Matzohball 5K Attracts Families, Raises Funds for Grassroots

Matzohball 5K Attracts Families, Raises Funds for Grassroots

Temple Isaiah sponsored its 12th Annual Matzohball 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Sunday, June 5, at beautiful Centennial Park, where participants ran around the lake. The family event also attracted people to the wellness festival that accompanied the running event. Proceeds went to HopeWorks, Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and to Temple Isaiah. Brenda von… Continue Reading

Grassroots Elects Four New Board Members

Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center has elected four new members to its Board of Directors. The members include Sonya Bajwa, John William Cheek, Jr., Sheila E. Donahue and Alice H. Wade. Columbia resident Bajwa is the Chief Financial Officer of the Abilities Network in Baltimore. Cheek, also of Columbia, is serving as an ordained minister after… Continue Reading

Ground Breaking for the Leola Dorsey Day Resource Center – June 8

Andrea Ingram, Executive Director of Grassroots Crisis Resource Center, will join other community leaders at a groundbreaking Wednesday, June 8, for the Leola Dorsey Community Resource Center. The facility, which will be managed by Grassroots, will replace the current resource center in Jessup. It will provide crisis intervention services and meals, showers, healthcare services, laundry facilities, computer… Continue Reading

Glenwood Middle School Hosts Fundraiser For Grassroots

Glenwood Middle School Hosts Fundraiser For Grassroots

The long-awaited Empty Bowls fundraiser for Grassroots hosted by Glenwood Middle School was held recently as part of the school’s Enrichment Fair. The event featured handcrafted bowls made by 6th graders and a silent auction of beautiful bowls created by the school staff earlier in the year. In addition, attendees enjoyed various types of chili… Continue Reading

Atholton Adventist Builds New Playground

Atholton Adventist Builds New Playground

As part of the church’s Day of Hope and Compassion, Atholton Seventh-day Adventist Church members, with support from the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists and Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, prepared and served a cookout to residents of the Grassroots shelter recently. Church volunteers also constructed new play equipment in the Children’s Garden… Continue Reading

St. Augustine Gathers Food for Homeless

St. Augustine Gathers Food for Homeless

The members of St. Augustine Catholic Church recently donated 129 containers of food and supplies and 125 Giant Food gift cards to Grassroots. Thousands of food items and almost $2,000 in financial contributions were given. Hundreds of volunteers helped move items, pack the boxes and deliver them to Grassroots on a recent Sunday afternoon. The… Continue Reading

Ellicott Mills Middle School Raises $5,800 For Grassroots

Ellicott Mills Middle School Raises $5,800 For Grassroots

Ellicott Mills Middle School recently held its annual school-wide Change Matters Walkathon to benefit Grassroots and raised over $5,800. Poverty and homelessness were the focus of the school’s Student Service Learning program, and the walkathon was the action component of the program. Grassroots is the county’s 24-hour crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless.… Continue Reading

“Get Your Glo On” Middle School Fundraiser for Grassroots is May 21.

“Get Your Glo On” Middle School Fundraiser for Grassroots is May 21.

“Get Your Glo On” presented by the Horizon Council students: Saturday, May 21, 7:30-10 p.m., Columbia Gym, 6151 Day Long Lane, Clarksville. Party for middle school students includes carnival games, dodge ball, DJ, refreshments and glo face paint. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Proceeds benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center. Students… Continue Reading

Soup’r Sundae is Super and Successful

Soup’r Sundae is Super and Successful

The eighth annual Soup‘r Sundae fundraiser for Grassroots attracted over 600 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 baskets. The event was hosted by Wilde Lake High School and The Faith Community Partnership… Continue Reading

Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic

Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic

Registration is open for the 5th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic, set for Monday, April 25, at the Timbers of Troy Golf Course in Elkridge.  The event, hosted by Glen Mar United Methodist Church, will benefit Grassroots. The tournament includes a continental breakfast, silent auction, and luncheon.  In addition to trophies for the three foursomes… Continue Reading

Soup’r Sunday Set for March 13 • Silent Auction Added to the Fun

The Faith Community Partnership and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the eighth annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 13, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Admission is $20 per… Continue Reading