Community School Outreach
Join the Outreach Committee of BFSA in collecting new
school supplies, lunch boxes and backpacks for Baltimore
City youth. Items will be donated to Project PLASE and
other nonprofit organizations that service youth. Donations
will be accepted through Aug. 25. Drop-off locations are
listed below; for more information, call 410-955-3880 or
East Baltimore: Lori Hackett, E3003, SPH; Vera
Edmonds, E6150, SPH; Gail Johnson, W1600, SPH; Nadine
Finigan, Room 2094, Harriet Lane Clinic Bldg., SoM.
Homewood: Lisa Moreland, 130 Garland.
APL: Robert Holder, 2-236.
JH@Eastern: Debbie Sampson, A110.
Friendship Host Families Wanted
The Humphrey Fellows Program in the Department of Mental
Health at the Bloomberg School is seeking friendship host
families for 12 fellows from developing countries who will
be living near the Homewood campus during the coming
The host families enhance the fellows' stay by
answering questions about living in the United States,
meeting them on arrival, inviting them into their homes for
occasional dinners and on holidays, shopping or a baseball
game and generally providing an American citizen contact.
Families are asked to commit only for a year but may
To befriend a Humphrey Program Fellow during his or
her stay in Baltimore, contact Dorothea Stieff at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
410-752-3274 or 410-614-6188.
The American Diabetes 2006 Walk for
This year's Walk for Diabetes will take place at 9 a.m. on
Saturday, Oct. 7, at M&T Bank Stadium. Anyone wanting to
participate can make a contribution, register as a JHMI
walker or become a JHMI team captain by going to
www.diabetes.org. The goal is to raise more money than in
2004, when JHMI was the platinum sponsor and raised more
than $40,000. For more information, contact Carlisa Jones,
the American Diabetes coordinator for JHMI, by calling
410-955-6230 or e-mailing
AIDS Service Fundraiser
The sixth annual Fundraiser for the Michael Del Bianco
Pharmacy Fund for the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service will be
held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Melba's,
3126 Greenmount Ave. For more information, contact Lillian
Vickers at 410-955-7394 or 410-585-4331 or Kelly Lowensen
Event Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed for the Taste of Monument, an
upcoming daylong festival supported by Johns Hopkins
Medicine (for details, see In Brief, page 2) and other
annual community-based events. For more information,
contact Don Eric Buie of the Historic East Baltimore
Community Action Coalition at 443-524-2595 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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