Non-Profit

Federalsburg Historical Society, Inc.

443-434-3114

P.O. Box 84, Federalsburg, MD 21632

The Federalsburg Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit community based organization dedicated to preserving and presenting to the public the history of the people, places, and events of the Town of Federalsburg on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Working in conjunction with the Caroline County Historical Society, Inc., we promote and celebrate our unique heritage through historical research, education, and events.Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every other month at 7pm at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum 100 Covey and Williams Alley

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Service

To collect and disseminate information about the history of Federalsburg. Personal artifacts of Federalsburg residents are on display in storefront windows in Federalsburg. There is youth outreach that includes a hobby fair. Organizes a yearly heritage day called Return to Historic Federalsburg. Volunteers accepted to do historical research on people, places, events, industry, etc. of Federalsburg. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM at the Federalsburg Senior Center (Morris Ave. entrance). The museum is called the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum.

Hours of Operation

Friday & Saturday 10:00 – 2:00

Fees

Membership dues are $25 per household which includes a newsletter.

Area

Federalsburg

Immanuel Lutheran Preschool

410-673-7107

410-673-1426

P.O. Box 39, Preston, MD 21655

At Immanuel we seek to preach Jesus as the only Savior of the World. We know him as the Savior because the Holy Spirit has created faith in Jesus in our hearts, using God’s Word, the Bible.

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Service

Sunday School 9:15 AM, Morning Worship 10:30 AM. Offers preschool program to 2, 3 & 4 year olds. Class is held on Mon. through Thurs. from 9 AM – 11:45 AM. Program is Christian based and helps children socialize with other children, as well as teaches colors, letters, numbers, shapes, etc. Early enrollment is encouraged. Classes run from September to May.

Hours of Operation

Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-12 PM

Greensboro Historical Society

410-482-8903

Attn: Betty Ballas, 11599 Kibler Road, Greensboro, MD, 21639

PRESERVATION, EDUCATION and COMMUNITY OUTREACH to the Greater Greensboro area.

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The Chapter meets on the first Monday of every month at 7:00 pm (except on holidays) in the museum. You are invited to come meet friends and neighbors at any of our meetings. The group is responsible for the activities and events that take place at the museum. Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GreensboroHistoricalSociety/ to follow us and stay up-to-date with our activities and events.

Mid-Shore Pro Bono

410-690-8128

8 S. West Street, Easton, MD 21601

Mid-Shore Pro Bono connects low income individuals and families who need civil legal services with volunteer attorneys and community resources.

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Offers pro bono (free) legal assistance to income qualified individuals in civil legal matters. Examples of legal issues they can assist with include family law, bankruptcy and debt, small claims, advanced medical directives, wills or probate, landlord-tenant disputes, divorce, and guardianship. Mid-Shore Pro Bono does not handle criminal cases, traffic cases or appeals. Mid-Shore Pro Bono offers a number of programs dedicated to dispute and conflict resolution which include: Free Civil Legal Clinics, Lawyer Referral, Community Conferencing, Foreclosure Prevention, Bankruptcy Clinic, Collaborative Practice for Family Law Disputes, Consumer Protection. Clients should call our office at 410-690-8128 to determine eligibility for one of our programs.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-4:00pm Online intake via website

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Kent, Dorchester, and Queen Anne Counties

Mid-Shore Community Foundation

410-820-8175

410-820-8729

The Bullitt House, 102 E. Dover Street, Easton, MD 21601

The Mid-Shore Community Foundation connects private resources with public needs to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties, Maryland.

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Service

Grants, Scholarships, Donor Services, Nonprofit Services and Fiscal Sponsorships.

Areas Served

Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties

Preston Volunteer Fire Company

410-673-7874

P.O. Box 44, Preston, MD 21655

Preston Volunteer Fire Company is 100% volunteer service providing fire, rescue & EMS haz-mat, search and rescue, and extrication services to the community and surrounding areas.

