Volunteer

Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocate, Eastern Shore Chapter (MHAA)

301-471-1830

We are an organization fighting heroin addiction, consisting of family members with lived experience who advocate, raise awareness and support those suffering with substance use disorder. We complete our mission by collaborating with other advocates, state and local leaders/officials to create policies, initiate prevention practices along with education and promoting quality treatment through a continuum of care, including recovery services.

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Veterans Support Centers of America

VSCOA is a nonprofit organization formed to serve the rural disabled and homeless Veteran community. Their PAWS (Partnering Animals With Soldiers) Program is dedicated to helping both homeless veterans and homeless animals. Visit their website for more information. They also provide advocacy and limited shelter services. If you are a veteran in need of shelter, please call 410-873-2500 or 410-873-2550. For resource questions please call Mike Bargiband at 443-924-0872, or email mike.bargiband@vscoa.org. For general inquiries please email support@vscoa.org or visit the website.

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Christian Shelter, Inc Emergency Shelter

410-749-5673

334 Barclay Street, Salisbury, MD 21801

Christian Shelter is a temporary, emergency shelter providing safe housing and meals and for men, women and children who are homeless.

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Kitty Knight Chapter, Maryland State Society, National Society United States Daughters of 1812

The United States Daughters of 1812, founded in 1892, is a women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to:–Promoting patriotism, preserving and increasing knowledge of the history of the American people by the preservation of documents and relics,–Marking of historic spots,–Recording of family histories and traditions,–Celebration of patriotic anniversaries,–Teaching and emphasizing the heroic deeds of the civil, military, and naval life of those who molded this Government between the close of the American Revolution and the close of the War of 1812,–To urge Congress to compile and publish authentic records of men in civil, military, and naval service from 1784 to 1815 inclusive, and–To maintain at National Headquarters In Washington D.C., a museum and library of memorabilia of the 1784-1815 period.

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Areas Served

Eastern Shore

Adkins Arboretum

410-634-2847 ext 0

410-634-2878

12610 Eveland Rd. Ridgely, MD 21660

Adkins Arboretum, a 400-acre native garden and preserve, promotes the conservation and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay region’s landscapes. As a model for land management and ecological restoration, the Arboretum fosters community engagement and inspires the adoption of land stewardship practices for a healthier and more beautiful world.

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Services Provided: 
This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region’s most significant wetlands. Offers five miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, special events, wedding rentals, workshops, garden tours, and native plant sales. Public amenities include a visitor’s center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Nature preschool gives free tuition to families living in Caroline County through a community grant.

Guided Nature Walks 1st Saturday of every month at 10:00am. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve through December 31.

Fees: 
$5 for adults, $2 for students ages 6 – 18, and free to children ages 5 and under.

Hours of Operation: 
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Primary Contact:
Ginna Tiernan, Executive Director

Secondary Contact:
Jenny Houghton, Assistant Director

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