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Charitable Trust visits New Hope Community Outreach Services

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In December 2023, Charitable Trust Staff visited New Hope Community Outreach Services in Waldorf for an impressive tour of their location and overview of their services. New Hope Community Outreach Services runs multiple programs to address food and housing insecurity, access to job skills, a community garden, and more. Upon entering their facility, you can […]

Charles County Charitable Trust and Charles County Health Department announce ARPA

ARPA Round 2 Grant Awards The Charles County Charitable Trust in partnership with Charles County Health Department announces the awards of 17American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Behavioral Health grants to nonprofits serving the Charles County community. The award amounts, totaling $500,000, are provided by Charles County through the American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress […]

Charles County Youth Orchestra performs at Kris Kringle Market

On Saturday December 9th, Charles County Charitable Trust staff attended the Charles County Youth Orchestra concert performance during the Christmas Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fairgrounds.  Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this annual eventoffers light displays, holiday food, handmade crafts from local artists/crafters, children’s activities, shopping, music, and more. Shoppers were […]

A Delightful Colonial Christmas at Smallwood State Park

Friends of Smallwood State Park, a small nonprofit in Charles County, held their annual Colonial Christmas event on December 2nd. Charitable Trust staff along with many in the community were in attendance to enjoy the local history and activities. Reenactors were scattered throughout the historic home and surrounding grounds to share their knowledge about General […]

Charitable Trust Staff Participate in Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics

Charitable Trust staff was honored to participate in the 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics.This year’s Torch Run, hosted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, raised an impressive $100,000 from t-shirt and hat sales to support the Special Olympics. Runners and walkers gathered for music and socializing outside of Texas Roadhouse in […]

Charitable Trust Staff Visits KidsSTREAM

Charitable Trust staff visited KidsSTREAM Inc in August as they prepared to wrap up the final week of camp for the summer season. Campers, who range from Pre-K to Middle School, celebrated with an afternoon “Carnival” where they played games and listened to music. Parents were also invited to attend. Many of the games and […]

Spotlight on Port Tobacco Players: A Theatrical Journey of Community and Creativity

Port Tobacco Players has seen a successful return to in-person attendance at shows and camps since the Covid Pandemic. Charitable Trust staff were thrilled to attend 2 of their productions this past fiscal year, including Beauty and the Beast in Summer 2022 and the musical, Ragtime, this Summer. Beauty in the Beast’s run of 5 […]

Charitable Trust Board and Staff Visit Poiema Movement

July 13, 2023 – Members of the Charles County Charitable Trust board and staff had the opportunity to visit Poiema Movement in Waldorf. Poiema (meaning masterpiece in greek) is a transitional living program that empowers women survivors on the road to recovery from substance abuse, addiction, domestic violence and more.  This intensive 12–24-month journey is […]

Charitable Staff Tour Melwood Recreation Center

The Charles County Charitable Trust staff had the opportunity to tour Melwood Recreation Center in Nanjemoy recently. The 108-acre property is home to their camp facilities, animal friends, pollinator garden, swimming pool, dining halls, and so much more. We were thrilled to learn about the many wonderful programs they run to empower and connect kids […]