Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response Local funders announce new emergency funds and actions to support the community
Four local philanthropies have announced new emergency funds and actions to support community members affected by COVID-19. The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County are working together to assess where assistance may be needed, provide funding, and accept donations to assist Howard County nonprofits on the front line of support, focusing on assisting with food security, housing, childcare and healthcare.
“We’re incredibly grateful to have a philanthropic community that is rising to this unfolding challenge with the spread of coronavirus,” said County Executive Calvin Ball. “These funds are critical to ensuring that during this time of uncertainty there will be supports in place to cover basic expenses, groceries, and bills for those in need.”
Source: Baltimore Post-Examiner