Fall 2020 Plan and Information
COVID-19 Updates and Information

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 hands 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

PAWS Pantry

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

FSU campus pantry program focused on alleviating hunger issues among students.  

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: Michelle Ott 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 participants.



Beacon House, Inc.

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

Beacon House is a new STEAM Educational 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 families. 



Trout Unlimited

507 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
Supervisor: Seth Moessinger 301-268-5751





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 education 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