Giving Back

Police officers issue vouchers instead of tickets

Police in College Park want to make the roads safer for drivers and pedestrians. Drivers who have broken headlights can get a free repair voucher instead of a ticket. The goal is to reduce the amount of broken lights on the road and keep pedestrians safe.

Netflix donates over $5 million to fund a memorial scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman at his alma mater.

Netflix recently donated over $5 million to help fund a memorial scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman.

Washington Capitals fans return for the first time in over a year

Washington DC – After a year of watching the Caps on the T.V., fans are finally back in the stands of Capital One Arena. Attendance is limited to 10% of venue capacity, which totals 2,100 fans, and season ticket holders…

Fidos for Freedom at UMD has continued to raise service dogs amidst the pandemic

College Park, MD – While the pandemic has affected how many clubs at the University of Maryland operates, Fidos for Freedom has been able to safely meet in person and raise service dogs together that will one day help those…

A Montgomery County aid group raises over $100,000 to help local community

Montgomery County, MD.-The group Silver Spring/Takoma Park Mutual Aid is providing local residents with food, diapers, and more. Since forming last year, the group has raised over $100,000 and has helped more than 3,000 local residents. 

Montgomery County high schools Red Cross Clubs host virtual blood drive

Silver Spring, MD – From their website, the American Red Cross is in critical need for blood and platelet donors as they deal with the pandemic, natural disasters and other spontaneous life events. Using the American Red Cross ‘Sleeves Up’…

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents with annual charity basketball game.

Local non-profit making a difference for many Maryland classrooms

For many families in Maryland and across the country, making the decision between buying school supplies and purchasing food is a tough one. One local non-profit is trying to make that decision a little easier one pencil at a time.

Dining on free pancakes for a good cause

A College Park restaurant joined with others across the country in celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday by giving customers who dine in a free stack of buttermilk short stacks. Customers are then asked to consider making a donation to charities helping children battling serious illnesses.

Local woman provides help to others dealing with domestic violence

A Prince George’s County business owner from Guatemala turns her experiences from domestic abuse into a positive for others.