Build your Own Garden

Come on out help us make the front of our building beautiful on Saturday July 31, 2021. 9am-2pm at Mcelderry Park Community Resource Center (611 North Montford Ave) Please SIGN UP at the center with Melissa Sponsored by:

The Back 2 School Community Take Over

Join us at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School 600 N Patterson Park Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205 Sat. Aug 14th 1pm-4PM Food, fun. music, book bag give-a-way, school supplies and so much more! For more info please contact: Jeremy Levinger at or Uncle T at

Free Basketball Clinic

Calling all hoopsters ages 6-20 years old! RSVPs can be made by calling the district office at 410-396-4829 or by emailing Jamaal (, Deshawn (,

Health Commissioner Extends Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Health Commissioner Extends Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Saturday Media Contacts: Adam Abadir: 301-221-1908; BALTIMORE, MD (July 13, 2021)With temperatures remaining high in the Baltimore region, and the heat index forecasted to reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit over the next few days, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa has extended the CodeContinue reading “Health Commissioner Extends Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Saturday”

The Literacy Lab is Hiring

The Literacy Lab works to close the achievement gap by providing pre-K and elementary schools with evidence-based literacy intervention, full-time literacy tutors to implement the model, and assessment tools and a coaching support structure that ensures the success of the program and students. If you have an interest in education, non-profits, social justice, or communityContinue reading “The Literacy Lab is Hiring”

Join a Baltimore City, Department of Planning Advisory Council in 2021!

This coming year, the City of Baltimore is offering a NEW opportunity for Baltimore residents to shape the future of our city. Join an Advisory Council and weigh in on the upcoming Comprehensive Plan and the Climate Action Plan. COMPREHENSIVE PLANAfter the finalization of the 2020 Census, Maryland counties and the City of Baltimore will update theirContinue reading “Join a Baltimore City, Department of Planning Advisory Council in 2021!”

Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors Program

Banner is now accepting referrals for our Senior Housing Program! Do you know a senior age 65 & older, who owns their home, in need of housing upgrades?Contact us today at 443-826-9578 to begin your application today! Now servicing areas: 21205, 21224, 21213, 21231, 21202, 21222

Virtual Paint Night

Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School #368 is pleased to announce that thanks to a grant from InFusion, they will be offering a virtual community paint night next Wednesday, June 2 at 5 pm for residents of the C.A.R.E., McElderry Park, and Middle East neighborhoods. The paint night will be hosted by Henderson-Hopkins artContinue reading “Virtual Paint Night”

McElderry Park Community Association Awarded Grant

The McElderry Park Resource Center (Which is owned by the Community Association) Was provide a grant for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation,reconstruction, site improvement, and capital equipping of the McElderry Park Resource Center (Baltimore City) in the amount of $75,000 (State of Maryland Grant) Page 58. Special thanks to State Senator Cory McCrayContinue reading “McElderry Park Community Association Awarded Grant”

Baltimore City Schools: Reconnect, Restore, Reimagine

Give input in May, and feedback in June Reconnect, Restore, Reimagine are the guiding goals to reopen schools for the 2021-2022 school year. We need your thoughts and ideas in two ways – input early and feedback later – to build a plan that offers safe, effective in-person learning for students while providing families with aContinue reading “Baltimore City Schools: Reconnect, Restore, Reimagine”

inFusion Spring 2021 Grants Application Closes: May 21st 5pm

Deadline May 21, 2021, 5:00 pm Residents of C.A.R.E., McElderry Park, & Middle EastYOU MAY APPLY FOR $500-$1500Due to COVID -19 we are moving all applications to Google Forms.  If you need assistance in application completion please contact Tamika Bryant via email or call Allison Duggan  @ 443-415-1047 prior to the deadline to make arrangements. 

Available Houses for Sale

716 N. Luzerne Ave. This 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is newly renovated, with a semi-finished basement and backyard. This home is available to McElderry Park and Elwood Park residents between now and August at our discounted, pre-listing price. This home is subject to an Affordable Land Trust Agreement, and you must qualify for Charm CityContinue reading “Available Houses for Sale”

Vaccination Clinic 4/17/21 – Appointments Available

When: Saturday, April 10, 2021. Preregistration and appointments are required. Where: Zion Baptist Church which is located at 1700 N Caroline Street, 21213. Parking is available on Lanvale Street. Vaccine: Moderna. The second dose will be delivered on May 15. Eligibility: 18+