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Dates Set for 2023 CFHoCo Spring Party, Annual Dinner
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Dates Set for 2023 CFHoCo Spring Party, Annual Dinner

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced the 2023 dates for its two signature fundraising events. The events help raise critical operating funds for the foundation’s mission to connect people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County and beyond. The Spring Party will be held on the evening of Wednesday, May…

2022 Individual Philanthropist of the Year:  Dr. Lillian Bauder forges lifelong path toward social justice and equity
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2022 Individual Philanthropist of the Year: Dr. Lillian Bauder forges lifelong path toward social justice and equity

Dr. Lillian Bauder’s philanthropic life is emblematic of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s reflection, “The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”From a very young age, Dr. Bauder has been bending the moral arc in her personal life, her professional endeavors, and perhaps most of all through her justice-focused philanthropy.…

2022 Corporate Philanthropist of the Year: M&T Bank boosts daily lives for thousands of people
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2022 Corporate Philanthropist of the Year: M&T Bank boosts daily lives for thousands of people

M&T Bank is a corporate powerhouse of giving, not only locally, but across the nation. In 2021, M&T Bank contributed over $33.9 million to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations across eight states and the District of Columbia. The bank has donated more than $279.4 million to nonprofits over the past decade, and more than $437.5…

Bridges to Housing Stability Wins 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award
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Bridges to Housing Stability Wins 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award

Jennifer Broderick, Executive Director of Bridges to Housing Stability, accepts the 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award. (l to r) Beverly White-Seals, Bob Willis, Dave Willis, Jen Broderick

Jessica Zuniga Earns 2022 Leadership Council Award
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Jessica Zuniga Earns 2022 Leadership Council Award

Jessica Zuniga, the board chair of Bridges to Housing Stability, has been named the winner of the 2022 Community Foundation of Howard County Leadership Council Award. Zuniga received the award and a $1,000 grant in her name at the foundation’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy on December 1. This $1,000 unrestricted award recognizes a…

Foundation Year-End Giving/Holiday Schedule
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Foundation Year-End Giving/Holiday Schedule

The Community Foundation will be staffed during normal business hours Monday to Friday through December 30 EXCEPT for the following dates to observe the seasonal holidays: Closed Friday, December 24 Closed Monday, December 26 Closed Monday, January 2 *UPDATE- PLEASE NOTE*: Due to a heating issue at Athol Manor and the extreme cold temperatures, the…

Ponce Bequest Ignites Candlelight Concert Society Endowment
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Ponce Bequest Ignites Candlelight Concert Society Endowment

Elsa Ponce had a passion for the performing arts, including classical music and ballet. A longtime supporter of Candlelight Concerts, Elsa also loved reading, art museums, and animals. Originally from Ohio, she resided in Columbia, Maryland, and spent her career at the Social Security Administration at Woodlawn in the office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics.…

CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1
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CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1

The Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation will take place on Thursday, December 1 at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland. For the first time in years, we will gather in person for a joyous evening of food, fellowship and philanthropy. The evening…