COVID-19: GBC Coverage and Response

We've compiled a number of resources -- including updates on COVID-19-related legislation and highlighted philanthropic giving by several GBC Member companies -- here to keep you up-to-date on all of the GBC's efforts. Continue reading
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New McDaniel College graduate program focuses on in-demand careers due to COVID-19

McDaniel College announces a new Workforce Development Scholarship Program for those interested in pursuing a master's degree to enhance, advance or change careers. Continue reading
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Coalition for a Second Chance: How to help with issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic

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There are immediate ways that you can contribute to these organizations who are continuing to work to fulfill their mission and assist individuals who are returning to society from incarceration to obtain jobs, education and job training. Continue reading
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Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System

Baltimore Area COVID-19 Public-Private Taskforce
The Greater Baltimore Committee hosted Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System. Continue reading
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BBJ: SBA snapshot: These banks are processing the most PPP loans in Maryland

The Small Business Administration has approved more than $1.5 billion in small business relief loans to be disbursed by banks in Maryland, according to figures obtained by the Baltimore Business Journal. Continue reading
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BBJ: ‘Here’s $200 for lunch’ — Continental Realty gives out its own stimulus

Continental Realty Corp. gave 300 workers a special $200 "eat local" expense account aimed at supporting Continental's struggling restaurant tenants and other eateries during the COVID-19 crisis. Continue reading
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CareFirst accelerates over $170M in payments and other support to healthcare providers

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will offer a new accelerated payment program to an array of healthcare providers experiencing financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
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Howard Bank Donates More Than $100,000 to Key Organizations in Greater Baltimore as Part of its COVID-19 Relief Effort

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Howard Bank, a community-focused commercial bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area, announced April 8 that it is committing more than $100,000 to organizations in Greater Baltimore as part of its COVID-19 Relief efforts. Continue reading
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Maryland Food Bank continues to feed hungry Marylanders through COVID-19 pandemic

As essential second responders, the Maryland Food Bank is working diligently to continue core operations amidst this public health crisis. Continue reading
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Legg Mason partner organizations help to address nutritional needs in Baltimore

Local citizens are coming together without fear through social media to do what is needed – organizing volunteers, distributing food and critical supplies and running errands for vulnerable populations – all while maintaining appropriate social distancing. Continue reading
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