One way to get involved with House of Ruth Maryland is to attend a fundraising event – like Spring Luncheon or Crabaret – or host your own event!
22nd Annual Spring Luncheon
Spring Luncheon is House of Ruth Maryland’s signature event designed to bring together our supporters to discuss issues related to intimate partner violence in our communities. Guests will hear from keynote speaker, Rachael Denhollander, an advocate and educator who became known internationally as the first woman to file a police report and speak publicly against Larry Nassar, one of the most prolific sexual abusers in recorded history. As a result of her activism, over 250 women came forward as survivors of Nassar’s abuse, leading to his life imprisonment. House of Ruth Maryland will share ways to help victims of intimate partner violence and give examples of how your generous support and donations contribute to the live-saving services House of Ruth Maryland provides.
Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K — Benefiting House of Ruth Maryland
Join us on June 25, 2023 at Power Plant Live! for the MedStar Health Baltimore Women’s Classic presented by New Balance. Women of all participant levels from the Mid-Atlantic and across the country will share in the accomplishment of completing a 5k in scenic Baltimore City. Proceeds from the race go directly to House of Ruth Maryland.
21st Annual Crabaret – Save The Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 from 6:30-10:00 PM ET at Gertrude’s in the Sculpture Garden at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Crabaret is the highlight of the summer season here in Baltimore. Guests enjoy live music, drinks and crab dishes prepared by nationally renowned chef John Shields, while watching the sun set over Baltimore.
Host Your Own Event
Hold A Garage Sale/Yard Sale:
It’s a great way to get rid of old clothes and household items while raising funds for victims of intimate partner violence.
Host A House Party:
Plan and sell tickets to a fundraiser to benefit the House of Ruth Maryland. Set a fundraising goal and invite people who have an interest in ending intimate partner violence and want to learn more about the House of Ruth. Invite a member of our Speaker’s Bureau for the opportunity to learn more about the issue. (Note: Speaker’s Bureau requests are considered for audiences of at least 20 or more.)
Hold A Bake Sale:
Show off your baking skills to benefit the House of Ruth Maryland.
Host A Board Game Tournament:
Teams will play against each other so encourage participants to create a team name and theme. Charge each team a $10-$25 entry fee and donate the money raised to help victims of intimate partner violence.
Hold A Spaghetti Dinner:
Invite all your friends to a fundraising dinner (or Pancake Breakfast or Ice Cream Social). Charge a $5 entry fee or encourage attendees to donate directly to the House of Ruth Maryland.
Host A Wine & Cheese Evening:
Charge an entry fee to benefit victims services or encourage donations on site. Invite a member of the House of Ruth Maryland’s Speaker’s Bureau for the opportunity to learn more about the issue. (Note: Speaker’s Bureau requests are considered for audiences of at least 20 or more.)
Have A Photo Contest:
Encourage your co-workers, friends or group members to hold a photo contest. Place cans in front of each submission and have people vote by dropping coins or dollars into the appropriate cans.
Wear Jeans Day:
For a $5 donation to the House of Ruth Maryland, let employees wear jeans or casual clothes for a day.
Host A Movie Night:
Host a movie night at your house, church or center. Sell baked goods, snacks or popcorn to raise funds for victims of domestic violence.
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To get started, contact Cassie Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 443-569-0527