April Show Charity: Ronald McDonald House
They care for 36 families every night/365 days a year. Only RMH in Maryland. Supporting families at 6 Baltimore hospitals. Providing kids, parents and extended family a home away from home during serious long term illness. They have 501c3 status. We will be collecting aluminum pull-tabs! Lots of opportunities for collections and volunteering (Sunday bake shop, filling family mailboxes with special surprises, making comfort kits, card making and cards of encouragement - and more).
635 W Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
May Show Charity: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America - Maryland/Southern Delaware Chapter
They have 501c3 status with headquarters in NYC. Their mission is to "find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of the children and adults affected by these diseases." 443-276-0861
1201 South Sharp Street, Suite 107 Baltimore, MD 21230
June Show Charity: Paul's Place
Providing sustenance and support for low-income and homeless individuals and families in the Washington Village/Pigtown area of Baltimore. Provides: Hot lunch, emergency food pantry, showers, laundry, emergency assistance, affordable housing, holiday programs, adult literacy, computer skills training, nurses’ clinic, wellness classes, narcotics anonymous, women’s and men’s groups. Volunteer opportunities as well as collecting items for wish list (food, toys, clothing). Contact person: Varies 410-625-0775
1118 Ward Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
July Show Charity: TBD
August Show Charity: Gentle Giants Horse Rescue
All horses are rescued from slaughter, abuse and neglect. They are cared for, trained (trail, schooling and competition mounts) and prepared for adoption. Some will only be able to serve as a companion. GGHR also educate the public on a variety of topics. Can volunteer and we can also collect needed items. Contact person: Christine Hajek 443-285-3835
17250 Old Frederick Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771
September Show Charity: Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue
The organization relies on adoption and donations to fund its operations. They “are a private, nonprofit, no-kill shelter dedicated to providing the best possible care and finding forever homes for as many homeless cats and dogs as they we can.” Contact person: Moira Liskovec 410-461-0516/410-274-3530
10236 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042
October Show Charity: Horses Help Heroes
Dedicated to making positive change in the loves of disabled veterans, their families, and families who have lost loved ones while serving on active military duty. Offers a variety of equine-related programs at no cost to veterans and families (educational experiences, therapeutic activities, small group sessions at the farm, etc). You can volunteer! They pair up with another non profit (The Big Purple Barn that is a sanctuary for ill/retired horses).
Contact person: Dan Macy 240-696-1732
P.O. Box 4271 Crofton, MD 21114
Thank you for your continued support!!!
MOHSS offers an amazing opportunity to show AND make a difference in the lives of others! When you participate in one of our shows, you help us raise money for our monthly charities. Additional money comes in from participating in our Charity Hack Class and by supporting our Cake Walk. You can also help by visiting our JR Board Charity tables on show days for special activities and our onsite fundraisers. You can help us in a HUGE way by donating items to our charity collections each month. Check us out on Facebook before each show to learn more about our Charity of the Month, our needed collection items, and information on our onsite fundraisers! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS!