Jewish Communities Support Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Jewish organizations across the East Coast are rallying behind the Hurricane Sandy victims. They are providing emergency appliances such as flashlights, batteries, freezers and even generators, as well as offering law-related services and cleanup staffs. The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York has begun working on insurance issues, helping storm victims rebuild their lives, […]

Praise for Waste Management from Wildlife Habitat Council

Recently, in Baltimore, the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced that Waste Management has added eight new WHC certifications. The announcements were made during the 24th Annual Symposium called Working for a Greener World. As Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President said, “WHC members continue to raise the bar for conservation success. We connect corporations, conservation and community […]

Baltimore Area College Senior with Cerebral Palsy Plays Soccer Competitively

Kyle Kauffman does not let his cerebral palsy get in the way of his life.  He boasts a high school diploma and now, a dorm room at Stevenson University in Maryland. However, despite his optimistic attitude, there are still some things he has not been able to do until now – including playing soccer for […]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The 11th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk was on Sunday in Baltimore. It started at 33rd Street in Ednor Gardens-Lakeside and was a four mile walk. 7000 people participated and they raised over $400,000 for breast cancer research. The American Cancer Society was on hand at the walk, looking for recruits for its […]

Baltimore Home to Endless Charities

Baltimore, Maryland, is a community rich in charitable organizations, ranging from Jewish efforts to a local Ronald McDonald House. The latter, which provides a source of love, hope and respite for to critically ill children and their families, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this coming week. To acknowledge their dedication to the cause, the event […]

Baltimore Aquarium Teams Up with SUDS

The Baltimore Aquarium is responsible for more than just entertaining sweaty, electricity-less families this week; working with the SUDS diving program, it provides an outlet for amputee servicemen and women while working to strengthen their mobility. SUDS is an organization that works to improve the quality of life of veterans who lost limbs while serving […]