Non-Profit

Critical Repairs Caroline County

410-829-4323

P.O. Box 534 Denton, MD 21629

Critical Repairs Caroline County, a local 501c3 nonprofit, provides essential home repairs or accessibility items to make it possible for low-income or very-low-income resident homeowners to remain safe and secure in their homes with a special focus on the disabled, veterans and families with children.

Typical critical repairs include:
– Handicapped ramps and entry modifications to enable the disabled to access their homes.
– Roof repairs and miscellaneous repairs to restore safety in the home.
– Minor plumbing repairs to provide safe drinking water.
– Modifications to bathrooms to provide accessibility for the disabled.

Critical Repairs Caroline County welcomes volunteers with skills in construction or assembly.

Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm, Monday – Friday

Areas Served: Caroline County

Eligibility: Low-income to very low-income per HUD standards for Caroline County.

Fees: All repairs are provided at no cost to the resident homeowner.

Preston Lions Club

443-786-0324

Preston Community Center, 114 Williamson St., Preston, MD 21655

Since 1917, Lions have served the world’s population through hard work and commitment to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired.

The Preston Lions Club is a part of Lions Clubs International, a network of volunteers who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities. The Preston Lions Club supports youth and other activities, conducts vision and hearing tests in schools, and empower volunteers to serve their community.  If you are interested in renting the Preston Community Center, please call Gloria at 443-786-0324. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Preston Community Center, 114 Williamson St., Preston, MD 21655

Aaron’s Place #3 Food Pantry

443-243-5906

3439 Laurel Grove Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632

Food pantry is open every Wednesday from 4pm-6pm. Please call the number below for more information.

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Aaron’s Place #1 Food Pantry

443-243-5906

401 Aldersgate Drive, Denton, MD

Food pantry is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-2pm, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. Please call the number below for more information.

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Little Free Libraries

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Each LFL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. People are welcome to give a book or take a book at any time. Below is a list of the LFLs in Caroline County.

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James Wright Memorial Park – 105 Backlanding Road, Preston, MD 21655 Steward: Community Club of Preston, Maryland

Choptank Marina – 20843 Water Street, Preston, MD 21655
Steward: Junior Girl Scout Troop 154

Jonestown Park – 4385 Klein Street, Preston, MD 21655
Steward: Connie Roach and Geniyah Jackson

Harmony Community Park – 6265 Harmony Road, Preston, MD 21655
Steward: Junior Girl Scout Troop 154

Private Residence near Ganeys Wharf – 7095 Ganeys Wharf Road, Preston, MD 21655
Steward: Chris Gill

Seippes Field – 4393 American Corner Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632
Steward: Junior Girl Scout Troop 154

Federalsburg Marina Park – 2012 Federalsburg Hwy, Federalsburg, MD 21632
Steward: Junior Girl Scout Troop 154

Tuckahoe State Park – 13283 Cherry Ln, Queen Anne, MD 21657 Steward: N/A

Caroline Veterinary Clinic – 9 N. Central Ave, Ridgely, MD 21660
Steward: E. Mitchell Arion, V.M.D.

Martinak State Park -137 Deep Shore Rd, Denton, MD 21629 Steward: N/A

Greensboro Municipal Park – 111 S. Main Street, Greensboro, MD 21639
Steward: N/A

Marydel Community Park – 18455 Lepore Road, Marydel, MD 21649
Steward: N/A

Goldsboro Municipal Park – 700 Old Line Road, Goldsboro, MD 21636
Steward: N/A

Tuckahoe Equestrian Center

443-521-3653

P.O. Box 251, Denton, MD 21629

The Tuckahoe Equestrian Center is a ‘Family and Youth-Oriented’ organization located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Tuckahoe State Park north of Route 404. We are a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, actively promoting all equestrian activities such as 4-H, youth activities, games days, trail riding, driving, jousting, parades, and horse shows which include jumping, dressage, and English or Western equitation.

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Service

Tuckahoe Equestrian Center features a barn with several stalls, a clubhouse, tree-shaded picnic area, a 300′ x 150′ outdoor arena with a permanent raised announcer’s stand, lighted jousting path, permanently installed audio system which covers the entire equestrian center grounds, and 15 miles of trails throughout the state park. Color-coded trail maps and trail guides are available at the Tuckahoe State Park office on Eveland Road.

Fees

Fees are $30/year for individual membership or $40/year family membership.

Caroline County Historical Society

804-337-3379

P.O. Box 514, Denton, MD 21629

The Caroline County Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and restoring historical artifacts and buildings, as well as educating the public about the history of the County.

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Service

The Historical Society is at work on a project “Preserving Old Caroline”, which seeks to document, stabilize, relocate, market, restore and salvage numerous historic structures throughout the county. Some of these buildings will be relocated to the evolving Linchester Mill project, or the new “ArtsWay” in Denton. Other buildings will be sold and restored by private owners with the assistance of the Historical Society. In addition, they are working in conjunction with the Tourism Office on creating a tourism infrastructure and plan to use small buildings as tourist information points, such as kiosks and visitor reception buildings. The Museum of Rural Life, run by members of the Historical Society, is open to the public. It acts as a repository of Caroline County artifacts. There is a mailing list notifying members of annual meetings and special fundraising events. Individuals and school groups are invited to tour the Museum.

Hours of Operation

Sat. 10 AM-3 PM or by appointment call Kathy Mackel 804-337-3379

Fees

Membership $35 Family/Individual

Areas Served

Caroline County

Caroline County Farm Bureau

302-725-7127

915 Sunday Drive, Denton, MD 21629

Private, non-profit membership organization. Farm Bureau’s purpose is to increase net farm income and improve the quality of life by providing a legislative voice, increasing public understanding, and promoting member involvement.

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Service

Current programs for farmer members are our strong grassroots policy-making process and legislative action, the Young Farmers program, Farm Bureau Women, Miss Caroline County and scholarship programs, discussion groups, and commodity-advisory committees. Various group savings and discounts available to members. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in the winter and 8 PM in the summer at the Caroline Co. Extension Office.

Fees

$60 per household per year

Denton Senior Center

410-479-2535

410-479-2535

403 South Seventh Street, Denton, MD 21629

The Senior Center provide a pleasant environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities, including recreation; education; physical fitness; arts and crafts; holiday events, outings, fun and games. Lunch is available daily for a small donation.

Denton Senior Center has computers with Internet access and offers Senior specific legal advice thru monthly appointments with Mid Shore Pro Bono. MAP/SHIP/SMP provides information and assistance about Medicare and Medicare Savings programs, Social Security, Housing and Utility assistance information, Senior Care, In Home Care and much more. Please call for more information.

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Eligibility

Must be aged 60 or older. To qualify for the Meals On Wheels program, you must also be home-bound and meet the requirements of the assessment scale.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8 AM-3 PM

Fees

Fees apply for some trips

Areas Served

Caroline County