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Coming Soon! Holiday Programs to Assist Our Baltimore Neighbors (November 2015)

The annual Vernon Rice Memorial Turkey and Adopt-a-Family programs are gearing up to make the holiday season brighter for those in need.

Visit http://hopkinsworklife.org/holiday-turkey-program and http://hopkinsworklife.org/adopt-family-senior the week of October 19 to learn more.

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Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE, Community Programs

Response to Programs Brightens the Holidays for Community Members (February 2015)

Employees and students helped the 2014 Adopt-a-Family/ Adopt-a-Senior Program and the Vernon Rice Memorial Holiday Turkey Program reach record success by providing assistance to nearly 700 families and individuals.

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Help Brighten the Holidays for Families, Seniors, and Adults with Disabilities (December 2014)

All Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and retirees are invited to help brighten the holidays for families, seniors, and adults with disabilities facing hardships. The Office of Work, Life and Engagement partners with local nonprofit and social service agencies to provide gifts, clothing, and grocery gift cards to families and individuals who are in need of assistance during the holiday season.

Individuals and groups interested in adopting a family or senior should complete the online registration form no later than Thursday, December 11. More...

Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE, Community Programs

Help Brighten the Holidays for Families, Seniors, and Adults with Disabilities (December 2013)

All Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and retirees are invited to help brighten the holidays for families, seniors, and adults with disabilities facing hardships. The Office of Work, Life and Engagement partners with local nonprofit and social service agencies to provide gifts, clothing, and grocery gift cards to families and individuals who are in need of assistance during the holiday season. Watch this short video to see the smiles, gifts, and healthy holiday meals from 2012.

Individuals and groups interested in adopting a family or senior should complete the online registration form no later than Thursday, December 12. More...

Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE, Community Programs

Vernon Rice Memorial Holiday Turkey Program Provides Food during the December Holidays (December 2013)

Thanks to employee generosity, 160 families and seniors will receive a food basket for Thanksgiving. Additional food baskets are needed for the December Holidays.

You are invited to donate $20 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 for the December holidays.

Click here for participation details. More...

Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE, Community Programs

Help Brighten the Holidays for Families, Seniors, and Adults with Disabilities (December 2012)

All Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and retirees are invited to help brighten the holidays for families, seniors, and adults with disabilities facing hardships. The Office of Work, Life and Engagement partners with local nonprofit and social service agencies to provide gifts, clothing, and grocery gift cards to families and individuals who are in need of assistance during the holiday season.

Individuals and groups interested in adopting a family or senior should complete the online registration form no later than Friday, December 7. More...

Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE

Response to Programs Brightens the Holidays for Community Members (January 2012)

The outpouring of generosity from the Johns Hopkins community has embodied the spirit of the holiday season. Employees, retirees, and students helped the Adopt-a-Family/ Adopt-a-Senior Program and the Vernon Rice Memorial Holiday Turkey Program reach record success this year providing approximately 350 families and individuals with assistance. More...

Tags: Adopt a Family, Life and Engagement, Work

Brighten the Holidays by Giving to Community Members in Need (December 2011)

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...

Tags: Work/Life, Adopt a Family