• The Grassroots Day Resource Center assists the chronically homeless

  • Wegmans donated supplies for motel boxes

  • Community Members show support for Grassroots with a race

  • The Grassroots Day Resource Center named 2012 Howard County Nonprofit Volunteer Organization Of The Year

  • Students launch Change Matters

Welcome to Grassroots. We are a 24-hour resource to individuals and families in need.  These are men, women and children who find themselves without a place to sleep. These are co-workers, schoolmates, friends and even family who may be contemplating suicide. These are members of the community who are experiencing a crisis and are seeking help, crisis intervention counseling, and sometimes just a roof. We are an emergency, a 24-hour phone and walk-in crisis center and an educational resource for all. We’re proud to serve Howard County and other nearby communities.

New Officers and New Board Members for Grassroots Elected

Grassroots has elected Mary Lasky as President and Sheryll Ziporkin as Vice President of the Board of Directors.  Tim Samuel is continuing as Treasurer, and Rochelle Michaeux Conway is continuing as Secretary. Lasky is Program Manager at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.  Ziporkin is retired from the Social Security Administration. Samuel is Chief FinancialContinue Reading

Glen Mar Golf Classic Raises $33,000

The 3rd Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic raised almost $33,000 to support the people served by Grassroots, Howard County’s round-the-clock crisis intervention center and homeless shelter. The event was organized by Glen Mar United Methodist Church members Libby Boswell, Phil Enstice, John D. Hampshire, Barbara Julian, Sandy Kappert and Don Lee, with support from GlenContinue Reading

Creative Change Matters Campaigns Raise Funds for Grassroots

Creative Change Matters Campaigns Raise Funds for Grassroots

  Change Matters, the student community service and philanthropy initiative which raises awareness and funds for Grassroots, takes some creative forms at local schools. Here are some recent examples: Lime Kiln Middle School sold chances to “pie” the school’s principal and grade team leaders and raised $664. Cub Scouts from Pack 1702 in Fulton celebratedContinue Reading

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