Local institutions are trying to attract a younger generation.
Looking at the local events calendar for nonprofit institutions, you may be surprised. Black-tie galas have made way for museum happy hours and library beer tastings. As traditional supporters get...
A local man has an unusual way of getting his message out.
It was a Sunday night in September at M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens were taking on the dreaded New England Patriots, and it was just two minutes before halftime—but no eyes were on the players....
In the fall of 2009, Monica Barlow was an apparently healthy 32-year-old training for a half marathon when a nagging cough sent her to see a doctor. The doctor recommended a CT scan, which revealed a...
One local teenager’s ripple effect makes waves in other young people’s futures in Rwanda.
Emily Golden is a beautiful teenager from Timonium. She is tall and leggy, with long hair the color of thick honey, eyes flecked with the green and brown of autumn grasses, a quick smile, and she...
<p>Nonprofit Second Chance is settling quite nicely into its new home.</p>
Once you visit the new home of Second Chance, one of the area’s best architectural salvage sources, it becomes apparent why its recent move took several months to accomplish—even if it was literally...
A nonprofit helps the homeless through running.
Barry Burnett is clean-cut, gainfully employed, and has a single-family house—hardly the image of someone who was once homeless, a convict, and an alcoholic.
Out of jail and feeling desperate in...
A former Girl Scout earns a national heroes award
It was 2004 and the idea came to Christina Antonini, as so many brilliant ones do, at a Macaroni Grill in Edgewater. The tsunami had just hit Indonesia and Antonini and her fellow Girl Scouts wanted...
Business leaders help families in need in a local TV series.
There is a trend in reality TV, where business leaders help those less fortunate (Secret Millionaire, Undercover Boss). And now Baltimore is on the bandwagon with a new show called Good Fellas of...
A table grows in Sandtown
When is a table more than a table? When it used to be a row house. (Okay, we'll explain.)
Two years ago, a partnership formed among Habitat for Humanity, the U.S. Green Building Council, and Under...
Share a gift of love—and food—this year.
Want to really impress your sweetheart? Give a gift for Valentine's Day—or any occasion—and give back to the community as well. Benevolent Baskets, a Baltimore online gift-basket enterprise, helps...