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Tag Archives: Coronavirus response

UMB, Arabbers to deliver chicken to west Baltimore residents

The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Community Engagement Center is teaming up with the Southwest Baltimore’s Arabber Preservation Society to deliver 2,000 pounds of frozen chicken to west Baltimore community members. Arabbers, street vendors who sell fruits and vegetables from horse-drawn carts, will ...

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Loyola Maryland’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship forms COVID-19 pro bono consulting group for businesses

Loyola University Maryland’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CI&E) has formed a pro bono consulting group to specifically help Baltimore-based businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Crisis navigators are serving as mentors, problem solvers and counselors in a time of great ...

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Sheetz offers free coffee to Md. first responders, health care workers

Pennsylvania-based Sheetz, a mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain, announced it will offer free coffee to first responders and health care workers in Maryland in appreciation of their commitment to health and safety as they fight on the front lines of ...

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Sinclair, UM School of Medicine partner on COVID-19 information initiative

Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. Thursday announced a new public service initiative, in partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, to provide consumers with important and timely news and information about the coronavirus pandemic. The four- to eight-minute ...

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World Central Kitchen to begin Baltimore food relief operation Saturday

The World Central Kitchen, in collaboration with the Maryland Stadium Authority and Chef José Andrés, will expand its food relief operation in Baltimore beginning Saturday to help relieve food insecurity faced by Baltimore’s vulnerable communities. The event is scheduled for ...

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Baltimore Community Foundation launches COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund

The Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) Thursday announced the latest in a series of grants to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on vulnerable individuals and communities in the Baltimore region. The effort began in mid-March when BCF made emergency grants to ...

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