Civic Engagement Opportunities for Families

Below are a few of the Park-sponsored community projects for both parents and students.

Amnesty International/International Rescue Committee

Donate clothing/household items to their free store; other volunteer opportunities available: https://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-baltimore-md/current-volunteer-opportunities

Art With a Heart

Enhances the lives of people in need through visual arts classes; more information here: https://www.artwithaheart.net/support.html

Community Lot Team

Help with the transformation of vacant lots to community gardens:  https://www.facebook.com/civicworks?fref=ts

Maryland Food Bank

Packing food and health kits, ages 12 and up; additional work in Community Kitchen for ages 18 and up; more information and schedule available here: https://www.mdfoodbank.org/volunteer/

Paul’s Place

Various volunteer opportunities available for ages 6 and up; information available here: https://paulsplaceoutreach.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Real Food Farm

Various open volunteer days, available here: https://www.realfoodfarm.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Weinberg Housing and Resource Center (WHRC)

Travel-size toiletries needed; volunteer weekdays (14+ only) to help with breakfast or dinner service.  All opportunities listed here:

 https://www.catholiccharities-md.org/weinberg-housing-resource-center

Youth Empowerment Society (YES)

Collections/sorting – learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/YouthEmpoweredSocietyyesDropInCenter

Viva House

Monthly food bag collections for Southwest Baltimore soup kitchen and food pantry; 2 parent drivers needed each month