Asylee Women Enterprise helps women seeking asylum to rebuild their lives and their spirits. Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE) provides transitional housing, companionship and community to asylum seekers by offering a safe and nurturing home, opportunities to connect within the larger community and each other.. Service-learning students become part of the AWE community and share their skills.
To volunteer on your own with this community partner:
Laura Wagner, Program Director
CARES (Civic and Religious Emergency Services), a program of GEDCO
4500 Frankford Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206
CARES operates a food pantry and emergency assistance center that offers food packages, eviction and utility cut-off prevention funds, and pharmacy assistance to people facing financial hardships. CARES also operates CARES Career Connection, which offers employment mentoring, resume and job search help, computer training, and GED classes.
Food pantry needs include packing food bags, meeting with clients to assess their needs, and acting as receptionist. Career Connections needs include helping program participants use computers to search for jobs, complete online applications, set up and access email accounts, find resources online, and write resumes and cover letters.
CARES Food Pantry:
Thursday: 9:00am - 11:30am
CARES Career Connection Center:
Tuesday: 9:00am-11:00am, 11:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-11:00am, 11:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-11:00am, 11:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Loyola Service-Learning Contact
Rachael Neill, Director of Community Services
5502 York Road Baltimore, MD 21212