Nonprofits You Should Know
May 03, 2013 09:26PM
● By Anonymous
Annapolis / West County
21st Century Education Foundation, Inc.
Purpose: Match the needs of the public schools of Anne Arundel County and the resources of surrounding businesses, industry, and community.
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Purpose:Engages individuals, groups, businesses, other environmental organizations and not-for-profit groups to develop collaborative solutions to improve, preserve, and protect the Chesapeake Bay and all its resources.
American Diabetes Association
Baltimore (regional office)
Purpose: Funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes as well as educate the public about diabetes.
The American Red Cross of Anne Arundel County/Central Maryland
Purpose: Respond to disasters, assist members of the military, teach lifesaving skills, and serve as one of the largest blood suppliers in the United States.
Annapolis Area Ministries
Purpose: Help those who are destitute, homeless, or in any trouble or need through the Light House Shelter.
Annapolis Maritime Museum
Purpose: Acquire, preserve, interpret, and exhibit artifacts, and photographic and archival collections that are part of the maritime history of the Chesapeake region.
Annapolis Opera Company
Purpose: Foster singer development and opera education in our community.
Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre
Purpose: Bring community-lead stage productions to downtown Annapolis during the summer.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Association
Purpose: Provide support for a symphony orchestra in Annapolis.
Anne Arundel Cares
Purpose: Raises money for nonprofit organizations in Anne Arundel County.
Anne Arundel Community College Foundation
Purpose: Solicits, receives and administers private gifts, bequests, and donations to benefi t students and to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at the College.
Anne Arundel County CASA
Purpose: Court Appointed Special Advocates’ mission is to advocate for and support abused and neglected children to ensure their right to safe, stable, and permanent homes.
Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency
Purpose: Working in partnership with various governmental and non public organizations to alleviate the difficulties that beset households with low-tomoderate incomes.
Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank
Purpose: Assist those in need. It is a free resource bank and no fees are required for its assistance.
Anne Arundel County Library Foundation
Purpose: Provide a margin of excellence and innovation in library services, above and beyond what core government funding can provide.
Anne Arundel County Literacy Council
Purpose: Provide free one-on-one tutoring in basic literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) to adult residents of Anne Arundel County.
Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency
Purpose: Coordinate a comprehensive array of services in the Public Mental Health System for Anne Arundel County residents.
Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation
Purpose: Enhance the health status of the people they serve by providing patients with compassionate, high quality services that will help alleviate pain, preserve health, and extend life.
Anne Arundel County Historical Society
Purpose: Provide leadership in the preservation and exploration of shared history.
The Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region, Inc.
Purpose: Advocate for the rights and respect of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Anne Arundel, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne, and Talbot Counties.
The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Encourage and invest in the visual arts, performing arts, and historic preservation for the people of our county; as well as well as create a financial support system for arts organizations.
Arundel House of Hope—The Fouse Center
Purpose: To provide emergency, transitional, and permanent housing with supportive services for the homeless of Anne Arundel County.
Purpose: Provide psychiatric rehabilitation services to Anne Arundel County adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
Purpose: Improves lives through leadership in prevention, control, and care of arthritis.
Assistance League of the Chesapeake
Purpose: This volunteer organization is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults through communitybased philanthropic programs.
Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Inc.
Purpose: Promote interest in and the enjoyment of the dance arts in Maryland.
Baltimore Washington Medical Center Foundation
Purpose: Provide the highest quality health care service to the community they serve.
Purpose: The Museum, named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s African American heritage and serves as the state’s official repository of African American material culture.
Bay Theatre Company, Inc.
Purpose: Provide live performances of the dramatic arts and theatre education.
Purpose: Provides homes, support, and guidance to those with developmental disabilities.
Box of Rain Foundation, Inc.
Purpose: Teach life-building skills through maritime experiences for local youth-atrisk, targeting kids 9 to 14 years old, in honor of the memory of Lee Griffin.
