Category Archives: Fundraiser

Spin for Life Honors Memory of Taylor Perdue, Raises $1,800 for Grassroots

Spin for Life Honors Memory of Taylor Perdue, Raises $1,800 for Grassroots

Spin for Life, a fundraiser in memory of Elkridge resident and recent Long Reach High School graduate Taylor Perdue, who lost her life to suicide in July, raised over $1,800 for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center. Grassroots assisted the family after Taylor’s death. The fundraiser was held at Quest Fitness in Ellicott City, where Taylor’s mother,… Continue Reading

Ride With The Heroes Attracts 350 Motorcyclists

Ride With The Heroes Attracts 350 Motorcyclists

The motorcycle ride to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) hosted by the Howard County Police Department and the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue was a huge success. “Riding with the Heroes,” a ceremonial police-escorted ride led by members of the military, veterans, police, fire and… Continue Reading

Burleigh Manor Middle School Hosts Zumbathon

Burleigh Manor Middle School Hosts Zumbathon

Burleigh Manor Middle School ended the school year with a Zumbathon to raise funds for Grassroots, Howard County’s 24-hour crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless. The school donated over $2,000 to Grassroots from various fundraisers during the school year. This is the second year that Burleigh Manor Middle School teacher Michelle Pierantozzi-Cassel, who… Continue Reading

Desserts and Empty Bowls at Glenwood Middle School Raise Funds for Grassroots

Desserts and Empty Bowls at Glenwood Middle School Raise Funds for Grassroots

Glenwood Middle School recently held an Empty Bowls event to raise funds for Grassroots, Howard County’s 24-hour crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless. Guests paid $5 to choose a bowl made by sixth grade students and enjoy desserts made by students in Family and Consumer Science classes. Teachers donated bowls they created to… Continue Reading

Glen Mar Golf Classic Raises $37,000 for Grassroots

Glen Mar Golf Classic Raises $37,000 for Grassroots

The 4th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic raised almost $37,000 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, Janet Engles, Phil Enstice, John Hampshire, Jr., Barbara Julian, Sandy Kappert, Don Lee, Jim Lyman and… Continue Reading

May 4th Glen Mar Golf Classic To Benefit Grassroots

May 4th Glen Mar Golf Classic To Benefit Grassroots

Registration is open for the 4th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic, set for Monday, May 4, at the Timbers of Troy Golf Course in Elkridge. The event, hosted by Glen Mar United Methodist Church, will benefit Grassroots, Howard County’s 24-hour crisis intervention center which shelters individuals and families who are homeless. Presenting sponsors are Ourisman… Continue Reading

Shop Talbots This Thursday to Support Grassroots

Shop Talbots This Thursday to Support Grassroots

Talbots women’s clothing store in The Mall in Columbia is hosting a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Thursday, March 26, from 4-9 p.m. The public is invited to an evening of shopping and refreshments, with 10% of pre-tax sales being donated to Howard County’s 24-hour crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless.… Continue Reading

Burleigh Manor Middle Holds Fundraiser for Crisis Center

Burleigh Manor Middle Holds Fundraiser for Crisis Center

Relay games and minute-it-to-win-it games brought in $2,158 for Grassroots at annual fundraiser. The Burleigh Manor Middle School Student Council raised $2,158.10 for Grassroots crisis center at is 6th Annual Fundraiser, BIG (Burleigh’s Intense Games).  Twenty-two teams of 12 participated, and 25 former BMMS students now in high school help run the event. Continue Reading

Faith Communities Collect for Grassroots on Super Bowl Sunday

Faith Communities Collect for Grassroots on Super Bowl Sunday

Local faith communities will hold a special collection for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, to raise funds for the homeless and others in crisis. The campaign, called “Souper Bowl of Caring,” is a national effort designed to help alleviate hunger and poverty and educate young people about those less fortunate… Continue Reading