United Way Volunteers Install Pathway at Grassroots

United Way Volunteers Install Pathway at Grassroots

During United Way of Central Maryland‘s recent annual Day of Action, volunteers installed a new pathway of stepping stones connecting the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center property on Freetown Road and the back parking lot. The group also removed large rocks from the Children’s Playground. For more than 90 years, United Way of Central Maryland has… Continue Reading

Volunteer Profile: Doug Carl

Doug Carl has witnessed Grassroots evolve from a small, volunteer-run hotline to the complex organization it is today. He has seen firsthand Grassroots’ response to the different crises in the community and has watched as the organization expanded services throughout the years while continuing to provide a broad range of resources and expertise to its… Continue Reading

Glen Mar Golf Classic is a Winner For Grassroots

Glen Mar Golf Classic is a Winner For Grassroots

The 7th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic raised almost $26,000 for Grassroots.  Organized by the outstanding Glen Mar Golf Classic team of Libby Boswell, Phil Enstice, John Hampshire, Barbara Julian, Don Lee, and Sue Shipp, the tournament featured outstanding weather, enthusiastic golfers, terrific food from church members George and Sally Dohner, and general good fellowship.… Continue Reading

Grateful for Community Support

Grassroots is grateful for all the wonderful ways the community find to support the organization. Here are a few recent highlights: Compassionate Help  — Thank you to everyone at The Catholic Community of Ascension and St. Augustine in Elkridge for the donation of over 10,000 items of food, grocery store gift cards and $5,531 in… Continue Reading

Volunteer Profile: Major Ellsworth Jones

The Grassroots Board of Directors has always included a member of local law enforcement. Major Ellsworth Jones has filled that role since 2009. This year he stepped down from the board after nearly nine years of dedication to the organization. Over his tenure with Grassroots, highpoints for Major Jones include working to expand the Mobile… Continue Reading

Soup’r Sundae is Super and Successful

Soup’r Sundae is Super and Successful

The 10th annual Soup‘r Sundae fundraiser for Grassroots raised almost $40,000 attracted over 700 attendees for an afternoon of family fun, soup prepared by area restaurants and all the ice cream you could eat, as well as a silent auction with over 200 themed baskets and dozens of gift certificates and other items. The event… Continue Reading

The Faith Community Partnership Presents Soup’r Sundae Fundraiser for Grassroots

The Faith Community Partnership of Bethany United Methodist Church and Glen Mar United Methodist Church and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the 10th annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 18, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Wilde Lake… Continue Reading

Thank You For Your Support!

There has been an outpouring of support for Grassroots in the last couple of months, so we are devoting this post to thanking our generous contributors. Service Van A special “thank you” to George and Shahra Toth, members of the Christ Episcopal Church Outreach Commission, for their efforts in creating a successful matching-fund campaign to… Continue Reading

Marriotts Ridge High School Holds Shakesperian Tea for Grassroots

Marriotts Ridge High School Holds Shakesperian Tea for Grassroots

The National Art Honor Society and the Art Club at Marriotts Ridge High School recently held a Shakespearian Tea to benefit Grassroots, Howard County’s only 24-hour crisis intervention center and homeless shelter. The event raised $300. Attendees received a hand-made tea cup, homemade sweet and savory treats made by both the National Arts Honor Society… Continue Reading