” – Lela Campbell
EXPRESSING GRATITUDE There were also organizations like the Associated Black Charities, University of Maryland, Maryland State University’s CASP Program, Weinburg Fellows Program, Baltimore County Leadership Program, who infused critical information needed to help sustain the organization over the years. We have to also give thanks to philanthropic organizations that believed in the mission of ASF, helping us to move forward. They include the Women’s Giving Circle, the Baltimore Community Foundation, Abell Foundation, TD Bank Foundation, Morgan Stanley, MECU, Home Depot Foundation, W. R. Grace Foundation, Baltimore City, the State of Maryland and France Merrick Foundation. Other partners are Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, Coppin State University, Department of Social Services, Emmart’s United Methodist Church, BUILD, Morgan State University, Harlem Park West and Neighborhood Council, Black Professional Men, ANEW, Pastor Dewitt of First Mount Calvary, New Psalmist Baptist Church, Perkins Square Baptist Church, Everyone Deserves a Strong Foundation, EPIC, The Mission Continues, Ground Root, Maryland Association of Supportive Housing Flanigan is P Flanigan and Sons, Inc. and Campbell Brothers Bail Bond Even with the support of all of these organizations, we still could not do this without your support. It was your support that provided holiday gifts for 75 of our families. It was your personal support that purchased clothes for our women and children who and prayers that have helped to sustain the organization over the years through its challenges and changes in the industry. As we continue to press on, we need you by our side. We need your continued commitment to the vision and mission of this organization as we help individuals like Marlow recapture their lives. Please check out our website at www.takeastepforward.org to see how you can help or call us at 410-462-6001.
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