Maryland Governor Honors
Adventist Youth Project
aryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s office recently awarded an Adventist youth initiative the Governor’s Volunteer Service award.
More than 120 youth, age 12-18, from 12 Adventist congregations in and around Baltimore, Maryland, participate in UYSC community service projects. The youth contribute more than 480 hours of service each month. The youth gather together each month for prayer and fellowship, and to learn about various community concerns such as AIDS and homelessness. The young people give a combined total of 480 hours per month. They have volunteered their service at Ronald McDonald House and served hot meals to residents at various Baltimore area homeless shelters.
Baltimore Adventist Community Service, an independent entity, receives funding from North American Division, Columbia Union, as well as private donations and grants.
-- Baltimore Adventist Community Service