Archive for 'Giving Back'

Healing Through Body Art

Healing Through Body Art

When you think of body art, you might think of carnivals, tattoos or kid’s parties but one area artist uses the art form to make a difference in the lives of others.

National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month

April is national stress awareness month and while you may not be able to avoid stress, there are ways to combat it as some lucky seniors are finding out.

SWIM DIVERSITY:  Hall of Fame of Coach Works to Save Lives

SWIM DIVERSITY: Hall of Fame of Coach Works to Save Lives

African American children drown at a rate nearly three times higher than their white counterparts according to the Centers for Disease Control. One Baltimore area swim instructor is making it his mission to change that.

Crafting: Woodworkers spend the year making Christmas toys

Crafting: Woodworkers spend the year making Christmas toys

The season of giving never ends for a group of retirees who keep the Christmas spirit living on throughout the year.

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Music is something that connects with people and sometimes it’s even the best medicine.

WATER DRIVE: Local Church Helps a Community in Need 600 Miles Away

WATER DRIVE: Local Church Helps a Community in Need 600 Miles Away

Local Church collects water and other supplies for those in need in Flint, Michigan.

Seven Maryland Park Sites Getting Federal Grants

Seven Maryland Park Sites Getting Federal Grants

Some Maryland national parks and trails will receive a little more federal funding this year, including a local historic land and water path, thanks to the National Park Service.

Massage Therapists Give Free Massages to People in Need

Massage Therapists Give Free Massages to People in Need

Montgomery County's Homeless Resource Day featured many services available to homeless residents. Among them, local massage therapists serviced people in possibly the most important way.

Special Bridal Sale Results from Embezzler’s Conviction

Special Bridal Sale Results from Embezzler’s Conviction

The General Services Administration and the U.S. Marshals hosted a special bridal sale near BWI airport to help raise money for a non-profit organization in D.C.

Weathermen Killed on Patrol in World War II Awarded Purple Hearts

Weathermen Killed on Patrol in World War II Awarded Purple Hearts

More than 70 years after the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Muskeget was sunk by enemy fire, four National Weather Service meteorologists on board were posthumously awarded the Purple Heart Medal for their sacrifice. This marks the first time a weather service employee has been awarded the Purple Heart. Family members of the weathermen accepted the medal.