In early May 2017, Empower4Life got the word that they were being considered as a 2017 CNN Hero. CNN Heroes has received more than 75,000 nominations from more than 100 countries in their ten years of programming. We found out in early June that we were selected to be one of 20 Heroes from around […]
Summertime is the best time for a kid, right? For children experiencing homelessness, summer can be a difficult time. That’s why Empower4Life is gearing up for another year of summer camps! E4L will host a three-week summer camp from July 16, 2018 through August 2, 2018. How can you help? Adopt a camper, contribute a […]
500+ brand new & gently used coats were collected over the last 24 hours, in partnership with the Loch Raven Network, to help keep our low SES families warm during these frigid temps here in Baltimore. A few hundred hats, gloves, scarves & other items too! 50 blankets will be delivered to the Eastside shelter […]
165 homeless children (in 5 local shelters) in the Baltimore area now have a brighter holiday season ahead of them, thanks to more than 1,000 people in the community (near and far). We wrapped & delivered 1,350 gifts this morning, along with 400+ stockings filled with care products, homemade cards, homemade cookies and more! We […]
On Tuesday night, we switched up our lesson to celebrate Thanksgiving with the children at Sarah’s Hope. The kids had the opportunity to bounce around between all of the stations set up to complete some Thanksgiving-inspired activities! Stations ranged from cookie decorating to a holiday word search to jewelry making and much more! It was […]
We believe the holidays are a time to find a renewal of hope, health, and love through the spirit of serving others. We hope you will join our 2017 holiday project at Empower4Life, our largest, most ambitious project to date. We hope to make the holidays brighter for 120 children, living in 5 local homeless […]
This week we had yoga sessions with BJ at two of our locations: INNterm Housing and Harford Family House. The kids remembered a lot of the poses from prior sessions and had no trouble keeping up. Most importantly, they had a lot of fun. Afterwards, they had a healthy snack with the group.
Empower4Life had their first ever session at SARC in BelAir on Wednesday 10/18. SARC is a lifeline for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking by providing safe haven, advocacy, resources, and hope in Harford County. Ms. Courtney brought yoga to our new group and they could not have been more excited […]
Thank you to the 250+ community members that made our back to school project a success! We were able to provide new backpacks and a brand new back to school outfit to 135 homeless children in and around Baltimore. We were also able to donate 2,963 personal care products to the Parkville Pantry to support […]
We are still accepting twin sized ‘beds in a bag’ to dress all the beds in the brand new Eastaide shelter to open at the end of September in Rosedale, MD! Contact email@example.com if you are interested in donating!
Please consider ‘sponsoring a child’ through our ‘back to school’ initiative! We are adopting out 110 local homeless children to ensure a healthy and positive start to their 2017 school year!