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M&T Bank, Aspen Institute to award $100K to Baltimore community connectors

July 27, 2023

M&T Bank and the Aspen Institute’s Weave: The Social Fabric Project Wednesday announced they will recognize 20 individuals and groups in Baltimore who foster community connection with $5,000 hyperlocal grants. In its third year, the Weaver Awards have recognized more than 30 Baltimoreans fostering emotional well-being and a sense of belonging in their neighborhoods. Among the 2022 awardees were west Baltimore resident Danielle Billups, who heads Compassionate Hearts of Care, offering crucial support to youth, families and new parents; and Charles DeBarber of Curtis Bay-Brooklyn, whose Filbert Street Garden revitalized vacant lots to unite neighbors through shared green spaces.


Article Source: The Daily Record

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