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ABAG Member: 2,000 volunteers serve Baltimore homeless by United Way of Central Maryland

Friday, October 7, 2016   (0 Comments)
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COURTESY OF UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL MARYLAND About 100 service organizations gathered in the Baltimore Convention Center to provide free resources for those experiencing homelessness.Julia Mitchner, class of 1981, was one of the 2,000 volunteers at Project Homeless Connect, which provides free services to the homeless.

Joined by several members of her church, Morning Star Baptist, in Catonsville, Md., Mitchner worked at the event’s foot-washing station.“It’s something that Jesus did, and we’re following in his footsteps. He washed feet for his disciples, and that’s what we’re doing here,” she said.

The fifth annual Project Homeless Connect, organized by the non-profit United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM), hosted about 100 service organizations that assist the homeless or near-homeless in Baltimore.

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