Carson Scholars Fund
The Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. was founded in 1994 to address the education crisis in the United States. The Fund supports two main initiatives: Carson Scholarships and the Ben Carson Reading Project. Our scholarship program awards students who have embraced high levels of academic excellence and community service with $1,000 college scholarships. The Ben Carson Reading Project provides funding to schools to build and maintain Ben Carson Reading Rooms – warm, inviting rooms where children can discover the joy of independent leisure reading.
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Casey Cares Foundation
The Casey Cares Foundation provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families. Founded in 2000, Casey Baynes began the Casey Cares Foundation with five Baltimore families. Since then the charity has grown to serving hundreds of families throughout MD, DC, VA, WV, DE, and PA. The Casey Cares Foundation understands that although they can’t cure the heart-wrenching illnesses, they can support the families in compassionate and creative ways.
Historical Society of Baltimore County
The Historical Society of Baltimore County collects, preserves and interprets the rich history of Baltimore County for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations. As a public history institution, the Historical Society of Baltimore County believes we can and should learn from our collective histories. And, that it is their duty and honor to make it fun and fascinating to do so. At their research center you can take a trip through three and a half centuries of the county’s history. With more than 9,000 museum artifacts, 8,000 historic photographs, a 4,000 volume library, 500 historic maps and atlases, and hundreds of archival collections, you may discover and experience our shared past.
Monsignor O'Dwyer Retreat House
The Monsignor O’Dwyer Retreat House seeks to fulfill Monsignor Clare O’Dwyer’s vision of being a “spiritual powerhouse” for Christian growth, renewal, and hope. In an atmosphere of service and hospitality, youth and young adults gather for community and prayer through retreats, days of recollection and events. They invite the young church to deepen their faith as disciples of Jesus and send them forth to witness to the Gospel in their parishes, schools, and wider church. Today, the House continues to serve 7,000 – 8,000 youth and adults each year.
The Taylor Technologies Foundation
The Taylor Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation created to provide Taylor Technologies, along with its associates and friends, the opportunity to give back. Our vision starts here at home, where we assist local ministries like the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore. The foundation also works with Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief and evangelism organization, to pack and assemble gift boxes for children through their program Operation Christmas Child. Someday we hope to join with our manufacturing partners to focus on international safe drinking water.
Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania
Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania recently celebrated 93 years of providing services for people who are blind and visually impaired. Their core services include their prevention of blindness programs like the preschool and adult vision screenings. They also provide specialized services such as bill paying, and door to door transportation services for clients that are visually impaired that help them to remain independent and living in their own homes. Last year, Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania served over 19,600 people in the community.