The following are Baltimore area nonprofits to give your time and resources.
American Heart Association of Greater Maryland
The AHA is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
Art with a Heart
Art with a Heart uses visual art to enhance the lives of people in need. The organization brings interactive visual arts to classrooms, group homes, shelters, hospitals and senior homes that will engage vulnerable neighbors.
Baltimore Child Abuse Center
The BCAC provides victims of sexual abuse and their non-threatening caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment and mental health treatment with the goal of preventing further abuse.
Baltimore Free Farm
Baltimore Free Farm is an egalitarian collective of gardeners and activists who aim to provide access to healthy food to everyone.
Baltimore Humane Society
A no-kill shelter, the Baltimore Humane Society strives to protect the region’s pets and to address their suffering.
Baltimore Tree Trust
Baltimore Tree Trust strives to restore Baltimore’s urban forest by increased tree planting, community engagement and advocacy.
Blue Water Baltimore
Blue Water Baltimore’s mission is to reduce the pollution of waterways to create healthier living by educating the community, working with public and private sectors and advocating for environmentally friendly laws.
BUILD (Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development) works to improve housing, increase job opportunities and rebuild schools and neighborhoods by actively communicating with communities and engaging leaders.
CHANA provides crisis intervention, legal advocacy, prevention education and other services and resources to people who experience physical, psychological, sexual or financial abuse.
Civic Works strengthens Baltimore’s communities through education, skills development and community services.
The Family Tree
The Family Tree is Maryland’s leading child abuse and neglect prevention center.
The Fuel Fund of Maryland
The Fuel Fund provides resources to vulnerable families for heat and home utility needs.
Jewish Volunteer Connection
The hands-on volunteer branch of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, JVC engages volunteers to meet vital community needs and live with purpose through meaningful service.
Living Classrooms Foundation
The Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural and maritime resources.
Marian House is a women’s shelter that provides rehabilitative services and housing to homeless women and their children.
Maryland Community Health Initiatives, Inc. (Penn North)
This organization delivers essential behavioral health and recovery services through its Penn North Community Resource Center, with the mission of improving the health and well-being of individuals and families struggling to overcome substance abuse, homelessness, unemployment, poverty, crime and violence.
Project PLASE (People Lacking Ample Shelter and Employment) offers housing and support services to homeless adults and society’s most vulnerable.
Rebuilding Together Baltimore
Rebuilding Together Baltimore provides free critical home repairs to low-income homeowners.
Repair the World: Baltimore
In partnership with Jewish Volunteer Connection, Repair the World offers opportunities for young Jewish adults to engage in meaningful volunteerism and work with nonprofits on community service and social action projects.
TurnAround provides individual and group therapy, education, legal advocacy, shelter and other services for victims of sexual violence.
Sharp Dressed Man
Sharp Dressed Man provides recycled suits to men in workforce development programs.
Soccer Without Borders
Soccer Without Borders uses the sport to create positive change and provide underserved youth with the ability to overcome obstacles and achieve personal success.
Thread engages underperforming high school students confronting significant barriers outside of the classroom by providing each one with a family of committed volunteers and increased access to community resources.