• Helping Hands: Sewing Face Masks in Support of Others

      Hynicka, Lauren (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-22)
      The post describes the work of Lauren Hynicka, Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, to sew and donate cloth masks to friends and members of her community during the COVID-19 Crisis.
    • Helping Hands: Sharing Baked Goods with the Community

      Day, Colleen (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-09)
      Colleen Day, Graduate Program Manager for the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, shares baked goods with local essential employees as a token of appreciation for their work during the COVID-19 Crisis.
    • Helping Hands: Supporting Health Care Workers in Baltimore City

      Yirefu, Megidelawit (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-02)
      Second-year pharmacy student, Megidelawit Yirefu, describes the work done by 300 graduate health students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Johns Hopkins to gather personal protective Equipment (PPE) and provide child care for health care workers in Baltimore City.
    • Helping Hands: The Kindness Pantry

      Lowery, Ashleigh (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-01)
      Ashleigh Lowery, School of Pharmacy Alumnus (PharmD 2011) and co-founder of The Kindness Pantry, describes the shift of the project's focus from sending supplies to Howard County Schools to creating kits filled with essential school supplies and snacks to students in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
    • Helping Hands: Volunteering at the Food Bank

      Lay, Ron (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-02)
      School of Pharmacy Alumnus, Ron Lay (BSP 1978) writes about his experience working with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Activism Projects

      Yarnell, Amy M.; Waugh, Patrick (2020-06-23)
      The HS/HSL 's Outreach Service Task Force organized its first virtual Day of Service in June 2020. The event was done virtually as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a way to make the staff feel connected while teleworking. Participants worked with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to send emails and calls for actions and created artwork to sell for a donation to the National Bail Fund.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Call for Participation

      Tooey, M.J.; Patterson, Nancy; Douglas, C. Steven; Baker, Christina; Pinkas, Maria M.; Beaulieu, Colette; Wink, Tara (2020-06)
      Call for participation and email reminders for the Health Sciences and Human Services Library's first ever virtual day of service. The event occurred in June 2020 while staff members were still primarily working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Community Clean-up Projects

      Brown, Everly; Douglas, C. Steven; Pinkas, Maria M.; Tooey, M.J.; Zelip, Brian (2020-06-23)
      Participants in neighborhood clean-up projects during the HSHSL's June 23, 2020 Day of Service virtual event chose to clean up parks and neighborhoods by picking up trash or weeding. The HSHSL's Service Project Task Force encouraged staff members to give back to their communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Donation Projects

      Baker, Christina; Beaulieu, Colette; Betz, Gail; Burcat, Kirsten; Downton, Katherine; Patterson, Nancy; Nguyen, Tony; Pinho, Thom; Wink, Tara (2020-06-23)
      The HS/HSL 's Outreach Service Task Force organized its first virtual Day of Service in June 2020. The event was done virtually as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a way to make the staff feel connected while teleworking. Participants gave donations to Better World Books, Purple Heart, food banks, blood banks, Assistance Center of Towson Churches, Dogtor Loki's Hero Healing Kits, Meals on Wheels, Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Harford County Humane Society.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Encouragement Projects

      Cochrane, Angela D.; Williams, Mary Ann; Campbell, Vickie (2020-06-23)
      The HS/HSL 's Outreach Service Task Force organized its first virtual Day of Service in June 2020. The event was done virtually as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a way to make the staff feel connected while teleworking. Participants spread encouragement through cards, painted rocks, and by sharing a meal.
    • HSHSL Day of Service Virtual Giving Projects

      Wright, April; Irwin, Jarrod (2020-06-23)
      The HS/HSL 's Outreach Service Task Force organized its first virtual Day of Service in June 2020. The event was done virtually as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a way to make the staff feel connected while teleworking. Participants worked with the Smithsonian Institution and Free Minds Book Club.
    • On the Bright Side: HSHSL's Virtual Hour of Service

      Wink, Tara (2020-07-02)
      The article outlines the Health Sciences and Human Services Library's Day of Service on June 23, 2020. It describes some of the service provided by members of the library staff. The day of service was meant to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic.