In support of an initiative designed to reduce employment discrimination against ex-offenders by providing direct legal services to ex-offenders. The initiative will also create a legislative agenda advocating changes to selected state employment policies that create barriers to job-seeking ex-offenders.
For renovations to a kitchen and bathrooms in a winter emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children in the Midtown area.
Toward the purchase and renovation costs of two houses in Northeast Baltimore to provide housing and residential rehabilitation services to chronically mentally ill substance abuse clients.
In support of the development of a clinical nursing assistant certificate program. This six-week training program will be offered to selected current employees as an opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge while preparing them for nursing school.
For the purchase of a box-type cargo van to transport donated, usable surplus food for the mobile food bank serving people living in poverty on the outskirts of Frederick.
Toward the cost of computer upgrades for the Health Support Initiative, an emergency outreach program for the poor in Baltimore City. This enhancement will enable the Center to be electronically linked to other service providers when meeting clients' needs.
Toward handling fees for gleaned produce distributed to more than 100 emergency feeding programs in Anne Arundel County.
For the purchase of mattresses, linens and replacement beds for a shelter serving domestic violence victims.
Start-up funds for the establishment of the New Life Recovery Program, a transitional recovery house for ex-offenders in Baltimore City.
Toward the purchase of property to house a foster care facility for infants who are medically fragile as the result of being born addicted to drugs or being neglected by a substance-abusing caregiver.