Support Our Regional Workers on the Frontlines: Call Baltimore City 311 To Donate Essential Safety Products

Support Our Regional Workers on the Frontlines: Call Baltimore City 311 To Donate Essential Safety Products

Baltimore City and its surrounding counties are working together and with partners across the region to protect citizens and ensure delivery of vital services. Your tax-deductible donations can help support the safety of our regional frontline workers and emergency responders. If your organization or business is able to donate any of these essential items please call Baltimore City 311 or from outside of the city dial 410.396.2525.

⁠— Cases of gloves (food service or latex, all sizes)

⁠— New Spray bottles (empty)

⁠— Sanitizer

⁠— Cleaning solution

⁠— Sanitizing wipes

⁠—New Thermometers

⁠— Hand soap

⁠— Cases of water (individual bottles)

⁠— New Protective eyewear (goggles)

⁠— New Protective gowns

Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) is collaborating with private partners in this service: Midtown Benefits District, Seawall Development, MPN’s neighbors at The Union Collective, the board and membership of MPN and the many business and civic associations that are issuing this call to their memberships. Baltimore City is partnering with Maryland Philanthropy Network, a Maryland 501(c)3, to support the regional response to the COVID-19 emergency by receiving and organizing donations of essential protective items. Your call will receive a response to schedule drop off or collection of your donated items.  At your request, a receipt of your donation can be provided at time of drop off or emailed to the address you provide.

To give to an emergency fund in your county, please seek out your local community foundation – many have emergency relief funds in place. In Baltimore please visit the Baltimore Community Foundation website and support the Baltimore Evolving Community Needs Fund. View a full list of funds in communities throughout Maryland on the MPN resource page--click the Response Funds tab.

To give your time, visit the website of the United Way of Central Maryland or call United Way 211. 

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Robinson, Clapp 360 Communications, krobinson@clapp360.com, 410-746-6476

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