Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives Partners with Pax River Community to Distribute Furniture and Appliances to Area Nonprofits and Charities
4,000 Items Donated, Including Desks, Refrigerators, Microwaves
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives, in partnership with the Pax River community and the Maryland Department of General Services, has connected area nonprofits and charities with 4,000 pieces of furniture and appliances.
“Our office is about connecting communities, and we are very grateful to play a part in supporting people most in need,” said Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives Director Steven McAdams. “Thank you to our many partners. These donated items will make a big difference in peoples’ lives.”
Over the course of this summer, more than a dozen nonprofit and charity organizations travelled to St. Mary’s County to pick up refrigerators, microwave ovens, desks, chairs, beds, and other items from dormitories no longer in use. Some of the organizations include:
- Humble House Recovery
- A Wider Circle
- Community Forklift
- Piscataway Canoy Tribe
- MCVET (Maryland Center for Veteran Education and Training)
- His Hope Ministries
- Magnus Community Development
- Ruth M. Kirk Recreation and Learning Center
About the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives
The Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives is Governor Larry Hogan’s office to enhance and improve opportunities for Maryland residents. It oversees the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, Volunteer Maryland, community affairs and engagement within the executive branch of Maryland government, faith-based outreach, and the governor’s eight ethnic and cultural commissions.