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GBMC Brings Primary Care to Baltimore City, with Helping Up Mission

GBMC Brings Primary Care to Baltimore City, with Helping Up Mission

GBMC Brings Primary Care to Baltimore City, with Helping Up Mission June 17, 2019 Since 2010, GBMC has been at the forefront of comprehensive primary care in the region, transforming our healthcare delivery system and revolutionizing the patient care experience with an Advanced Primary Care Model utilized in 10 primary care sites throughout Baltimore and Harford Counties. Now, we are taking our model to Baltimore City. In partnership with Helping Up Mission (HUM) – a nonprofit located in historic Jonestown …

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Qlarant Foundation Awards $384K in Grants

Qlarant Foundation Awards $384K in Grants in Maryland and the District of Columbia posted on June 11, 2019 June 10, 2019, Easton, MD – Qlarant Foundation, the mission arm of Qlarant, recently awarded grants totaling $384,000 to 18 organizations in Maryland and Washington, DC supporting local healthcare-related quality improvement efforts. Applications from 67 highly qualified organizations were reviewed. Eighteen organizations were awarded grants ranging from $4,000 to $40,000. “These projects cover a large geographic area and address a wide range of …

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Pastor Gary: 20 Years of Recovery Ministry

After 20 years of faithful ministry at HUM, Deputy Director Gary Byers, aka Pastor Gary, is retiring. Perhaps we should say “retiring,” because he’s moving to Arizona to lead a college archaeology department and will continue leading digs in the Middle East. Video tribute to Pastor Gary: 20 Years of Recovery Ministry Director of Spiritual Life Mike Rallo interviews Gary on his life, career at HUM, and what’s next

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One Day At A Time (Video)

Experience firsthand the despair of addiction and the hope of recovery. Look through the eyes of a man as he wanders through the streets of Baltimore, homeless, hopeless, in active addiction. Then he enters into long-term recovery, and things begin to change… View on Youtube This point-of-view film is a creative composite of the life experiences of many men at Helping Up Mission. It was produced in collaboration with Mozell Films. DP: Lee Morton Director: Vic King AC: Andrew Hwang …

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Five things to know about our neighbors experiencing homelessness

Guest post by Josiah Haken I’ve worked at New York City Relief, a Hope for New York affiliate that serves men and women living on the streets, for seven years now. In that time, I have talked with countless individuals struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental health issues, and every kind of physical and emotional trauma you could imagine. But I have also been astonished by the movement of God in the lives of my neighbors who are homeless. I have …

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“You can’t skip the struggle.” Eric’s story

“When I was in the midst of everything, there were no options. You wake up every day, and your intent has to be get money or be prepared to die. I have choices nowadays.” Read more at helpingupmission.org/stories/ericw

Featuring Eric’s segment from the new podcast Drug Stories – check them out at drugstories.org. (Audio by Miriam Zimmerman and photo by Michelle Frankfurter)

This episode was produced by Evan Jones and Vic King. Music by DMB (Eric’s request).

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More than 100 men celebrate graduation from Helping Up Mission addiction treatment program

Colin Campbell Contact Reporter The Baltimore Sun As more than 100 men who had completed a Baltimore drug addiction recovery program stood onstage in suits after receiving their certificates, a packed Baltimore County ballroom broke into a sustained standing ovation. Gov. Larry Hogan shook each man’s hand as they crossed the stage at the Helping Up Mission’s 2018 Graduation Banquet on Sunday at Martin’s West, and congratulated each of them. To read the rest of the article CLICK HERE

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Gov. Hogan speaks at Helping up Mission Graduation; state provides $500k for expansion

by Danielle Jackson BALTIMORE — WBFF — Governor Hogan attended and spoke at Helping Up Mission’s annual graduation ceremony, held at Martin’s West in Baltimore, on Sunday. Helping Up Mission provides faith based recovery services for men experiencing homelessness, poverty and addiction. The governor congratulated the more than 120 men who finished the year long spiritual recovery program. Governor Hogan said, “The spiritual recovery program graduates here today are proof that, even in the midst of our darkest days, there …

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Dr. Mary Lashley Honored

Dr. Mary Lashley Honored

Recently, HUM Board Member Dr. Mary Lashley was honored for her work partnering Towson University with HUM at an April 16 BTU Awards Dinner, featuring Towson University President Dr. Kim Schatzel. HUM Director of Programs, Tom Bond, shared about the value of the partnership. HUM staff Sarah Kerr joined Dr. Lashley at the BTU Partner Showcase on June 24 to share about the work connecting nursing students with other university staff and community members. Check out the Towson University story …

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An online course on poverty and your relationships

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So you want to get involved, to give back, to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. Perhaps you’ve donated to Helping Up Mission and other organizations, and maybe you’ve volunteered with us. These are all wonderful things – but you want to go deeper. You want to move beyond transactional interactions to real, mutual relationships with people who are materially poor. But where do you start? You might consider working through the course Are You A Good …

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