Nonprofit organizations in Baltimore helping Baltimore citizens

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By Asia S. Hinton | November 29, 2011

Baltimore City is the landmark of many historical battles and events. Now known to many as the Charm City, some of its residents say they see “no charm in it”.

However, contrary to what many may believe, Baltimore City has proven itself to be a city that cares about its citizens.

The following articles highlight three nonprofit organizations in Baltimore City that aims to help and improve its citizens. Many of these organizations are free or low cost and all provide Baltimoreans with needs that they otherwise may not be able to acquire.

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Carmelo Anthony Youth Center helps low-income families

Coach Kirk is assisting one of his kindergarten students on how to color correctly. Coach Kirk works at the Carmelo Anthony Youth Center, which is an inner-city program that provides low-income families the ability to enroll children in afterschool care.

The Carmelo Anthony Youth Center is an inner-city program that provides low-income families in Baltimore City the ability to enroll their children in afterschool care. The program is completely free to students and parents and it runs throughout the year. The center is named after the New York Nicks’ small forward. Read entire story here>>

 

Esperanza Center provides English language services to immigrants

The Esperanza Center located in Fells Point helps new immigrants adapt to life in Baltimore City.The Esperanza Center is a nonprofit organization that is funded by Catholic Charities. The center is ran entirely by volunteer workers and provides community services, health services, immigration legal services, and English as a second language classes to new immigrants entering Baltimore City. Read entire story here>>

Vehicles for Change helps another Baltimore citizen

Sabrina Batten sits inside her new 2005 Ford Explorer XLS.Vehicles for Change is a nonprofit organization that provides cars to low-income families. The cars are donated by local citizens and are given to families for little to no cost. Allowing individuals to purchase cars for a reasonable fee, allows for better employment opportunities and independence to families who are otherwise not able to afford a reliable means of transportation. Read entire story here>>

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Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center 

The Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center is nonprofit organizations that allow low income families the chance to enroll their children in extracurricaular activites. Employees at the Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center provides nourishing lunch as well as group homework help, with certified teachers, computer lab sessions and arts and crafts.  Watch the video>>

 

Esperanza Center 

The Esperanza Center is a nonprofit organizatin that helps immigrants in Baltimore adapt to life in the city.The English as a second language program is one of the biggest programs at the Esperanza center.  Volunteers help immigrants with reading, writing and comprehending the English language. Watch the video>> 

 

Vehicles for Change

This map shows online and in-person organizations that accept and offer donated cars.

There are various online and in-person organizations that allow citizens to donate their vehicles to help the improvement of others. This map shows organizations in Maryland and D.C., who accept and offer cars to individuals. View map>>

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