Volunteer

Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company

410-482-8420

116 North Main Street, P.O. Box 307, Greensboro, MD 21639

Provides fire, rescue and EMS services to the citizens of Greensboro and those areas surrounding Greensboro. Event hall available for public use. Please visit our website to inquire about renting the hall. Room capacity: 125 (with tables and chairs available), air conditioned. Ample parking around the building; not accessible to the handicapped. Annual fireman’s’ carnival held in June or July. Meetings held the last Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM.

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Eligibility

Persons of age 14 and up wanted to serve our community as members of a very proud and professional Volunteer Fire Company. Training provided.

Areas Served

Greensboro and outlying area.

Greensboro Historical Society

104 E. Sunset Ave., P.O. Box 88 - Greensboro, MD 21639

The Greensboro Historical Society was founded on July 16, 2003 as the Greensboro Chapter of the Caroline County Historical Society, Inc. Our objective is to preserve and disseminate the history and heritage of the Greater Greensboro community and to provide support for the same to the Caroline County Historical Society, Inc.

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Service

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. Friday Nights at the Museum take place the third Friday of every month. Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GreensboroHistoricalSociety/ to follow us and stay up-to-date with our activities and events.

Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company

410-482-6196

P.O. Box 35, Goldsboro, MD 21636

To protect lives, the environment, and property by providing prompt, skillful, and cost effective fire protection, EMS, and life safety services.

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Service

Volunteer fire and emergency services. They are staffed 7 days/week, 365 days per year for paramedics. They offer fire education program open houses. Meeting room/Fire hall available for public use. Call 410-482-6196 for event information and to leave a message to reserve the hall. You can also visit our website and fill out the Contact Us form.

Eligibility

Volunteers accepted age 16 and up. Cadet program for those aged 16 and under. Training provided.

Areas Served

Goldsboro, Greensboro, Denton, Ridgely, Marydel, Queen Anne’s County and Delaware.

Giving Grace Food Pantry

410-829-3158

P. O. Box 153, Goldsboro, MD 21636

This food pantry opens at 8 am on the 2nd Saturday of every month. All who are truly in need are welcome to come and receive. For more information, please see our website. Blessing Box is a 24 hour Food Pantry Box located in front of the church. For more information or should food be needed prior to Food Distribution Day, call or text 410-829-3108 or 302-270-1948.

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Hours of Operation

2nd Saturday of each month from 8 am – 10 am

Area

Goldsboro

tags: pantry, pantries, bank, banks

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

800-341-4007

225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702

Girl Scouts is the leading expert on, and advocate for, girls’ issues. We have a history of providing the best leadership experience available for girls, in a girl only environment. Girls have an opportunity to build their leadership skills through hands-on activities. Our programs focus on STEM, Financial Literacy, Anti-bullying, and Outdoor Experiences.

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Service

Girl Scouts serves girls throughout the Delmarva Peninsula. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is girl-driven, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interest of participating girls. It provides girls with a wide variety of leadership opportunities. The program encourages increased skill-building and responsibility, and also promotes the development of strong leadership and decision-making skills.

Hours of Operation

Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Areas Served

The Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia, along with the entire state of Delaware.

Ages Served

Girls ages 5 to 17.

Friends of the Caroline County Public Library

410-479-1343

P.O. Box 363, Denton, MD 21629

The purpose of the Friends of the Library group is to provide a support system to the library. The board is comprised of citizens sharing an interest in both promoting and expanding the library’s impact on the community.

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Service

Promotes the library and its services at community events and activities, and organizes fund raising projects to benefit the library.

Eligibility

Anyone may join.

