UMB Community Engagement Center

Help the UMB Community Engagement Center (CEC) touch lives and change the trajectory of children and families growing up in poverty and vulnerable situations in West Baltimore.


Giving Opportunities


Your gift of $5 to $20 funds:

  • increments of a "$5 share" for community members to use to purchase healthy food at the CEC's organic market

Your gift of $15 funds:

  • five new coloring books and boxes of crayons for the after-school program

Your gift of $25 funds:

  • five bags of groceries or three bags of fresh produce from the Baltimore Gift Economy or Hungry Harvest food programs for needy families
  • paint, poster board, and other art supplies for the after-school program
  • a platter of cookies and fruits for women's monthly tea party/support group

Your gift of $25 to $50 funds:

  • 10 veggie plants for the Pop!Garden, which provides food, pretty flowers, and camaraderie for the Poppleton community
  • one weekly healthy snack for children in the after-school program

Your gift of $50 funds:

  • card and board games for the after-school program
  • journals, stickers, and markers for storytelling programs for elementary school children
  • LEGOs and other building blocks for the after-school program

Your gift of $100 funds:

  • supplies for STEM after-school program for middle school students
  • fresh fruit salad for monthly luncheon dessert
  • child-sized rocking chairs for playroom

Your gift of $100 to $150 funds:

  • mulch and gardening tools for the Pop!Garden
  • 20 to 30 bags of groceries or 12 to 18 bags of fresh produce from the Baltimore Gift Economy or Hungry Harvest food programs for needy families
  • sports equipment and jump-ropes for organized recreation

Your gift of $500 funds:

  • a new section in the Pop!Garden
  • one month of Zumba or line dancing instruction for up to 45 residents
  • chicken, burgers, hot dogs, buns, and fixings for summer neighborhood cookout
  • transportation on family field trips
  • 20 tickets to the Maryland Science Center
  • 35 tickets to the Maryland Zoo

Your gift of $1,500 funds:

  • one of CEC's monthly community lunches, where more than 120 residents socialize and discuss ways to improve the CEC.


For more information, please contact Ashley Valis, MSW, at avalis@umaryland.edu or by phone at 410-706-4513.


Thank you for your support.


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220 N. Arch Street
14th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706-5179

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    Thank you President Perman for caring about West Baltimore!!
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    UMB faculty, staff & students make an important difference!
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