Girl Scouts in search of former members for 80th birthday party

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

December 10, 1991|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Evening Sun Staff

CURRENT volunteers' needs and news:

All former Girl Scouts or Girl Scout volunteers in the Central Maryland Region are being sought for a big celebration planned for March 1, 1992, to honor the National Girl Scouts' 80th birthday. Join in by writing Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Marketing Department, 730 W. 40th St., Baltimore 21211 or call Robyn Washington, 889-2861.

Action for the Homeless has provided grants that will help 62 shelters, thanks to money generated by its House with A Heart raffle held in October. According to Sanford Teplitzky, president of Action for Homeless, more than $250,000 has been raised, and funds are still coming in. Sponsors of the event included The Halle Companies; The Ryland Group Inc.; O'Conor, Piper & Flynn; WJZ-TV; Crown Central Petroleum; radio station WMIX 106.5 FM; Household Bank, Home Builders Association of Maryland and The Baltimore Sun.

Our Daily Bread, 411 Cathedral St., needs volunteers to serve meals and more. Those who are interested should call 659-4000.

Santa Claus Anonymous marks its 58th campaign to provide a needy child with a gift at Christmas. This year the goal is $600,000 to bring Christmas to 60,000 children in Baltimore and surrounding counties. Address a donation to Santa Claus Anonymous, Carrollton Bank, 2 Charles Plaza, Baltimore 21201 or call 685-4830 for more information.

Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter has received the National Patient and Community Services Award for its Joint Efforts program -- a safe exercise program for nursing home residents and adult day care clients. The chapter's volunteers accepted ,, the award at a national meeting in Miami. For local chapter information, call Karen Krug, 561-8090.

Volunteers of America wants small and large groups of supervised young boys and girls to wrap and deliver gifts to Baltimore City nursing homes between Dec. 15 and 22. Call Debbie Boehm, 522-0600.

Harford Hospice Inc. wants volunteers to deliver home health supplies and equipment, provide respite care for families of home-bound, terminally ill patients. For training program information and to volunteer, call Kim Floyd, (410) 272-2266.

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