Masked worker setting up bags of food on a table.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Office of Community Engagement established the Food for Our Front Lines initiative last year to purchase lunches for UMB’s essential front-line workers and support local restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of employees and community members donated to this initiative, and, as a result of their generosity, thousands of meals were served and numerous businesses survived.
A year later, we’ve relaunched the Food for Our Front Lines initiative. This year, your donations will provide lunch to the employees and students working tireless to vaccinate the community at UMB’s Vaccination Clinic at the SMC Campus Center. Each meal costs $13 and is ordered from local businesses at no cost to our front-line heroes.
You can become a hero to our heroes in the Vaccination Clinic and to our valued restaurants in the community by making a gift to the Food for Our Front Lines initiative. To learn more and make a gift, please visit our secure online giving website here. No gift is too small.




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