NKF-MD Receives $10K Donation

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Following its signature event, Rappel for Kidney Heath, on  June 24 and 25, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) received a $10,000 check for its Patient Emergency  Financial Assistance Program from Over the Edge Global, which has safely sent more than 25,000 people down 267 buildings in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and… Read More

CHAI to Manage Myerberg Center

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc., an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, announced that it will oversee the management and operation of the Edward A. Myerberg Center, which began July 1. This arrangement, approved by Myerberg’s board of directors, will enable CHAI to bring its extensive expertise in working with Northwest Baltimore’s… Read More

Siegel Elected to AAO Board

Dr. Steven M. Siegel, an orthodontist with offices in Glen Burnie and Reisterstown, has been elected by the Middle  Atlantic Society of Orthodontists as its representative on the board of trustees of the American Association of Orthodontists. Siegel was formally installed at the AAO’s recent 116th Annual Session in Orlando, Fla. The AAO is the… Read More

KP Announces Research Bank

Kaiser Permanente has  announced the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank, a long-term research resource designed to help the organization better understand how people’s health is affected by their genes, behaviors and the environment. All Kaiser Permanente members who are 18 and older will be eligible to participate. The KP Research Bank allows researchers to use DNA… Read More

UMMC Commits to NKF-MD

With a shared goal of advocating on behalf of the kidney community, the University of Maryland Medical Center will award $23,250 to the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland over the next 12 months. As part of a Gold Level Annual Partnership arrangement, NKF-MD will receive $10,000 as a research grant to study chronic kidney disease… Read More

Schusterman Foundation Names 29 Fellows

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation has selected 29 outstanding Jewish professional and volunteer leaders from around the world for the second cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship. The fellows hail from Jewish and secular organizations in North America, Israel, Australia, South Africa and Europe. A full list of the new Schusterman Fellows is available… Read More

Associated Honors Blumenfeld, Frederick

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In honor of their outstanding leadership in the Jewish community, Julie Blumenfeld and Josh S. Frederick were presented with the Fred Walpert Young Leadership Award from The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. The Fred Walpert Young Leadership Award, presented annually, recognizes  growing leaders within The Associated community. Blumenfeld began her involvement in the Baltimore… Read More

Harbour School Wins $25K for Meals on Wheels

For the third year in a row, the Harbour School’s Harbouring Hope team won $25,000 for Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. Led by high school English teacher Siri Llamas, the team rallied the entire school to participate in a social action month concentrating on hunger, poverty and literacy awareness. One week was devoted to… Read More

BSO Receives $1.2M for Education

BSO board chair Barbara Bozzuto announced that Patricia and Mark K. Joseph have donated $1.2 million from their foundation, The Shelter Foundation, to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to support access to the orchestra’s education programs for students in Title 1 Baltimore City Public Schools; $1 million of this transformative gift will endow the Patricia and… Read More

Hartog-Levin Joins Weinberg

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, has welcomed retired ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin as the 12th trustee in the Weinberg Foundation’s history. Levin, who began her term in May, was unanimously selected by the foundation’s board in November 2015 following a nationwide search. The foundation’s trustees,… Read More