franciscan Center ramps up meal supplies, delivery options for vulnerable populations (access required)

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Franciscan Center of Baltimore has stepped up service to support an increase in need, expanding from 400 to 500 meals a day to 2,000. Recently, the center served its 100,000th meal since March 16, more than ...

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Sheehy Auto Stores dealerships unite to lend COVID-19 support (access required)

Sheehy Auto Stores’ 29 dealerships throughout Baltimore, Annapolis, Hagerstown, Washington and Richmond, Virginia; reinforced their commitment to the community and appreciation of frontline and essential workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with special dealership programs. Maryland dealerships were active in their communities with ...

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Baltimore Museum of Industry donates 2K City Kits to Baltimore City Schools (access required)

The Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) announced Monday the development of City Kits, boxed activity kits for school children based on the learning they would typically experience while on field trips to the museum. The kits are inspired by the ...

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