How Will You Give Back in 2015?

With a new year comes new opportunities to make a difference in your community and help people and families in need. As our 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration award winners have shown, there are many ways that you can give back.

How do you plan to give back in 2015? Will you volunteer with a local group or church? Will you start up a clothing or food drive? Pick from the examples in today's poll and leave a comment telling us your plans to give back in the new year.

How Will You Give Back in 2015?

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One way tou can help is to make a pledge today to the JHM United Way campaign. To learn more about the United Way and how you can make a difference by assisting families and communities in need, visit hopkinsmedicine.org/unitedway.

Click here to view last week’s poll results from "Which of This Year’s Johns Hopkins’ Discoveries Was the Most Groundbreaking?"

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chuck July 27, 2015 at 8:23 am

anyway that hopkins can't say" I WAS APaRT OF HIS GIVING BACK!)
they try to take credit for everything their employees do to make them look good .
EVEN TRYING to tell them what to eat and drink!

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Robert O'Connell December 29, 2014 at 11:27 am

http://www.Thread.org

Mission is to end generational poverty in our lifetime.

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Catherine December 29, 2014 at 10:16 am

I pick up trash everywhere I go, I'll be seeding blighted neighborhoods with perennial flowers and I continue to regularly volunteer my time and funds to spay/neuter, vaccinate and "fix up" feral cats with Community Cats of Maryland. Giving back isn't just for humanitarian causes, it can be in any way, shape or form. Service work doesn't have to be formal in nature. Do what you enjoy doing and you'll keep doing it throught your life without burnout.

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Cathie December 29, 2014 at 9:05 am

In February, and with a committee of 8 people, I expect to begin a 10 week After School Program on civic engagement with elementary and middle school age students at the McKim Community Association. This has been two years in the making!

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