December – Weller Development & United Way

It was a holiday volunteering extravaganza for our December event! Our volunteers wrapped gifts for City of Refuge, put together care packages for MedStar Harbor Hospital and Healthcare for the Homeless, created handmade cards for Meals on Wheels and GEDCO and crafted holiday decorations for an upcoming holiday market for local families. All of this…

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November – FIRST LEGO League & Reading Partners

Our November event was a VU fan favorite! We partnered again this year with FIRST LEGO League to build LEGO obstacles for an upcoming STEM competition for kids ages 9-14 years old. We also sorted OVER A THOUSAND books for Reading Partners to distribute to schools across Baltimore. Who knew volunteering could be so much…

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October – Baltimore International Academy

Our volunteers put in some serious WORK at Baltimore International Academy for our October event. Cleaning out their future rec center and removing a dumpster full of astroturf and unused furniture was no joke! Our talented volunteers gave the playgrounds a makeover with stenciled words in the five languages the school teaches.  And in the…

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September – Druid Hill Park and Districts 7/11 Clean Up

Back at it for another year! Our 6th Annual Druid Hill and Druid Heights Clean-Up took us all over the park and nearby neighborhoods where hundreds of volunteers helped make Baltimore just that much more beautiful! Keep an eye out for some new birdhouses in the park created by some of our talented volunteers. Special thanks to…

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August – St. Vincent de Paul

The VU crew was busy, busy, busy for our August second Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul’s Beans & Bread and Headstart locations! From landscaping the block to painting classrooms to serving meals to building resumes to creating an outreach plan to … well, you get it – the list goes on! Then we headed…

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July – The Movement Team

July was a SOLD OUT event! We worked with The Movement Team for their 10th annual Fish Fry for the Homeless event where they fed and gave shoes to close to 500 of Our City’s homeless citizens. We Set up tables and chairs, set up the shoe give away station, assembled resource bags and to-go food…

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June – City Ranch

June’s event took us to City Ranch which has been dedicated to giving urban children lifelong memories on the backs of horses and providing accessible and affordable horseback riding to the greater Baltimore community. Our trailblazing Volunteers helped clear riding trails to Patapsco, lay new soil in the horse riding area, and other chores around the…

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May – FORCE

In May, we headed to Liberty Elementary School to work with FORCE. FORCE is a creative activist collaboration focused on upsetting the culture of rape and promoting a culture of consent. FORCE designs communications campaigns to generate media attention and get millions of people talking. You can check out some of their biggest campaigns here.…

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April – Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

In April we teamed up with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. We met at Middle Branch Park for a morning at the boathouse, the playground, along the trail and at the boat launch.…

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March – Baltimore ToolBank & Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore

In March, we collaborated with Baltimore’s ToolBank to support the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Healthy Harbor Initiative. Through neighborhood cleaning and greening, as well as other plans for city, county, residents, and businesses, Waterfront Partnership’s goal is a swimmable fishable harbor by 2020. In order to do this, they enlisted the help of none other than…

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