Fees

Membership dues will be used to support the Friends of the Library, and are tax deductible: $20 for basic membership

Areas Served

Caroline County

Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Company

410-754-7400

P.O. Box 99, Federalsburg, MD 21632

Answers fire calls and provides EMS services. Does demonstrations on how to put out fires, cut up cars, and use a fire extinguisher. Various fundraisers include: BREAKFAST – 4th Sunday of each month from 7 Am until 10 AM; All-U-CAN-EAT – Adults $7, children 4-12 $4, Under 3 Free; TEEN DANCES – scheduled monthly on Friday nights- Admission $5 Ages 11 – 17; MONTHLY MEETINGS are held the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 8 PM. Election of new officers held every year on the second Thursday in March.

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Eligibility

THREE TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP: All applicants must pass a physical exam and be sponsored by a current member in good standing. CADET – (ages 14-18). Teenagers can count their service with the fire company toward their community service requirement. ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP – Adults – required to obtain training & classes sponsored by the State of Maryland. Must met Fire Company requirements, pass phyical exam. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP – must pass a physical exam and be active yearly.

Hours of Operation

24/7, 365 Days a Year

Fees

NO DUES

Areas Served

Southern Caroline County and outlying areas–4000 people living in an area of 100 square miles.

Marydel Volunteer Fire Company

(302) 492-1965

P.O. Box 400, Marydel, MD 19964

Fire and EMS services provided. Holds periodic Open Houses teaching fire prevention. The U.L. Harman Memorial Hall is a full service Banquet Facility. The hall is located 110 Firehouse Lane in Marydel, Delaware 19964 . Meals are catered by the Fireman & Ladies Auxiliary of the Marydel Fire Company. They can handle small or large Banquets up to 300 people. It is our Goal to make your event truly “special” with delicious food served in a beautiful and cheerful atmosphere. If there is anything we can do to make your occasion more memorable, please let us know.For further information or for booking your next event, please contact us at 302-492-1965 and your call will be answered within 48 hours.

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Areas Served

Marydel MD/DE, Kent Co., DE, Caroline and Queen Anne Co., MD

Museum of Rural Life

410-479-2055

P.O. Box 514, Denton, MD 21629

The Museum of Rural Life offers visitors a rare glimpse into this world through historic dwellings. Highlights include an exhibit of all or a portion of four historic houses:• Painter’s Range, an entire log cabin home of a tenant or subsistence farmer, circa 1824• Chance’s Desire, home of a “middling planter,” circa 1787• Skillington’s Right, home of the Fraziers, a wealthy planter family, circa 1795• Taylor-Brown House, built for merchant-broker Solomon Brown in 1819 and later owned by the Taylors, an African American family. This house was moved twice by mule cart and survived the fire that leveled most of Denton on July 4, 1865, when balls of candlewick and kerosene were flung in celebration at a Civil War reconciliation picnic.

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Service

The Museum of Rural Life is affiliated with the Caroline County Historical Society. It houses local historical books, photographs, maps, documents, and artifacts. Volunteers, after training, are accepted to be tour guides of the museum. Individuals and school groups are invited to tour the Museum.

Hours of Operation

For Hours or Tours call 410-479-2055

Fees

Free admission; Donations appreciated.

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence

410-690-3222 or 1-800-927-4673 (24-hour hotline)

8626 Brooks Drive, Easton, MD 21601

To eliminate domestic violence through intervention and prevention by providing shelter, counseling and advocacy to those on the mid shore, and by changing society’s attitudes and systems which permit and promote such violence against women, men, and their families.

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Service

Provides a variety of services to victims of domestic abuse. These include a 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention at hospitals and police stations, counseling and support, a shelter, assistance with legal proceedings, information and referrals, outreach and assistance for Spanish speaking victims, transitional assistance, intervention and prevention to community, and prevention education in the schools. Speakers are available for community education and training. There is an Abuser Intervention Program. Volunteers accepted. Cell phone donations are accepted.

Eligibility

Victims/families involved in domestic violence situations. The Abuser Intervention Program for individuals who display abusive behavior within the family.

Hours of Operation

8:30 – 4:30 & 24-hour hotline

Fees

Services are free for victims.

Areas Served

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