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Hunger &Homelessness Awareness Week Drive Seeks Donations of Breakfast Items to Families in Grassroots Shelter

Hunger &Homelessness Awareness Week Drive Seeks Donations of Breakfast Items to Families in Grassroots Shelter

Howard County Councilmember Dr. Calvin Ball is calling upon the community to observe national Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 11-19, by joining the “Breakfast for Grassroots” campaign to feed shelter residents. Grassroots provides 24-hour crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and support to individuals and families with a personal, situational, mental health or shelter crisis. Ball… Continue Reading

Leola Dorsey Community Resource Center Opens

The Leola Dorsey Community Resource Center is open. The new center is designed to assist people who are homeless. Located at 10390 Guilford Road in Jessup, the center includes expanded day resource services operated by Grassroots on the lower level and 35 single efficiency apartments managed by Volunteers of America Chesapeake upstairs. The center was… Continue Reading

Glen Mar Golf Classic Raises Over $26,000 For Grassroots

Glen Mar Golf Classic Raises Over $26,000 For Grassroots

The 6th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic was a huge success.  It sold out, fielding 128 golfers, and brought in over $26,000 to support Grassroots programs and services. The Glen Mar Golf Classic Team ignored the weather and outdid themselves in making this the best tourney to date.  Members included Libby Boswell, Phil Enstice, John… Continue Reading