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...
After 40 years of making a lot of money in real estate, Ed St. John is giving much of it away.
If you're not looking to lease commercial real estate and you don't often attend charity galas, it's quite possible you've never heard of Edward St. John. But whether it registered or not, you...
Food bank Director Deborah Flateman wants to end hunger in Maryland.
“My mother never threw away a leftover. Never, never,” recalls Deborah Flateman. “I learned from her that there’s a way to recycle food into other edible dishes. So, why would you ever throw it away...
One nonprofit helps clients make a great impression.
Who doesn't love a good makeover? And when a makeover literally changes a person's life for the better, the results are all the more impressive. Jo Ann Holback sees these kinds of results all the...
The popular foundation helps sick kids to still be kids.
When Casey Baynes was a little girl, she remembers walking along the beach in Ocean City collecting shells with her mother. Baynes kept choosing broken shells, and her mother asked her, "Why are...