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December 3rd Newsletter – MCAP

Maryland Community Action Partnership

MCAP e-News – December 3, 2021
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Community Action Impact Story

Annual Frederick County Community Action Agency Turkey Distribution & COVID Vaccine Clinic
On November 23rd, at Frederick Keys Stadium, Urbana students handed off groceries and carried bags to cars in the frigid air. By noon, they’d gone through about half of their supply, starting with 1,000 turkeys from Wegmans...In another section of the parking lot, Frederick Health offered flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. The Love for Lochlin Foundation and Frederick Community Action Agency set up tables offering resources. Volunteers stuffed bags with COVID-19 vaccination flyers and applications for energy assistance

Agency Spotlight: Harford Community Action Agency

2021 Harford Chamber of Commerce Award Winner
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) was awarded the 2021 Harford Award in the Non-Profit Category. HCAA has received national praise for its working relationships with numerous agencies and community partners throughout the county. Given these relationships, HCAA was able to handle the increased need during the pandemic, including a 43% increase in their food pantry need which equates to about 9,000 households. They rose to the occasion, adding 2 new programs to their operations to fulfill this need.

MCAP News & Events

Featured items

Network News
Tips & Tools
  • NEW COVID Response Templates, Community Action Partnership
  • Tax Season Resources – The IRS has sent along several graphics and some sample tweets you can use to spread the word about taxes (see newsletter for links)
  • LIHEAP Clearinghouse (website now active)

Introduction to Community Action, Community Action Partnership, Dec. 14

Current Job Openings

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