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You can make a credit card donation to any Chesapeake Charities fund on this website. To pay by check, please make your check payable to “Chesapeake Charities” and mail to the address shown at the bottom of the page.

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Adopt-A-Bear

Adopt-A-Bear provides Christmas gifts to children enrolled in Queen Anne's County public elementary & middle schools free lunch program, The Judy Center, Head Start, The Family Center, and Queen Anne's County Healthy Families. "Bear Trees" are displayed at...

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Amy’s Army

AMY'S STORY On October 10, 2015, Amy Marie Stoops Rhodes married Jason Rhodes in a gorgeous ceremony on the Rhodes’ family farm surrounded by their closest friends and family. It was truly the perfect day and the happiest of their lives; all anyone could see was their...

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Blackie Wills Community Leadership Fund (BWCLF)

Through education, awareness, volunteerism, fundraising, and grant making, the BWCLF supports opportunities for all people to get their basic needs met and create a better future for families in Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware. The BWCLF is particularly focused on...

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Calvert Community Foundation

Calvert Community Foundation (CCF) is a non-profit resource that provides community groups a simple, accountable method to fulfill their philanthropic missions.  Tax deductible donations to CCF will assist community based programs that support the needs of Calvert...

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Calvert County Commission for Women

Calvert County Commission for Women seeks to support and improve opportunities for women and girls in Calvert County. The Commission recognizes their contributions and achievements through the annual Women of the World celebration.

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Calvert County School Foundation

The Calvert County School Foundation provides additional funding opportunities, beyond tax dollars, to unique resources and innovative opportunities for learning for every child in Calvert County. Through the promotion of creativity, critical thinking, and engagement...

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Cancer Comfort Angels

Cancer Comfort Angels is a faith-based organization that provides Cancer Comfort Kits for those diagnosed this cancer. We have provided over 2000 cancer patients with kits all over the country to help them through their journey. A Cancer Comfort Kits consists of a...

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Caroline County Public Recreation

The purpose of this fund is to foster the support and engagement of individual and community public recreation to benefit the citizens of Caroline County through the programing, services, parks and open spaces produced and/or coordinated through Caroline County...

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Caroline County Veterans Memorial Tribute Fund

The Caroline County Veterans Memorial Tribute Fund was established for the construction and maintenance costs associated with a Monument installed on the grounds of the Gen. James F. Fretterd Community Center in Denton, Maryland.  This permanent tribute is meant to...

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Center on Revitalization and Preservation

Dedicated to empowering communities across Maryland to thrive through innovative, inclusive, and sustainable development initiatives. By providing tailored technical assistance, fostering collaborative partnerships, and offering comprehensive training, we aim to...

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Centreville Main Street

The purpose of the Centreville Main Street fund is to revitalize, promote, and preserve, Centreville’s designated Main Street and its business community as a whole. Centreville Main Street is the only designated and accredited Main Street program in Queen Anne’s...

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Character Counts! Queen Anne’s County

Character Counts! was established in 2000 as a response to the rising school and community violence experienced across the nation during the year of the Columbine School shootings.  This county-wide initiative seeks to provide character development and mentoring in...

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Corsica River Conservancy

The goal of the Corsica River Conservancy is to restore and preserve the Corsica River and its watershed and to reduce pollution, contamination and loss of habitat to a level which would remove the Corsica from the official list of impaired rivers. This goal is being...

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Elaine’s Gift Fund

Elaine’s Gift was established to honor her legacy and her desire to give her children every opportunity for advancement. This fund awards scholarships to the children of single mothers, who have demonstrated academic excellence, community involvement, and desire to...

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Eric and Cara Thorn Memorial Endowment

The Eric and Cara Thorn Memorial Endowment was established to keep alive the memory of Eric and Cara Thorn, two outstanding students who set goals for themselves and work hard to achieve their dreams and cared deeply about the people in the world around them.

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Eric and Cara Thorn Memorial Scholarship

The Eric and Cara Thorn Memorial Scholarship was established to keep alive the memory of Eric and Cara Thorn, two outstanding students who set goals for themselves and work hard to achieve their dreams and cared deeply about the people in the world around them. ...

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Family Center of Queen Anne’s County

The Family Center of Queen Anne’s County’s purpose is to empower parents and children to shine. Our goal is to support families with young children (prenatal until their fifth birthday) in becoming prepared for school success by empowering and educating parents to be...

