Category Archives: Fundraiser

Reservoir and River Hill High Schools Hold Change Challenge for Grassroots

Local high school raises awareness and funds for 24-hour crisis intervention center. Reservoir High School recently sponsored a Change Challenge against River Hill High School to raise money for Grassroots, Howard County’s 24-7 crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless. The students raised $577, with Reservoir raising the most money and winning the football… Continue Reading

Kokopelli Hosts Benefit for Grassroots

Kokopelli Hosts Benefit for Grassroots

Kokopelli is hosting “A Kindred Hearts-Community Celebration” to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 1-7 p.m., at the store in the Mall in Columbia. Kokopelli will contribute 10 per cent of sales on all purchases made during the celebration. In addition, 100 per cent of raffle proceeds will be donated to… Continue Reading

25th Anniversary Reception to Honor Grassroots’ Andrea Ingram

25th Anniversary Reception to Honor Grassroots’ Andrea Ingram

Executive Director Andrea Ingram will celebrate 25 years with Grassroots, Howard County’s 24-7 crisis intervention center, at a reception in her honor on Friday, Sept. 5, from 5-7 p.m., at Howard Community College’s Rouse Foundation Student Services Hall. Hosted by the Grassroots Board of Directors, the reception will feature a short program and refreshments. Widely… Continue Reading

Looks Salon Holds Fundraiser for Grassroots

Looks Salon Holds Fundraiser for Grassroots

Looks Salon and Spa will hold the 12th Annual Looks for Life, a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Proceeds will benefit Grassroots’ crisis intervention efforts, including suicide prevention. The event is hosted by Looks owner Marilyn Petersen, in memory of her son, Patrick Jameson,… Continue 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 Glen… Continue Reading

Murray Hills Middle School Empty Bowls Project Supports Grassroots.

Murray Hills Middle School Empty Bowls Project Supports Grassroots.

Murray HIlls Middle School students hosted an Empty Bowls project to support Grassroots. The project involved learning about homelessness in the community and the work provided by Grassroots. Students then created one of a kind artwork bowls that were sold as part of the Empty Bowls event. Proceeds from the evening went to Grassroots. Click… Continue Reading

Temple Isaiah’s 10th Annual Matzohball 5K to Support Grassroots

Temple Isaiah’s 10th Annual Matzohball 5K to Support Grassroots

Temple Isaiah is sponsoring the 10th Annual Matzohball 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, June 1, 9 a.m., at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center. Register at Active.com, keyword search: Matzohball. Stay after the run for… Continue Reading

First Annual Turf Valley Trot Raises $4,000

First Annual Turf Valley Trot Raises $4,000

The Turf Valley Towne Square‘s First Annual Turf Valley Trot attracted over 150 people and raised almost $4,000 for Grassroots. The contribution came from Trot registration fees, prize wheel donations and a $2,500 contribution from Turf Valley Towne Square. The Turf Valley Trot included Greenberg Gibbons Chairman & CEO Brian J. Gibbons, State Senator Allan… Continue Reading

Soup’r Sundae Set for March 30th at Wilde Lake High School

Soup’r Sundae Set for March 30th at Wilde Lake High School

The Rotary Clubs of Howard County are hosting the sixth annual Soup’r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 30, from noon-2 p.m., in Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD 21044. Howard County General Hospital is the presenting… Continue Reading

Change Matters Campaigns Underway

Change Matters Campaigns Underway

Change Matters, the student philanthropy and community service initiative designed to raise funds and awareness of Grassroots’ crisis services, has been launched for the 2013-2014 school year. A Zumbathon has taken place at Reservoir High School, and Ellicott Mills Middle School hosted its 3rd annual walkathon on Oct. 15. Murray Hill Middle School is hosting… Continue Reading