Baltimore/ Arts & Culture
Published on July 09, 2018
3 charity events worth your time in Baltimore this weekPhoto: Matt Montgomery/Unsplash

Looking to make a difference this week?

From building a community garden to scrubbing your neighbor's stoop, there are plenty of good causes to support in Baltimore this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Learn how to become a Doctors Without Borders aid worker

Ever considered joining Doctors Without Borders? Medical and non-medical professionals are invited to an information session this Thursday to learn how to join the organization's pool of dedicated aid workers. An aid worker and field human resources officer will discuss requirements and the application process, and experienced Doctors Without Borders aid workers from the local area will share firsthand stories of "life in the field."

When: Thursday, July 12, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library - Southeast Anchor Branch, Auditorium, 3601 Eastern Ave.
Admission: Free

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Help construct a community garden in Fort Worthington

Join Volunteering Untapped, the Baltimore Tree Trust and the Fort Worthington neighborhood to construct a community garden in the neighborhood. The volunteering session will also include painting storm drains and continuing the organization's door knocking campaign, followed by an after party with happy-hour specials at The Chasseur.

When: Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Meet at Fort Worthington Elementary Middle School, 2710 E. Hoffman St.
Admission: Free

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Join the inaugural Community Stoop Scrub and Block Party in Fulton Heights

Last but not least, join CityFam for a day of preserving white marble stoops — a definitive architectural component of the Baltimore row house and community gathering place. CityFam's first-ever Community Stoop Scrub, in partnership with Fulton Heights Community Association, welcomes residents of all ages to take part in volunteer stoop cleaning from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. followed by a neighborhood block party from 3-6 p.m.

When: Saturday, July 14, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Fulton Heights Community, 1900 McKean Ave.
Admission: Free

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