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2018 Basic Needs Grant Recipients Announced

We all need to know that help is available to meet basic needs in times of personal crisis or disaster.  United Way of Calvert County (UWCC) helps to provide that peace of mind by funding programs that provide food, clothing, shelter, and disaster relief.  UWCC awards Basic Needs Grants on an annual basis to local nonprofit organizations providing emergency shelter, food assistance, and help with rent/utilities to people in Calvert County.  

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the UWCC 2018 Basic Needs Grants:

Birthright of Prince Frederick
Emergency Infant Formula Program

Calvert Churches Community Food Pantry
Food Distribution

Calvert Meals on Wheels
Meals for the Homebound

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
Rental Assistance

Chesapeake Church
Chesapeake Cares Food Pantry

Community Ministry of Calvert County
Rental/Utility Assistance

Project ECHO
Homeless Shelter

St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Ladies of Charity Food Pantry


These eight nonprofit organizations will receive grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 to provide basic needs support services throughout 2018 to Calvert County residents in need.

Applications for the 2019 grant will be available in October 2018.  For more information, contact UWCC Director of Community Impact, Anjelica Eitel, at 410-535-2000 or