Family Services - Child Welfare & Mental Health


Donations & Wish Lists - Donate to Support Violence Prevention (Safe Streets - Amazon Wishlist)

Read about our Safe Streets team in this Washington Post profile! (July 2016)

Watch the interview with our Brooklyn site director on WMAR-2 (March 2019)

UPDATE: Contact Sunnye Fredia for donation inquiries, sfredia@cc-md.org, 667-600-3111.

We now operate two Safe Streets locations:

  • Sandtown-Winchester (West Baltimore)
  • Brooklyn (South Baltimore)

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Meeting a need

Funding is scarce, often tenuous, and dedicated to keeping the lights on and our ten outreach workers on the street.

Aside from your continued support and advocacy, one of the main ways community members and establishments can support our work is through practical material donations, ranging from grocery store gift cards to kids’ bicycles. These would enhance our abilities in two areas:

  • Providing resources for basic needs for Sandtown Winchester residents.
  • Broaden our community engagement and education about violence prevention by providing incentives for youth to participate and serve their community.

Our goal is not just to interrupt violent encounters but to dissipate them before they start. Additional resources can help us change attitudes and provide opportunities to make this reality possible.

How you can help

  • Allow your business to be a drop off for a donation drive.
  • Let your friends, family, neighbors, and customers know about the work Safe Streets is doing.
  • Ask us about opportunities for one of our outreach workers to share about the program with your community, faith, or civic group.
  • Buy something from our wish list below or check out our Amazon wishlist.

Some material needs

Purpose

Kind

Basic needs

  • Gift cards to grocery and department stores (Shoppers, Target, Walmart, Giant, places at Mondawmin Mall).
  • Diapers, new winter clothing, new foot wear, school backpacks.
  • Meat: food pantry users often don’t receive meat, and Safe Streets has a deep freezer from which it could be distributed.

Logistics

  • Help folks with new jobs.
  • Help get people to Vital Records for SSNs, birth certificates, etc.
  • Transportation: MTA passes or fare.
  • Prepaid debit cards to allow Safe Streets to pay for someone to help community members obtain vital records.

Incentives

  • Raffle prizes for community events.
  • Prizes for essay contests.
  • Reward for community clean ups.
  • Gift cards: movie theaters, other entertainment.
  • For kids and youth: bikes, video games, consoles.
  • Tablets.

 

Contact: Sunye Fredia, Community Outreach Coordinator, Catholic Charities Family Services – 667.600.3111, sfredia@cc-md.org.

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Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule


Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 01, 2025 8:00 AM 8:15 AM