MCV, a Reisterstown-based motorcycle club, presented Hannah More with a $5,000 check for interactive white boards.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Friday, August 24, 2012
Boone & Sons Jewelers makes dog rescue a priority
Businesses of all shapes and sizes donate to charity, and they often give to the large, name brand organizations with big marketing budgets. Everyone can rally around the fight to cure cancer, help kids in need, or support victims of natural disasters, and all of these things are very worthy and important causes. What’s not as common, however, is to see prominent businesses get behind local dog rescue. Rescue groups like Mutts Matter get most of their corporate sponsorships from companies in the pet industry that understand the importance of rescue and know the hard, sad facts – that five to seven million animals enter the shelter system each year, and over four million don’t make it out. As an all-volunteer, nonprofit rescue, Mutts …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
After Susan G. Komen for the Cure stopped giving grants to Planned Parenthood, supporters and detractors are speaking their minds—and their wallets.
Update (11:25 a.m. Friday)—Susan G. Komen for the Cure has reversed its decision to end grants to Planned Parenthood. In a statement released Friday, the organization apologized and said it will amend grant criteria to avoid political pressure. Despite the national controversy over Susan G. Komen for the Cure ceasing funding for Planned Parenthood, it's business as usual at Planned Parenthood of Maryland. The Maryland affiliate does not receive grants from the national Komen organization or its Maryland-based affiliate, said spokeswoman ChristieLyn Diller. Planned Parenthood of Maryland operates a health center in Loch Raven. Diller said the organization has received an uptick in donations and social media messages this week. "…