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.
With the expansion of general transportation resources, DCS’s comprehensive program services many more rural Talbot County areas and lessens the isolation residents face.
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 helps break the cycle of poverty by providing parent/child life skill workshops to enhance financial learning among 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.
Positive Strides Center provides a therapeutic horseback-riding program for children and adults with learning and physical limitations.
Martin’s House & Barn helps to feed, clothe and financially assist impoverished clients, building their self-esteem and self-sufficiency.
St. Michaels Community Center provides numerous programs and services to the Bay Hundred community, from toddlers to seniors.
Tilghman Area Youth Association offers quality afterschool enrichment and summer programs to unite youth to self, family and the Tilghman community.
United Needs and Abilities provides counseling, resources and advocacy for adults with development disabilities.