Partnering Agencies

Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation

101 Braddock Heights, Frostburg MD 21532
Supervisor: Janice Keene 301.687.0664

Engage K-12 students in educational programming with a focus on healthy choices and wellness

K-12 participants in field trips visit EHC and discover the wonders of science through hans on experiences in the outdoors. The field trip align with the Maryland State Curriculum  increase student STEM literacy and serve as a model throughout the state.

FSU Read to Succeed

Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Road Lane University Center 234, Frostburg MD 21532
Supervisor: Ashley Daniels 301.687.7615

Mentoring program in Allegany and Garrett Counties providing one on one and small group support


Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Road Lane University Center 234, Frostburg MD 21532
Supervisor: Patrick O’Brien 301.687.7599

Volunteer recruitment, placement and tracking for university and Frostburg area as well as maintaining the PAWS student food pantry  

FSU Center for Literary Arts

22 E. Main Street, Frostburg MD 21532
Supervisor: Jennifer Browne 301.687.4340

Promoting, planning and implementing educational outreach in Allegany County.

Garrett County Health Department

1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland MD 21550
Supervisor: Venessa Stacy 301.334.7730

Mentoring and afterschool programming in Garrett county additional support provided through developing and maintaining little libraries in the community. AmeriCorps members may also be assisting in areas related to health and wellness in the Garrett county region.

University of Maryland Extension

1916 Maryland Highway Suite A, Mt. Lake Park MD 21550
Supervisor: Ann Sherrard 301.334.6960

Outreach and engagement of K-12 students in programming through Maryland Cooperative Extension.

Frederick Community Action Agency

100 South Market Street, Frederick MD 21701
Supervisor: Sarah McAleavy/Brad Peterson 301.600.3958

Members serve through to provide additional support and services through the foodbank and homeless shelter providing educational programming, nutritional awareness and resource services to clients.

Build trusting relationship with homeless and low income persons by engaging clients residing in the transitional shelter.

Special Olympics Maryland

3701 Commerce Drive, Suite 103, Baltimore, MD 21227
Supervisor: Melissa Kelly/Jeff Able  410.979.5830

Provide additional support and programming to Special Olympics in western Maryland providing new programming and point of contact for partipants.


United Way of Frederick County

629 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Supervisor: James Baker

AmeriCorps member engages clients who utilize UW in available resources within the county to help them with housing, food, shelter, financial management and assist in implementation of summer serve.

Horizon Goodwill of Hagerstown

200 North Prospect Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or 14515 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742
Supervisor: Brooke Grossman 301.733.7330

Provides outreach and programming to identified clients through onboarding programs at Horizon Goodwill.


New Spire Arts

11 W Patrick Street,  Suite 204, Frederick MD 21702
Mailing address: 7420 Hayward Road  Suite 203, Frederick MD 21702
Supervisor: Alexandra Blond

Provide assistance in designing and implementing new cultural and arts programming in the county focusing on engaging youth.

Beacon House, Inc.

22 North Mulberry Street, Suite 116, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Supervisor: Tony Williams 301.393.7209

Beacon House is a new STEAM educationa non profit seeking to increase the awareness of access to and achievement to STEAM learning in Washington County. The program works to engage families through open workshops as well as proving mentoring and structured learning . The ACM  will implement sustainable after school and weekend STEAM Works programs for ages 3-18 and their familes.




Girls on the Run Mid Maryland 

PO Box 1034, Frederick, MD 21702  
Supervisor: Leah Perry

Provide support and programming implement programming and summer camp for identified young women in the Frederick area.

Hope Station

632 North Centre Street, Cumberland MD 21502
Supervisor: Jim Raley 301.707.1061

Asssit with development and implementation of addiction awareness and programming for the four county region.

Blessings in a Backpack

1016 N Market Street, Frederick MD 21701

Supervisor: Hermine Bernstein

Coordinate and assist with the backpack program which supports over 1200 children in the Frederick area with food for the weekends.

PALS-FSU Hagerstown  

32 W. Washington Street USMH, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Supervisor: Dr. Kris McGee 240.527.2730

Implement an after school program with the coordination of the Education Department at FSU Hagerstown as well as implement a summer camp program with identified academically disadvantaged students.

Hood College

401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701

AmeriCorps members serve with through the Coastal Studies Program providing direct service supporting greenhouses. Developing gardening and nutritional edication materials, distributing produce, tracking data and expanding gardens in Frederick county.

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Contact A STAR! in Western Maryland

Lisa Clark
Director, A STAR! in Western Maryland

A STAR! in Western Maryland
32 W. Washington St, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: 301.697.3359
Fax: 301.687.7049