Event Type: Single Event

A single event that spans one or more consecutive days. Attendee’s register for the first date-time only

Spring Fest 2024


  • March 24, 2024
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us on Sunday, March 24 at the 3rd Annual Spring Fest to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention. RSVP now: https://www.eventcreate.com/e/springfest2024 The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will offer fun for the whole family, including: – Egg hunts for children & adults (beginning at 11:30 a.m.) – A petting zoo – Continue Reading

Holiday Food Drive


  • November 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023
    11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Mall in Columbia is holding its annual Holiday Food Drive on behalf of Grassroots at the Carousel entrance on the second level of The Mall. It will run through the end of December. Continue Reading

Breakfast with Santa to Support Grassroots — December 2, 2023

Breakfast with Santa to Support Grassroots — December 2, 2023


  • Breakfast with Santa - December 2
    December 2, 2023
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Note: this event has sold out.    Breakfast with Santa Set for Dec. 2 at Seasons 52 at The Mall in Columbia. Proceeds benefit Grassroots’ crisis intervention and emergency shelter services. Santa will visit with youngsters, their parents and grandparents at “Breakfast with Santa” on Dec. 2, 8-9:30 a.m., at Seasons 52 restaurant at The Continue Reading

Breakfast with Santa to Support Grassroots — December 9, 2023

Breakfast with Santa to Support Grassroots — December 9, 2023


  • Breakfast with Santa December 9
    December 9, 2023
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Note: this event has sold out.    Breakfast with Santa Set for Dec. 9 at Seasons 52 at The Mall in Columbia. Proceeds benefit Grassroots’ crisis intervention and emergency shelter services. Santa will visit with youngsters, their parents and grandparents at “Breakfast with Santa” on Dec. 2, 8-9:30 a.m., at Seasons 52 restaurant at The Continue Reading

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)


  • ASIST Training (2 days)
    September 28, 2023 - September 29, 2023
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

ASIST is a two-day workshop that teaches how to intervene and save a life from suicide. Over a million people around the world have participated in this award-winning program. Most people thinking about suicide don’t actually want to die, but they need help deciding to stay alive. You don’t need any prior training to attend Continue Reading

Grassroots Egg Hunt – Fundraiser

Grassroots Egg Hunt – Fundraiser


  • Grassroots Easter Egg Hunt
    April 2, 2023
    3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, on Sunday, April 2, from 1-3 p.m., at the Kittleman Family Farm, 3021 Kittleman Lane in West Friendship. The benefit will include a Petting Farm, Chocolate and Mimosa Bar. Games and other activities for children and adults will be featured. The egg hunt will Continue Reading

Code Blue Evening

Code Blue Evening


  • Code Blue Evening
    February 3, 2023
    7:00 pm

Due to extremely cold temperatures, tonight will be a CODE BLUE evenings in Howard County. Should you need shelter, contact the Grassroots hotline at 410.531.6677 or drop by the Crisis Center at 6700 Freetown Road, Columbia MD, 21044 to coordinate your evening’s shelter. Continue Reading

Marriotts Ridge High School Empty Bowls for Grassroots

Marriotts Ridge High School Empty Bowls for Grassroots


  • Empty Bowls Event MRHS
    February 23, 2023
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The National Art Honor Society, the Black Student Union and Culinary Department at Marriotts Ridge High School are hosting “Empty Bowls 2023,” a community fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5-7 p.m., in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance via the Online School Payments Continue Reading

Code Blue Evenings

Code Blue Evenings


  • Cold Blue Evening
    December 23, 2022 - December 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 am

Due to extremely cold temperatures, the next few nights will be a CODE BLUE evenings in Howard County. Should you need shelter, contact the Grassroots hotline at 410.531.6677 or drop by the Crisis Center at 6700 Freetown Road, Columbia MD, 21044 to coordinate your evening’s shelter. Continue Reading

Code Blue Evening.

Code Blue Evening.


  • December 18, 2022 - December 21, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:00 am

Due to predicted cold temperatures, tonight will be a CODE BLUE evening in Howard County. Should you need shelter, contact the Grassroots hotline at 410.531.6677 or drop by the Crisis Center at 6700 Freetown Road, Columbia MD, 21044 to coordinate your evening’s shelter. Continue Reading

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Gathering

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Gathering


  • December 21, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Coalition to End Homelessness on Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day On Wednesday, December 21, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, the Howard County Coalition to End Homelessness will hold a gathering to remember those lives lost in Howard County in 2022 who were homeless or had a history of homelessness. Limited Continue Reading

Code Blue Weather Situation

Code Blue Weather Situation


  • December 12, 2022 - December 13, 2022
    11:00 pm - 10:00 am

There will be Code Blue temperatures into the early morning, meaning Grassroots will be activated as a Cold Weather Shelter. Continue Reading