Philanthropy is important, and not just by save-the-world standards. It’s also big business in the United States — nearly $400 billion big. But while most big business is still male-dominated, it’s women who are changing the face of charitable giving. “You could make the argument that women are becoming the …Read More »
There are nearly 20 million kids under the age of 5 across the country, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, and about 367,000 of them are here in Maryland. Where do they go to school? Preschools, like their elementary and secondary counterparts, take different forms. There’s public preschools — programs …Read More »
The Baltimore Child Abuse Center will host its fourth annual “Be A Hero” fundraiser at the Lord Baltimore Hotel on April 28. Tickets for the main event are already sold out, but the $100 after-party tickets are still available. The after-party will take place in the hotel’s LB Speakeasy with …Read More »
Addiction Does Not Discriminate The opioid epidemic is reaching all demographics, including adolescents.
On Dec. 16 of 2013, just two days after his 23rd birthday, Carroll County native Sean Schmidt would inject what he thought was heroin into his arm, a decision that would end up costing him his life. On that same day Beth Schmidt lost her son, she would also …Read More »
In the July issue of Baltimore’s Child, we introduced you to the adorable Kayleigh Hope Klatt, a sweet and sassy 2-year-old with an unbelievable story. Born 94 days early and weighing less than a pound, Kayleigh was the smallest baby ever delivered in Maryland—and though she has done better than …Read More »
Holiday Happenings Make your family’s holiday season merry and bright with a month of special activities!
Please keep in mind that Baltimore’s Child received much of this information months in advance. Be sure to call ahead to verify the information and to check on prices and ticket availability! Light Up the Season BALTIMORE CITY Monument Lighting Family Festival Seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and special winter-inspired kids’ art …Read More »
December is the month we’re often scurrying around buying gifts for those we love, especially those young members of the family. But with so many options out there, what should you get? We wanted to help make it easier for you, and so went to some of our favorite local …Read More »
Our four-legged friends are part of the family, and so it is natural to want them around while we’re celebrating this holiday season. But according to Dr. Deborah Tierney at Doc Side Veterinary Medical Center in Fells Point, it’s important to keep in mind what will keep your animals safest …Read More »
Bookmarked: Holiday Reads The best books to cuddle up with this winter, no matter what you’re celebrating.
Books recommended by Rona Sue London of the Ivy Bookshop. There’s nothing better than sitting in front of a fire (or space heater) with a great book—and the holidays are an especially magical time to get lost in a wonderful story. Whether you’re flipping pages on the first night of …Read More »
It’s the most wonderful time of year for nonprofits. After all, with Thanksgiving having just wrapped up and Christmas and Chanukah fast approaching, people are in the spirit of giving. Every year, nonprofits look forward to #GivingTuesday, which falls on November 29 this year. The social media-driven global day of …Read More »