Boy Scouts of America, Baltimore Area Council
Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Enable all young people, especially those who need the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Chesapeake Arts Center
Purpose: Provide entertainment and education for adults and children including classes and workshops in visual and performing arts in dance, theatre, visual arts, and music.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.
Purpose: Dedicated to the protection, restoration, and wise management of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Chesapeake Bay Savers
Purpose:Restore the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Purpose: Provide grants to nonprofi t organizations, community associations, civic groups, schools and public agencies for citizen involvement projects relating to the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Chesapeake Children’s Museum
Purpose: Provide educational activities for children of all ages and income levels.
Chesapeake Environmental Protection Association
Purpose: Promote good environmental practices through education and advocacy.
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (C.R.A.B.)
Purpose: Provide sailing opportunities for persons who traditionally have not had that option because of disability or economic circumstance.
Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra
Purpose: Provide young musicians with comprehensive musical and orchestral training for elementary through collegeage students.
Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, Inc.
Purpose: Provide arts education for 5 to 18 year olds though performances, workshops, technical stage training, internships, and apprenticeships in the theatrical arts.
Purpose: Residential treatment and recovery center for chemically dependent women.
Purpose: Provide entertainment, education, training, and encouragement to all members of the community interested in participating in the dramatic arts.
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Connect donors, nonprofi ts and community leaders to strengthen our county through philanthropy, creating a healthier community today and for generations to come.
The Coordinating Center
Purpose: Help those with complex medical needs achieve a high quality life.
Food Link, Inc.
Purpose: Fighting hunger in Anne Arundel County. No paperwork, no judgment, no rejections, and no waiting.
Four Rivers: the Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town, and South County
Purpose: Protect and strengthen the natural, historic, and cultural resources of the Heritage Area.
Purpose: To join friends to raise money, help those in need, and contribute to the community.
Friends of Arundel Seniors, Inc.
Purpose: This all-volunteer assistance organization is dedicated to helping seniors and the disabled.
Friends of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Purpose: Provide support to and awareness of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake
Purpose: This nonprofit prevention program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade educates and prepares girls for a lifetime of self respect and healthy living.
Girls Scouts of Central Maryland
Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Provide a place where girls are encouraged to share and explore their hopes and dreams. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake
Baltimore (regional office)
Purpose: Work in partnership with families in need of housing to build simple, decent and affordable homes.
Purpose: To preserve for public education and enjoyment the architecturally signifi cant Hammond-Harwood House museum and its collection of decorative and fi ne arts.
The Harbour School
Purpose: Provide supportive, individualized education to students with learning disabilities, autism, speech impairments, and other disabilities.
Historic Annapolis Foundation
Purpose: Preserve the city’s architectural legacy and unique historic character for future generations—and for residents and visitors today
Hope House Treatment Center
Purpose: Dedicated to providing men and women who are battling alcohol and drug addictions with the means to become healthy and productive citizens.
Hospice of the Chesapeake
Purpose: Offer help facing life-limiting illness and support for loved ones. Services are provided without regard to age, race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, diagnosis or ability to pay.
Purpose: Assist families with children in the neonatal intensive care unit, providing them with comfort and supportive services.
James’ Place, Inc.
Purpose: Raises funds to provide services to those with substance addiction and educates on the complex issues of substances.
Junior League of Annapolis
Purpose: This organization of women is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community.
Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation
Purpose: Spread Alex Haley’s vision of a world that celebrates ethnic diversity while honoring humankind’s common, universal experiences.
Purpose: Help people with developmental disabilities to live with the highest possible degree of independence and quality of life.
Leadership of Anne Arundel, Inc.
Purpose: Provide people of diverse backgrounds with the education, resources, and networks necessary to become successful, proactive leaders.
Purpose: A uniquely talented network of informed leaders representing business, nonprofits, government, unions, and education to be a catalyst for positive change in Maryland.
Live Arts Maryland
Purpose: Enhance community life through performing a wide variety of music and to provide education programs for musicians of all ages. Programs include Annapolis Chorale, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, Annapolis Youth Chorus, and St. Anne’s Concert Series.
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Purpose: Provide compassionate, accessible care for all survivors of sexual crimes, and accountability for all offenders.
Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education (MCIE)
Purpose: Promote inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms and neighborhood schools.
Maryland Federation of Art
Purpose: Provide emerging and established artists with opportunities and enrich awareness of visual arts in communities across Maryland.
Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts
Purpose: Provide entertainment and education for adults and children including classes and workshops in visual and performing arts in dance, theatre, visual arts, music, and health.
Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts
Purpose: Create a world-class performing arts center in our state capital to confi rm Maryland’s commitment and support of the importance of the arts in our society.
Maryland Therapeutic Riding
Purpose: Provide therapy to special needs individuals with a range of physical, mental, and emotional disabilities using high quality therapeutic riding program.
Next Gen of Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Grow a sustainable giving circle through the work of young philanthropists and the support of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County.
Purpose: Comprehensive psychiatric rehabilitation services and outpatient mental health clinic services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
Opportunity Builders, Inc.
Purpose: Provide adults with developmental disabilities a motivational environment offering vocational training, employment services, recreational activities and support services.
Oyster Recovery Partnership, Inc.
Purpose: Coordinate the Maryland effort to restore the oyster community of the Chesapeake Bay.
Parents Place of Maryland
Purpose: Resource center for families with children who have disabilities or special health care needs.
Partners In Care, Inc.
Purpose: Assist older and disabled adults to remain independent in their own homes by helping with transportation, handyman chores, and other neighborly tasks.
Purpose: Protect, restore, and advocate for clean water in the Patuxent River and its connected ecosystem.
Purpose: Provide day programs for nearly 500 adults with developmental disabilities.
Robert A. Pascal Youth and Family Services
Purpose: Provide exceptional, comprehensive psychiatric and psychological care for children, adolescents, adults, and families in Anne Arundel County.
Purpose: Provide safe shelter, daily meals, personal, as well as professional, casework support for those in need.
Purpose: To protect and restore the Severn River for our families and future generations.
Purpose: Through the South River Federation, to protect, preserve, restore, and celebrate the South River and its interdependent living community.
Spa Creek Conservancy
Purpose: Dedicated to the stewardship of the Spa Creek watershed through education, preservation, mitigation, and restoration.
SPCA of Anne Arundel County
Purpose: The SPCA exists to protect animals in Anne Arundel County from acts of cruelty and neglect.
Special Olympics Maryland
Purpose: Provide year-round sports training and competitions to children and adults with intellectual disabilities and other closely related developmental disabilities.
The Summit School
Purpose: Educate children with unique learning styles to their full potential. Serving bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences.
Purpose: Provide innovative, dynamic, educational and life-changing experiences for youth from underserved communities using the tools of photojournalism.
We Care and Friends
Purpose: Support the building blocks to create strong families and communities in areas affected by drugs, poverty, and crime in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.
Purpose: Provide strength and support for people and families living and coping with cancer.
Purpose: Support the mission of stopping pollution, enforcing environmental law, promoting restoration, and advocating for better environmental policy.
YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County
Purpose: Provide environments where women and girls thrive.
Promotes the conservation and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay region’s native landscapes.
Ellie Altman, Executive Director
Assists individuals with disabilities in becoming as independent or semiindependent as possible.
Barry Smale, Director of Foundation
Scott Evans, Executive Director of Programs and Services for Benedictine School
Caroline Hospice Foundation
Provides in-home, end-of-life care for county residents, including supplies, primary caregiver respite, bereavement assistance, and clergy services.
Autumn Muehlbauer, Executive Director
Rebuilding Together Caroline County
410-479-2929 (for information on home repairs/architectural salvaging only)
Provides free services to Caroline County homeowners who are elderly or disabled, or households with children that face necessary but unaffordable dwelling repairs.
St. Martin’s Ministries
Helps meet basic human needs of impoverished people while respecting and affi rming their dignity, and addressing root problems that perpetuate the cycle of poverty.
Patricia Gamgort, Executive Director
Baywater Animal Rescue (Formerly Dorchester Humane)
Provides and encourages humane treatment of animals.
Suzette Stitely, Executive Director
Cambridge Main Street
Preserves, enhances, and promotes the Main Street District of Cambridge.
Mari Stanley, Executive Director
Cambridge Rotary Club
The Cambridge chapter of the worldwide network of business and professional leaders united for fellowship and community service.
Jefferson Hubbard, President
Delmarva Community Services
Helps senior citizens and persons with developmental disabilities maintain an independent lifestyle within the community.
Santo Grande, Executive Director
Dorchester Center for the Arts
Enriches Maryland’s Eastern Shore through quality, engaging programming in the visual, literary, musical, and performing arts.
Mickey Love, Executive Director
Dorchester General Hospital Foundation, Inc.
Supports and encourages quality health care and medical services in the Dorchester County, MD community through Dorchester General Hospital, Inc.
Ida Baker, Executive Director
Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center
Recruits and retains health care professionals and builds healthy communities through educational opportunities and collaborative partnerships.
Jacob F. Frego, Executive Director
Friends of Blackwater
Assists Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Martin National Wildlife Refuge, and Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge in carrying out their educational, interpretive, and public-use missions.
Marty O’Connor, Executive Director
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance
Seeks to conserve the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Nanticoke River watershed.
Shelly Baird, Executive Director
Richardson Maritime Museum
Preserves and promotes the boat-building heritage of Dorchester County and the Chesapeake Bay.
Jane Devlin, Executive Director
Chester River Health Foundation
Solicits and accepts gifts that support Chester River Hospital Center, Chester River Manor, and Chester River Home Care & Hospice.
Maryann Ruehrmund, Executive Director
Chester River Association
Advocates for the health of the Chester River and the living resources it supports.
Heather Forsyth, Executive Director
Echo Hill Outdoor School, Inc.
Works to create a climate of freedom and growth that bolsters a safe, fun, and educational experience in the outdoors.
Peter Rice, Jr.., Executive Director
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
Seeks to foster and promote broad public use of the historic Prince Theatre for educational and cultural purposes in order to provide wide participation and access to the performing and visual arts for the Kent County community.
Lucia Foster, Executive Director
Provides emergency winter shelter to the homeless of Kent County and surrounding communities.
Carol Droge, Chair
Connects people to the Chesapeake Bay’s history, ecology, and culture, and inspires them to join in preserving and restoring America’s largest estuary.
Drew McMullen, President
United Way of Kent County
Raises funds to support outstanding local charities and nonprofi t organizations serving those in need in our community.
Beth Everett, Executive Director
Upper Shore Aging
Helps older community members maintain a good quality of life in familiar surrounding, as opposed to long-term-care institutionalization.
Gary Gunther, Executive Director
Women in Need, Inc.
Meets the immediate needs of local women while working toward helping them achieve permanent self-suffi ciency through providing emergency assistance, transitional housing, agency referrals, and mentoring.
Karen Dionisio, Executive Director
QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY
Bosom Buddies Charities
Promotes breast cancer awareness, research and prevention, and benefi ts diagnostic mammography, treatment methodology, and healing.
Biana Arentz, Chair
CASA of Queen Anne’s & Kent Counties
Advocates for the best interests of children who are under the protection of the court system because of abuse, neglect, or abandonment.
Mary Ann Gleason, Executive Director
The Centreville chapter of the worldwide network of business and professional leaders, united for fellowship and community service.
Henry Brandt, President
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Promotes stewardship and sustainability through environmental education and habitat restoration.
Judy Wink, Executive Director
Provides a variety of services and support to adults with developmental disabilities, including residential, vocational, recreational, medical, and transportation assistance.
Dan Bungori, Executive Director
Church Hill Theatre
Creates and presents quality performances and educational opportunities for members of our diverse community.
Sylvia Maloney, Chair
Crossroads Community, Inc.
Offers recovery-focused behavioral health care services—day, residential and community—for children and adults. John F. Plaskon, Executive Director
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy
Conserves the lands that will best preserve the Eastern Shore’s farms, forests, fi sheries, and rich rural heritage for the benefi t of future generations.
Robert J. Etgen, Executive Director
Hospice of Queen Anne’s
Provides comprehensive, professional, and compassionate end-of-life care and bereavement support.
Heather Guerieri, Executive Director
Queen Anne’s County Arts Council
Works to promote, expand, and sustain the arts in Queen Anne’s County.
Darcey Schoeninger, Executive Director
Talisman Therapeutic Riding
Serves those who can benefi t by the talismanic healing nature of horses and the guidance of professional therapists and instructors in a peaceful farm setting.
Anne Joyner, President and Executive Director
Wye River Upper School
Serves bright students bound for college and post-secondary education with dyslexia, ADHD, ADD, and other unique learning styles.
Chrissy Aull, Executive Director
Academy Art Museum
Aims to provide the knowledge, practice, and appreciation of the arts, and enhance cultural life on the Eastern Shore.
Erik H. Neil, Executive Director
Helps students learn about career opportunities in architecture, construction management, and engineering, while also providing mentoring and scholarships for those interested in pursuing these careers.
Jack Dempsey, Eastern Shore Affiliate
Works to improve life in poor, rural communities through clean water, sanitation, and education.
Jean Waagbo, President
American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure
410-265-0075 (Baltimore Office)
Leads the fi ght against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fi ghts for those affected by the disease.
Avalon Foundation, Inc.
Provides diversifi ed arts and education programs on the Eastern Shore.
Al Bond, Executive Director
CASA of Talbot and Dorchester Counties
Advocates for children who are in the Talbot or Dorchester County Court system due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment.
Robin Davenport, Executive Director
Channel Marker, Inc.
Offers prevention programs and psychiatric rehabilitation services to youth and adults.
Debbye Jackson, Executive Director
Character Counts Mid-Shore
Helps foster activities at all levels of the community that will create an environment based in the Six Pillars of Character.
Susan Luby, Executive Director
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Inspires an understanding of, and appreciation for, the rich maritime heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal reaches, together with the artifacts, cultures, and connections between this place and its people.
Langley Shook, Executive Director
Chesapeake Chamber Music, Inc.
Brings world-class chamber music to a growing audience of young and old on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Donald Buxton, Executive Director
Chesapeake College Foundation
Helps students become successful individuals through scholarship support, funds for technology, rewarding teaching innovation, and other initiatives.
Lauren Halterman, Executive Director
Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers
Uses age-appropriate curriculum to engage and nurture children ages 2 to 4 in preschool and pre-kindergarten, and children in kindergarten to sixth grade in before-and after-school programs.
Caron Pons, Executive Director
Environmental Concern, Inc.
Promotes public understanding and stewardship of wetlands through outreach and education; native species horticulture; and restoration, creation and enhancement initiatives.
Suzanne Pittenger-Slear, Executive Director
Evergreen Cove Holistic Learning Center
Offers classes, workshops, and retreats focused on the areas of maximum health, stress reduction, and self-discovery.
Deborah Pulzone, Chair
For All Seasons Inc.
Recognizes and responds to community needs in regards to mental health and sexual assault.
Boosts self esteem and discipline, and opens doors for scholastic, community and personal achievement through the sport of rowing.
Chris Gill, Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity Choptank
Builds simple, decent houses with volunteer labor, donated capital, and income from monthly mortgage payments for residents of the area who would otherwise be unable to purchase a home.
Nancy Andrew, Executive Director
Historical Society of Talbot County
Preserves, communicates and celebrates the heritage of Talbot County by educating residents and visitors.
Eleanor Magee, Executive Director
James M. Bryan, Jr. Building Dreams for Youth Foundation
Purpose: Help ensure that all children on the Eastern Shore have the opportunity to experience personal growth through participation in youth sports, recreation, and development programs.
Memorial Hospital Foundation
410-822-1000 ext. 5915
Supports and encourages quality health care and medical services in the Talbot County community through Memorial Hospital at Easton.
Mid-Shore Community Foundation
Connects private resources with public needs to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties.
Stuart Bounds, President
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
Seeks to break the cycle of domestic violence through intervention and prevention, providing shelter, counseling, services, and advocacy for victims and abusers.
Jeanne Yeager, Executive Director
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc.
Provides access to free or reduced-fee legal services throughout the Mid-Shore to qualifi ed litigants in civil matters.
Sandy Brown, Executive Director
Mid-Shore Riverkeeper Conservancy
Patrols the Choptank, Miles, and Wye rivers and tributaries; combats illegal pollution; and serves as guardians for living resources.
Tim Junkin, Executive Director
Neighborhood Service Center
Seeks to improve the quality of life, both socially and economically, for low-income residents of Talbot County.
Marilyn Neal, Executive Director
Oxford Community Center, Inc.
Provides a welcoming place where area residents and visitors of all ages can participate in programs and activities that enrich community life.
Barbara J. Seese, Executive Director
Page Turners: Girls Who Read to Achieve
Uses the discussion of engaging, relevant literature to empower middle-school-aged girls to become strong readers and strong leaders.
Elizabeth Devlin, Executive Director
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
Provides environmental and science education programs to students from eight Maryland counties and the District of Columbia.
Mark Scallion, Center Director
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Inc.
Seeks to educate and create an understanding of, and appreciation for, the ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay and the heritage and life of the Chesapeake Bay watermen.
Kelley Cox, Executive Director
Rotary Club of Easton
An Easton chapter of the worldwide network of business and professional leaders united for fellowship and community service.
Patti Willis, President
St. Michaels Community Center
Promotes and provides quality activities and services that will contribute to the physical, emotional, and social well being of the community.
Trish Payne, Executive Director
Rotary Club of St. Michaels
The St. Michaels chapter of the worldwide network of business and professional leaders united for fellowship and community service. Ted Doyle, President
Talbot County Arts Council
Provides funding and other assistance for arts programs, arts organization, and arts education in Talbot County.
Gerald Early, Executive Director
Talbot Hospice Foundation
Offers hope, compassionate support, and services to all members of the community facing end-of-life issues, including patient/family care, community education and advocacy while.
Julie Crocker, Executive Director
Rescues animals from neglect, places companion animals into loving homes, reunites lost pets with their owners, and reduces pet overpopulation through aggressive spay and neuter programs.
Patty Crankshaw-Quimby, Executive Director
Talbot Interfaith Shelter
Provides safe, temporary shelter to men, women, and children who lack adequate housing, and raises awareness of the issues of homelessness in our community.
Julie Lowe, President
Provides mentors to Talbot County children to support them in the challenges and opportunities of adolescence through friendship, guidance, and education.
Paige Jernigan, Executive Director
Encourages the community to recognize the problems of, and implement solutions related to, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.
Gary Pearce, Executive Director
Talbot Special Riders
Provides therapy for physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals through therapeutic horseback riding.
Tidewater Rotary Club
An Easton chapter of the worldwide network of business and professional leaders united for fellowship and community service.
Tilghman Watermen’s Museum
Celebrates the culture and heritage of Tilghman Island’s watermen and their families through an ever-growing collection of historical artifacts and boat models.
United Fund of Talbot County
Raises funds to meet the under-funded human service needs of the Talbot County community, benefi ting member educational, recreational, health, character-building, and human services organizations.
Ann Jacobs, Executive Director
Dedicated to creating, restoring and conserving waterfowl habitat throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed and nearby coastal bays.
Judith Warfi eld Price, Executive Director
Women & Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore
Targets and funds local programs that address crucial and underserved issues impacting the region’s women and girls.
Beth Spurry, Executive Director
YMCA of the Chesapeake
Works put Christian principles into practice to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.
Robbie Gill, CEO