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FCP Serves

FCP is committed to community investing in and around its owned properties, strengthening the fabric of those communities and creating long-term value for residents, tenants, and investors. Through our employee-led program, FCP Serves, we work alongside respected...

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Foundations of Recovery

The purpose of Foundations of Recovery is to provide individuals living free from drugs and alcohol with the opportunities necessary to establish a healthy lifestyle and reacclimate into society as positive members of the community.

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Friends of Historic Christ Church

The Friends of Historic Christ Church are a group dedicated to restoring, renovating and preserving the 19th century church building and grounds while providing publc facilities for fine arts and special ceremonies.  Funding will be used to complete repair work and...

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Friends of Island Dog Park

The Friends of Island Dog Park is a fund to support the first off-leash dog park in Queen Anne’s County.  Island Dog Park provides open play space, agility training equipment and activities that include the human chaperones, such as canine coffee club.

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Friends of QAC Animal Services

With your support we will continue to devote our efforts and resources to the animals of Queen Anne’s County. Animal Services provides comprehensive medical service and treatment to all animals in our care. We are focused on ensuring all animals physical and...

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Giving the Edge Foundation

In 2013 Robert Woolley received an anonymous donation to help open the Giving The Edge Foundation. Growing up in the community Robert knew that while being a business owner of The Edge Arena and The Edge Training Academy he would always need to have a giving arm...

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Grace Street

Grace Street opened August 1, 2023 as the Midshore's sole recovery community organization (RCO) and helps reduce overdose deaths by filling gaps in services with peer-based, non-clinical supports for people affected by substance abuse. Grace Street is founded and led...

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Grief Share Bereaved Parents Memorial Garden

The Grief Share Ministry at Kent Island Methodist Church raised funds to create a Bereaved Parents Memorial Garden in Stevensville Cemetery. Grief Share was created by a church initiative and has a network of some 12,000 churches worldwide, with each Grief Share...

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Harriet Elizabeth Brown Commemoration

Harriet Elizabeth Brown was a courageous Calvert County teacher who, in 1937, challenged unequal pay for African-American and white teachers.  Ms. Brown, only 30-years old at the time, was aided by her 29-year old NAACP attorney, Thurgood Marshall.  With a sense of...

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Healthy Families Midshore

Healthy Families Mid-Shore is a free and voluntary home visiting program that services Queen Anne’s County, Talbot County, Kent County, and Caroline County. The purpose of Healthy Families is to help relieve some of the stress of having a new baby and coping with...

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Island Football Network (IFBNet)

Island Football Network, known as IFBnet, is a volunteer run organization whose mission is to encourage scholastic achievement, sportsmanship and teamwork while enhancing the health and fitness of young athletes participating in their youth football programs on Kent...

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Jacob Sloan Family Assistance

Jacob Sloan Family Assistance continues Jake's passion for helping others by providing food, shelter, utilities, and assistance with medical expenses to children and families in need, either directly or in partnership with other community organizations.

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Jacob Sloan Foundation

The Jacob Sloan Foundation has been created to honor the life and legacy of Jake Sloan. Jake lived his life being a friend to all through his kindness and giving, always striving to "make a difference" in someone's life. The mission of this foundation is to make a...

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Judy Center Partnership of QAC

Judy Center Partnership of Queen Anne’s County (QAC) – The Judy Center Partnership of QAC is a collaboration of many community agencies and organizations working together to empower families of children (birth – 5 years old) in Queen Anne’s County.  Our collective...

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Julianne Rosela Memorial Scholarship

The Julianne Rosela Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to graduates of local High Schools who are in good standing and demonstrate leadership and involvement in community service. Eligibility criteria is included in the application.

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Kent County Public Schools Special Projects

The purpose of this fund is to provide support or projects that improve the quality of education provided by the Kent County Public School system and strengthen creativity, critical thinking skills, and /or core knowledge by engaging students in the learning process.

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Kent Narrows Development

The Kent Narrows Development fund was established to encourage economic growth and community development, and promote public access to waterfront activities and amenities in Kent Narrows, a 955-acre waterfront area in Queen Anne’s County.

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MAPPA

Promote the message of prevention, which is the creation of conditions, opportunities and experiences that develop healthy people and healthy communities.

