United Way of Central Maryland

Mar 21, 2023

Baltimore Region Workforce Leadership Academy fellows announced

United Way of Central Maryland introduced the inaugural class of the Workforce Leadership Academy.

Dec 20, 2022

United Way of Central Md. to launch Workforce Leadership Academy

United Way of Central Maryland announced it will be sponsoring the Baltimore Workforce Leadership Academy.

Oct 27, 2021

United Way offering grants of up to $10K for Baltimore area nonprofits

United Way of Central Maryland is accepting applications for grants of up to $10,000 to benefit nonprofits and other organizations throughout the Baltimore region.

Sep 12, 2018

Report: More working Marylanders can’t afford household basics

A growing number of Marylanders cannot afford the basics they need to survive despite being employed, a new report from the United Ways of Maryland found. Many of these families struggle to make ends meet but make more than the federal poverty level, data that suggests national indicators of an improving economy do not tell […]

Nov 10, 2016

United Way of Central Maryland names new president and CEO

United Way of Central Maryland named Franklyn Baker as its new president and CEO, effective Nov. 28. Baker comes to United Way of Central Maryland after having served as principal deputy and chief operating officer for Greenpeace USA, a $45 million nonprofit with 600 staff members. “I am thrilled to join United Way of Central Maryland […]

Jul 29, 2016

United Way of Central Md. CEO Furst stepping down

United Way of Central Maryland CEO Mark S. Furst is leaving his post, and the nonprofit is launching a search for a replacement as its top leader. Jim Wheeler, chair of the board for United Way of Central Maryland, announced today that Furst will take on a senior position at The Kennedy Krieger Institute in […]

Apr 13, 2016

Women United urges business leaders to seek change

One of pillars of family stability is education, along with housing, job training and health care. That was the central message at the 2nd annual Women United conference in Baltimore on Wednesday, an event that brought together more than 400 women business leaders from the Baltimore region. Now in its second year, the event, held […]

Sep 24, 2015

United Way event offers financial assistance to the homeless

Imagine wanting to deposit a check but losing 25 percent of that money to bank fees, or getting an ID stolen and being unable to open a bank account. Those challenges are a reality for the thousands of homeless people in and around Baltimore who came to the United Way of Central Maryland’s fourth annual […]

Apr 22, 2015

United Way women’s forum focuses on social issues

Social issues like public health and access to education can only be addressed if members of diverse sectors of the community come together, speakers at a forum of women business and community leaders said Wednesday. That was the central message of United Way of Central Maryland’s first Women’s Leadership Council Forum, which focused on ways to make progress in such areas as financial stabi[...]

Aug 9, 2013

United Way of Central Maryland names new board members

Patricia M.C. Brown, senior vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine and president of Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, has been appointed chairwoman of the United Way of Central Maryland's Board of Directors.

Oct 10, 2012

Wilson to chair United Way of Central Maryland’s fundraising campaign

Alan Wilson, chairman, president and CEO of McCormick & Co., will lead the 2012 United Way of Central Maryland fundraising campaign in conjunction with his executive leadership team at the Sparks-headquartered flavor company.

Oct 4, 2012

Betsy Nelson: Tocqueville Society members still step up

It’s hard to believe that the insights and observations of 26-year-old Alexis de Tocqueville recorded in 1831 are still relevant.

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