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Hours of Operation

Open 24 hours a day

Maryland Legal Aid

410-763-9676 or 1-800-477-2543

To serve the legal needs of people with limited income in civil matters

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Broad range of free legal services, including legal advice, brief legal assistance, information and referrals, community education and outreach, negotiation and representation in litigation for problems such as housing, health care, government benefits, family, child advocacy, consumer, education and employment issuesMaryland Legal Aid’s general practice covers a wide range of issues including housing, family law, employment, health care, public benefits, and consumer/financial issues. Some offices have special contracts to represent abused and neglected children, clients who are facing legal issues resulting from a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, migrant farmworkers, and clients in danger of losing their home to foreclosure.

Eligibility

Contact the office to go through the eligibility process.

Fees

There are no fees for eligible customers.

Areas Served

The Upper Eastern Shore Office serves Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Kent & Talbot Counties.

Upper Shore Genealogical Society of Maryland

USGS of MD, PO Box 275, Easton, MD 21601

Founded in 1973, the USGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by volunteers and covers Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.The Upper Shore Genealogical Society goal to discover, collect and disseminate data and records significant to history and family research, much of which reveals links between community and the land, as well as the education of its members and others in the techniques of genealogical research.

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Our goal is to: Encourage all of those interested in researching their ancestral heritage and promote fellowship and cooperation. Educate members and the public on genealogical information from the Maryland counties of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot through meetings, seminars, workshops, and publications. Provide a forum for sharing knowledge that individual members have acquired in their own research. Collect, preserve, and disseminate genealogical, biographical, and historical knowledge and information.General meetings are held at the USGS Research Center at 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the months of January, March, May, September and November. A speaker or presentation will follow and will be noted on the calendar on our website.The USGS Research Center is open to the public on most Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are closed federal holiday weekends and for inclement weather.For information about our upcoming events or to verify when the Research Center is open, please visit our website. For hours by appointment, please contact Jean Kelly at 410-482-8072.

Areas Served

Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot

His Hope Ministries

443-448-7297

443-345-3434

105 Gay Street, Denton, MD 21629

His Hope Haven is a cold weather homeless shelter program providing a compassionate, energetic life-saving community resource and ministry. It is a faith-based, non-profit organization striving to provide a spiritually and physically safe Winter Haven for people experiencing homelessness. We provide guidance and temporary housing in a safe and dignified environment and strive to help our guests regain productive and independent lives.If you or someone you know needs homeless assistance, contact us from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. We will conduct a phone interview before completing a comprehensive intake.If you are interested in volunteering, please call the shelter or email info@hishopeministries.org

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His Hope Haven accepts single men and women, as well as family groups, as guests. The shelter opens at 5:30 PM and guests are provided with dinner, breakfast the next morning, and a packed lunch. Shower facilities are available. Guests leave at 9 AM each morning. Guests without transportation are driven into Denton, and picked up there later. The drop off and pickup area is in the parking lot of the court house across from the Episcopal Church on Gay Street.

Areas Served

Caroline County

Ages Served

all ages

Ridgely Lions Club

443-786-2547

P.O. Box 143, Ridgely, MD 21660

Our mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

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The Ridgely Lions serve the Ridgely community in many ways to include, but not limited to: assistance with eye exams and eyeglasses for those in need (applications are available upon request); the Ridgely Strawberry Festival; the Christmas Parade (the first Saturday in December); placement of decorative/seasonal banners throughout town; sponsorship of youth baseball, football and soccer teams; durable medical equipment loan closet;  monetary and volunteer support of the Ridgely UMC food bank and scholarships to Ridgely area college-bound students. We also make donations to many charitable organizations and youth groups throughout the community.

One service project that the Ridgely Lions do in cooperation with the Greensboro Lions Club is a Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet.  Lions re-purpose good used medical equipment and provide it free of charge to people in need.  If you know of someone in need or you have some good used durable medical equipment to donate, then contact the us on www.facebook.com/ Ridgely Lions Club or Greensboro MD Lions Club. We will even pick it up.

As part of Lions Clubs International we make yearly donations to the Lions Multiple District-22 Low Vision Research Center (The Wilmer Eye Clinic at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD), the Lions Leader Dog Program and the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF).

The Lions Clubs International motto is “We Serve”. If you’re interested in helping your community and meeting like-minded folks, then we invite you to find out more about Lions and contact us at ridgelylions@verizon.net.   If you have additional questions contact Lion Dave Davis, Membership Chairman at 443-786-2547.

Eligibility

Must be sponsored by a member to join.

Fees

Membership is $260/yr