The local nonprofit sends its performers to spaces where they can do the most good.
Kacey Stafford is a fixture in Lauraville—a splash of Southern comfort in a Natty Boh town.
Yes, people still want physical copies of their photos—and the Baltimore County business has made printing them a national phenomenon.
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JOY Baltimore seeks to support vulnerable children and end youth homelessness, with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community.
His nonprofit K.E.Y.S (Keep Encouraging Youth to Succeed) has expanded throughout the years to include clinical treatment for individuals and families, senior services, recreation, and even a workforce development arm.
With her nonprofit Transform-A-Nation, Braswell offers a slew of comprehensive services including one-on-one and group counseling for children and adults, after-school programs for inner-city kids, and employment support.
The executive director of Made In Baltimore works daily to promote and support Baltimore-based makers and manufacturers.
Studies show that volunteering is as good for the giver as it is for the receiver.
The year-round program creates a free, formalized framework for musically inclined city school students, pre-K through grade 12.
The one-stop-shop digital health platform also provides resources like free STI testing, menstrual and contraceptive products, and a direct line to health care professionals.
In his own words, the Towson native explains the sense of belonging he found in the sport growing up—and how he's sharing that with the kids he teaches today.
Her nonprofit provides arts entrepreneurs—as well as youth and families—access to professional development, resources, and networking.
Since officially becoming the president of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore in 2020, Stokes has more than doubled revenues and created multiple programs supporting local business owners.
CARE, the first national animal welfare organization of color in the country, focuses not just on pets, but their owners—addressing issues that negatively impact brown and Black communities.
Hutton founded Writers in Baltimore Schools, an in-class program that has expanded to offer writers’ workshops, mini retreats, and a summer camp.
The president and CEO of United Way of Central Maryland has doubled down on homelessness prevention, educational equity initiatives, and diversifying staff.
The Jill Fox Center for Hope, where Rosenberg serves as executive director, includes comprehensive support services for child abuse, domestic violence, and community violence, as well as elder justice for survivors, caregivers, and communities.
Meet a handful of professionals using their social impact skills to make the area a more equitable, just place to live and work.
The executive director of Pigtown Main Street is passionate about supporting local businesses, as well as attracting new ones that meet the community's needs.
When Marshall decided he wanted to become a parent, there was no clear path to do so as a single gay man. Now, his nonprofit, Journey to Josiah, provides resources to others navigating the process.
Last year, Equipment Connections for Children gave out more than 1,000 pieces of equipment to young people living with disabilities, saving families a collective $800,000.
Local organizations have led the way in disability work for many years. Meet a few of the people pushing for positive change:
Gatherings where you can run, walk, and even dance to give back to organizations in need.
What started as a way to provide safe live music during the pandemic is now a weekly showcase that often raises awareness for worthy causes.
The Baltimore string artist founded Makers of Maryland, a collective that amplifies local works by sharing connections and hosting regular pop-up shops.