Local Giving for Local Needs
When neighbors need assistance, it puts a serious burden not only on those individuals and families, but also on our local economy, workforce and quality of life. Support for the United Fund and its partner agencies helps meet these challenges and creates a lasting, positive impact in Talbot County.
Boy Scouts of the Delmarva Peninsula provides programs and services to existing local scouting troops and establishes new outreach units to enable more youth to experience the benefits of scouting.
BAAM provides programs that enrich the academic and social development of young African American boys.
Character Counts! promotes character development in Talbot County public schools as well as conducting workplace ethics classes in the local business community.
The medically dependent and frail elderly are able to maintain independent lifestyles within the community with the help of the Delmarva Community Services Adult Medical Day Care Center.
Local girls and their families experience the positive difference scouting makes in their lives and learn skills for success through the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay.
Imagination Library of Talbot County’s primary mission is to address the very important need to expose children birth to age 5 to a literature and vocabulary rich environment by mailing high quality, age-appropriate books directly to their homes each month at no cost to their families.
As a central access point for assistance on domestic violence, the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence offers both intervention and prevention support for the traumatized and abused victims of domestic violence.
The Neighborhood Service Center serves the total family, addressing the housing, food, utilities, eviction and learning needs of low-income residents in Talbot County.
The Partners in Care empowers older adults to remain independent in their homes using the concept of service exchange to provide transportation and handyman services.
Saint Martin’s Ministries helps to feed, clothe and financially assist impoverished clients, building their self-esteem and self-sufficiency.
St. Michaels Community Center provides numerous services to the Bay Hundred community, including after-school enrichment programs for local youth and teens.
Talbot Special Riders provides a therapeutic horseback-riding program for children and adults with learning and physical limitations.
Tilghman Area Youth Association offers afterschool and summer programs to unite youth to self, family and the Tilghman community.
United Needs & Abilities provides counseling, resources and advocacy for adults with development disabilities.