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Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools Receives Partnership Award from Baltimore City Public Schools

Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools was among the honorees at the Baltimore City Public Schools Office of Engagement’s breakfast to thank the individuals and organizations contributing to student success. More...

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Help Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund Build Stronger Communities

The Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund, part of the institution’s United Way of Central Maryland campaign, supports nonprofit organizations that serve communities located near a Johns Hopkins campus and that are associated with Johns Hopkins through institutional, employee, retiree, or student involvement. Pledge designations to the Neighborhood Fund provide one-year grants to local nonprofits building stronger neighborhoods by targeting these community needs:
        • Community revitalization
        • Education
        • Employment
        • Health
        • Public safety
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Brighten the Holidays by Giving to Community Members in Need

Adopt-a-Family/ Adopt-a-Senior Program
All Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and retirees are invited to help brighten the holidays for families and seniors facing hardships. The Office of Work, Life and Engagement partners with local nonprofit and social service agencies to provide gifts, clothing, and/or grocery gift certificates to families, children, and seniors who are in need of assistance during the holiday season.

Vernon Rice Memorial Holiday Turkey Program
In memory of Vernon Rice, a longtime Johns Hopkins employee and community volunteer, the Johns Hopkins community is invited to donate $25 to provide a basket of a fresh turkey and vegetables from local and free-range farms for a family in need. St. Anthony of Padua Church will deliver the food baskets directly to families in need for the December holidays. More...

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Free Budget Help Available

If you are facing extra challenges this year with your personal finances, perhaps from a change in healthcare premiums, extra holiday spending, or just general rising prices, you might benefit from a free service offered through Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union. More...

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Suggest Topics for WorkLife Workshops

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement hosts educational workshops for faculty and staff from noon to 1:00 pm on the Homewood and East Baltimore campuses. Because these workshops are part of your employee benefits package, we would like feedback on the topics that interest you or would be helpful in pursuing work/life effectiveness. Are you interested in workshops on aging adults? Parenting? Legal issues? Finances? Contact worklife@jhu.edu with your ideas by December 5th so we plan for you as we schedule the spring workshops. You can also send an email if you would like to receive monthly emails about workshops and other worklife events. More...

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