Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Donate Food, clothing, pet supplies, power strips and more from the list, and Gourmet Girls will get them delivered to New Jersey and New York shelters.
Gourmet Girls, a caterer, market and lunch spot, is holding a Food & Goods Drive to benefit people devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The business, located in Owings Mills, is collecting items through Thursday, Nov. 8 at 1 Easter Court, Ste. D in Owings Mills, according to an announcement on Pikesville Patch. You can bring donations during these hours: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Thursday. For more information, call 410-581-4914. Following are the items needed:
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
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Monday, November 5, 2012
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the United States have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations, from Patch, are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and …
Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of these states to our north, so a Pikesville temple is collecting items Monday and Tuesday to deliver to people in need.
Temple Oheb Shalom is collecting supplies to deliver to areas in New York and New Jersey, according to Caren Leven, congregation spokeswoman. Through Temple Oheb Shalom's Hurricane Sandy Community Drive, the congregation is collecting items from batteries to diapers and warm clothing, according to an announcement. Read the full list of items needed. The items are to be delivered before an anticipated winter storm this week possibly hits that same area damaged by Hurricane Sandy. To help with the donation, bring your items from 7-9 p.m. Tues. Nov. 5 and Wed. Nov. 6 to the temple, 7310 Park Heights Ave. For more information, visit the temple's Facebook page. Does your organization have a relief collection going on? Mention it in the comments…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Headcount’s Participation Tour, which features Dumpstaphunk and Anders Osborne, aims to increase voter registration and benefits Hurricane Sandy relief. The tour rolls through Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and New York City this week.
Musicians will rock out and get their funk on for Hurricane Sandy aid and voter registration during the next four nights. HeadCount and Magic Hat Brewing Company have teamed up for this year’s Participation Tour, which is anchored by funk outfit Dumpstaphunk and folk rocker Anders Osborne, both from New Orleans. While the tour’s original aim was to register more voters for the upcoming election, HeadCount announced yesterday that all proceeds from the four-day tour will be donated to the Red Cross and other relief efforts. “In an election year we get very focused on voter registration, but something we like to say is ‘make your voice heard every day, not just on election day,’ HeadCount Executive Director Andy Bernstein said via email. “…
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Donate your old shoes to Fleet Feet Sports through Thursday morning, and help the kids in the Baltimore County Police Explorers pay for their summer trip to a conference in Colorado.
Think about this: Do you have old shoes that you really should get rid of? Believe it or not, there's someone who wants them, so you should help your old shoes cut a new path in life—either for a needy person, or as fertilizer. Pick through your closets tonight, and bag up the shoes that are old, out-of-style, worn out, too small, or missing their mates and take them to either Fleet Feet Sports or the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct. Get them there by Thursday, and the young people who are members of the police Explorers group will get some money to put toward their upcoming trip to Colorado, said Officer Keith Ketterman, leader of the Pikesville group. Some of the donated pairs will be fixed up and given to the …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Dresses will be collected from noon to 4 p.m. April 15 at Hooks Village shopping center in Pikesville, and will later be given to Baltimore County girls who cannot afford to buy one.
Help girls experience their prom day by donating new or nearly new prom dresses to the Jewish Community Center's Glass Slipper Boutique. A collection takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at Hooks Village Shopping Center, 25 Hooks Ln., Pikesville. Alex Meyer, 17, of Owings Mills, coordinates the event so that girls ages 14-18 can come to the JCC and pick out a gown, free of charge, according to a news release from the JCC. Meyer founded the event last year, the release states. Bring dresses to the site between Synchronicity Boutique and A Style Studio—the two stores are co-sponsoring the Glass Slipper Boutique, it states. Each person who donates a dress will be entered into a raffle to win a gift certificate to both of those businesses. Meyer …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Put brightly-colored scissors, pencils and papers into a box for the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. They're collecting children's art supplies for the Baltimore Child Abuse Center.
Here's a reason to head down that office supplies aisle in the drugstore. The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce is collecting items for the Baltimore Child Abuse Center and there are collection bins set up throughout Pikesville. Think drawings of houses and rainbows. That's all the inspiration a person needs to get out and make an artistic difference in a kid's life. The chamber is asking for donations of stickers, markers, coloring books, construction paper and glue sticks. When's the last time you went to a craft store to buy a set of colored pencils, a pair of bright green safety scissors or a huge box of crayons? Here's your chance. When you're done shopping, stop by one of these locations to put your donation in a bin. Donations can be …