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Maryland Police K9 Foundation

The Maryland Police K9 Foundation is a Chesapeake Charities component fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We exist to help active and retired K9 units across Maryland by providing lifesaving equipment, care, and training. We strive to memorialize those K9s who...

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Matt’s Friends

To encourage students in Talbot County to pursue their passion in the areas of music and the arts, in loving memory of our son Matthew Evan Murr.

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National Capital Radio and TV Museum

The goal of the National Capital Radio & Television Museum is to utilize its collections to educate the public about the development and impact of electronic media in their daily lives.  The museum is located in the 1906 Harmel House in Bowie, Maryland.

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Partnering for Youth After School Program

In its 22nd year, providing academic, enrichment and recreational activities for students directly after school dismissal. The two-hour programs are funded by grants, contributions, fundraising activities and student enrollment fees. Caring adults who are school...

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Partnership for Youth Success

The purpose of this fund is to expand the vital role that businesses, families, neighborhoods, congregations, schools, and youth organizations play in the healthy development of Calvert County's youth.

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Paso a Paso

To support the impoverished communities in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities, after school programs and nutritional support.

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Patrick & Eileen Fogarty Legacy

Patrick and Eileen Fogarty Legacy Fund is a donor advised endowed fund established by their daughter. My parents, Pat and Eileen Fogarty, moved to La Plata in 2007 to be near me and their two grandchildren. My mother had a series of health problems and it made sense...

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Poetry X Hunger

The Poetry X Hunger fund promotes the use of poetry in reducing, preventing, and eliminating hunger. Please help Poetry X Hunger turn poetry into food! Visit this YouTube video and vote for it with a thumbs up.  Any winnings will be donated to an anti-hunger...

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Price Community Club

The purpose of the Price Community Club is to improve the condition of the Price Community Club, a historic structure built in the 1890’s as a schoolhouse for Queen Anne’s County children.  The Club plans to begin a modernization project which will include updating...

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Queen Anne’s County Community Partnership

The Community Partnerships for Children and Families is Queen Anne’s County’s Local Management Board. We are a division of the Queen Anne's County Department of Community Services. Members of the Local Management Board are appointed by the County Commissioners and...

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Rowan’s Dream Big Fund

Rowan’s Dream Big Foundation fiercely supports the hopes, aspirations and goals of all individuals with Down syndrome while showcasing the positive impact these extraordinary people have on the lives of their families, communities and the world around us. Rowan's Run...

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Sheriff Gary Hofmann Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships for graduating seniors of Queen Anne's County High School and Kent Island High School to pursue a degree at an accredited college, university or trade school or for students attending Chesapeake College.

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Sisters at Heart Fund

The Sisters at Heart Fund supports women and men who are diagnosed with breast cancer. This local, grass-roots group of survivors and supporters was established in 2007 with the mission of promoting breast cancer awareness in the community, as well as supporting men...

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SOAR Delmarva

The purpose of this fund is to support SOAR  programs that offer opportunities for success, outreach, achievement and responsibility to special needs, underprivileged, and at-risk children.

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St. Francis Xavier-Newtowne

Built as a simple frame structure in 1731 so as not to be noticed at a time when Catholic practice was suppressed, St. Francis Xavier church’s simplicity has been its strength. While plain on the outside, the interior of the central wooden section of the church boasts...

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Team Chesapeake

Team Chesapeake provides opportunities for the personal growth of young women between the ages of ten and eighteen so that each can reach her full athletic potential.  Through the development of field hockey skills, team training and competitive play, Team Chesapeake...

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The Family Center

The Family Center is a center based family education program focusing on early-childhood education, family literacy, family support, parent education, and adult education.  All services, including transportation are provided for enrolled participants free of charge. ...

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The Retreat House at Hillsboro

The mission of the Retreat House is to share God’s abundant love in the world by holding a sacred, compassionate, and inclusive space. We collaborate with community groups, arts organizations, and church communities to offer an experience of the Divine by supporting...

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TomCat Solutions

TomCat Solutions is dedicated to reducing the number of free-roaming, stray and abandoned cats on Maryland’s Eastern shore, by supporting the effective practice of trap-neuter-return, and low cost spay/neuter. By removing cost as a barrier to such services and...

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