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Do-Gooder List

Local nonprofits that could use help this holiday season

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Give to Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter Inc. (BARCS) and help out pups like CP night editor and former shelter dog Bojangles.


Animals

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter Inc. Rescue and adoption services for all animals. 301 Stockholm St., 21230, (410) 396-4695, baltimoreanimalshelter.org

Arts

Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance Catalyst for cultural-community cohesion in Baltimore. 1800 N. Charles St., #810, 21201, (410) 230-0200, baltimoreculture.org

Maryland Art Place Fosters a local contemporary-arts community for artists and audiences alike. 8 Market Place, #100, 21202, (410) 962-8565, mdartplace.org

Crisis

Baltimore Child Abuse Center Counseling and treatment for all reported victims of child sexual abuse in Baltimore. 2300 N. Charles St., #401, 21218, 410-396-6147, bcaci.org

Baltimore Crisis Response Inc. 24-hour hotline and mobile crisis team to help people with immediate needs. 2041 E. Fayette St., 21231, (410) 433-5255, bcresponse.org

House of Ruth Maryland Prevention of spousal abuse and domestic violence. 2201 Argonne Drive, 21218, (410) 889-0840, hruth.org

At Jacob's Well Works to get the homeless housed. 323 E. 25th St., 21218, (410) 235-8877, atjacobswell.org

On Our Own Helps the psychiatrically disabled to cope. 1521 S. Edgewood St., Suite C, 21227, (410) 646-0262, onourownmd.org

Education

Arts Every Day Seeks to provide opportunities for arts education and cultural experiences for all Baltimore City Public Schools students. 1800 N. Charles St., #810, 21201, (410) 685-1172, artseveryday.org

Baltimore Curriculum Project Conceives and advocates for educational reforms to improve student performance. 2707 E. Fayette St., 21224, (410) 675-7000, baltimorecp.org

Baltimore Reads Adult and family literacy services. 31 S. Calvert St., 4th Floor, 21202, (410) 752-3595, baltimorereads.org

Baltimore Urban Debate League After-school debate league for Baltimore City Public Schools students. 2601 N. Howard St., #150, 21218, (410) 752-2835, budl.org

South Baltimore Learning Center Helping people gain life skills and functional literacy so they can get jobs. 28 E. Ostend St., 21230, (410) 625-4215, southbaltimorelearns.org

Environment

Blue Water Baltimore Works to restore clean water to Baltimore's streams, rivers, and harbor. 3545 Belair Road, 21213, (410) 254-1577, bluewaterbaltimore.org

Parks and People Foundation Works to provide parks-based opportunities for recreation, education, and environmental awareness. 800 Wyman Park Drive, #010, 21211, parksandpeople.org

Health and Mental Health

Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma Support and treatment for survivors of war and torture. 431 E. Belvedere Ave., 21212, (410) 464-9006, astt.org

AIDS Action Baltimore Inc. Services to people with AIDS or those who are HIV-positive. 10 E. Eager St., 21202, (410) 837-2437, aidsactionbaltimore.org

Chase Brexton Health Services A full-service community health clinic. 1111 N. Charles St., 21201, (410) 837-2050, chasebrexton.org.

Children's Guild Counseling and education for severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. 6802 McClean Blvd., 21234, (410) 444-3800, childrensguild.org

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative Promotes healthy, lead-free homes. 2714 Hudson St., 21224, (410) 534-6447, greenandhealthyhomes.org

Health Care for the Homeless Health-related services and advocacy to reduce homelessness and its burdens. 421 Fallsway, 21202, (410) 837-5533, hchmd.org

Planned Parenthood of Maryland Family planning and women's reproductive-health services. 330 N. Howard St., 21201, (410) 576-1414, plannedparenthood.org/maryland

Shepherd's Clinic Free health clinic for the uninsured. 2800 Kirk Ave., 21218, (410) 467-7146, shepherdsclinic.org

The Arc Baltimore Support services for the developmentally disabled. 7215 York Road, 21212, (410) 296-2272, thearcbaltimore.org

Job Training

Maryland New Directions Job and vocational training and placement for the unemployed and ex-offenders. 2700 N. Charles St., #200, 21218, (410) 230-0630, mdnewdirections.org

Civic Works Project-based training and mentoring for students and adults to become job-ready. 2701 St. Lo Drive, 21213, (410) 366-8533, civicworks.com

Law

Homeless Persons Representation Project Free legal services that strive to end homelessness. 201 N. Charles St., #1104, 21201, (410) 685-6589, hprplaw.org

Community Conferencing Center Alternative conflict resolution designed to prevent crime and burdens on the court system. 1500 Union Ave., #2700, 21211, (410) 889-7400, communityconferencing.org

Free State Legal Project Helps fight discrimination, police brutality, and improper denial of services. 1111 N. Charles St., 4th Floor, 21201, (410) 625-5428, freestatelegal.org

Miscellaneous

Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project Coordinates care for wild gorillas in Africa, housed at the Maryland Zoo. 1876 Mansion House Drive, 21217, (443) 552-3388, gorilladoctors.org

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