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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Successful day of action for lasting change, little free libraries! Day of Action occurs each year in the spring. This is an opportunity for tens of thousands of people across the globe volunteer to fight for the healthy, education financial stability and basic needs of every person in every community.  Day of Action provides opportunities for volunteers, donors and advocates to be a part of solutions that make a real difference in people's...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Smithsburg's first community conversation held on february 23rd. Almost 50 Smithsburg area residents attended the first small town community conversation held at the Smithsburg branch of the Washington County Free Library. The purpose of the event was to foster dialogue and establish friendships between residents of Smithsburg. Discussions surrounding thoughts and concerns about the community were encouraged. Conversations were ongoing and...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thank you for attending & supporting washington county's very first volunteer expo!  On behalf of the Volunteer Expo Committee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc.CASA of Washington County, MD - Court Appointed Special AdvocatesMeritus Health and United Way of Washington County, THANK YOU for your support! We are extremely pleased with the end result of our inaugural Washington...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Here's Your Shot at One Million Dollars: June 6, 2019 - United Way Million Dollar Golf Shot   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Allison DillowDirector of Marketing & Engagement United Way of Washington County, MD301.739.8200 x 104adillow@unitedwaywashcounty.org   2nd Annual Million Dollar Golf Shot for United Way of Washington County   HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 16, 2019) – For the second year, United Way announces the opportunity for you to win...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
"peace over violence"  JOIN US IN WEARING DENIM on Wednesday, april 24th On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 as part of sexual assault awareness month; join millions of people across the world in wearing jeans with a purpose to support survivors, and educate themselves and others about all forms of sexual violence. By wearing denim, you will help increase awareness of sexual violence and ultimately foster a greater understanding and prevention....
Monday, April 1, 2019
PLATINUM Level Guidestar Status achieved Guidestar is an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. Guidestar is considered to be the world's largest source of information regarding non profit organizations. It was reported in 2016 that there are over 2.5 million organizations reporting to guidestar. GuideStar also serves to verify that a recipient organization is established and that donated funds go where the...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
WHO IS ALICE?  ASSET LIMITED, INCOME CONSTRAINED, EMPLOYED Have you met #ALICE? Did you know almost 30% of households in #WashingtonCounty cannot afford to cover the basic costs of living?! This is one of the reasons why we continue to inspire collaboration within our community. Here is just one example of the wonderful community partnerships and programs offered to bring Washington County residents closer to financial stability: The Financial...

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