What Your Dollar Buys

$1 per work day, or $260 per year, would provide:

  • 1,300 pounds of food that can be distributed to people in need – this translates to 838 meals to hungry Marylanders across the state

  • A daily snack for an abused child in an afterschool program

  • Nine hours of addiction counseling for two women

  • Five weeks of a women’s support group

  • Parent-child field trip for 20 families at risk of dissolution

  • Follow-up work site visits for eight developmentally challenged people

  • Enough to raise and transplant 5,200 pollution filtering oysters

  • Twenty-one 4’ native trees that can be planted as a streamside buffer

  • 100 prepared meals served in a homeless shelter

  • Support for ten senior citizens so they don’t have to choose between food and medicine

  • Fourteen employment workshops or GED test fees for six students

  • Vaccinations for 208 dogs for kennel cough

  • Feline leukemia test for 24 cats

  • A hotel room for three families victimized by a disaster and left homeless in the middle of the night

  • Six nights in a shelter for victims of domestic violence - including nutritious meals, access to clothing and personal care items, and case management and referral coordination.