For support of the Recidivist Intervention Project Initiative for female and male ex-offenders. The program provides assistance with a job search, job training, GED classes, referrals to transitional housing, and mentoring.
For the establishment of a buprenorphine detoxification program for residents of Tuerk House who are opiate-dependent.
For staffing, renovations, and equipment needs of facilities providing medical services to disadvantaged persons in Baltimore City.
For support of the spring Baltimore Middle School Girls Soccer League for the 2000-2001 school year. This after-school, academically based soccer program in 24 middle schools provides students with the opportunity to participate in interscholastic team sports, learning skill building, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Three-year funding for continuation of the Baltimore Baseball League. The program has been designed to increase interest in baseball among urban youth, encourage students to excel academically, provide meaningful after-school activities, and promote physical fitness.
For ongoing support of the Boys Middle School Soccer League for the 2000 season. Students from the 27 middle schools participating in the league must maintain a 90 percent attendance rate and a C average.
General support to enhance the quality and accountability of the East Baltimore center offering comprehensive services to inner-city fathers in need of job readiness training, parenting and life skills training, GED classes, and individual counseling.
To provide staffing and operating costs for expansion of the Baltimore Area Gleaning Network's outreach efforts, utilizing volunteers to gather leftover produce from regional farms for Baltimore's working poor families and those at risk of hunger.
For implementation of strategic programming to enhance the distribution of donated, salvaged, but unsalable food products for the hungry throughout Maryland.
Two grants for continued support of the After-Care Program, a family planning program for women released from the Baltimore City Detention Center.