Josie Grant of Taneytown
Volunteers with: Josie's Smiles for Pediatrics and other health-focused causes
Josie started her own foundation, Josie's Smiles for Pediatrics. To date, Josie has delivered approximately $23,000 of donations to the local hospital.
DeMatha Catholic High School hockey team of Hyattsville
Volunteers help local family in need.
The team provided supplies and gifts to a family during the winter season and continues to mentor the children.
Katherine Garcia of Rockville
Serves with: Project CHANGE AmeriCorps program, at Montgomery County Public School's Study Circles
Katherine worked with a school principal to meet with parents at home when a traditional meeting model was unsuccessful.
Robbyn Lewis of Baltimore
Volunteers with: Patterson Park Neighborhood Association
Robbyn leads the organization's greening efforts to reduce blight, encourage community involvement, and improve the urban tree canopy.
Vince DelGavio of Parkville
Volunteers with: Parkville Senior Center
Vince volunteered 1,100 hours at the center in 2010 and led physical fitness efforts.
Dan Blades of Bowie
Volunteers with: Christmas in April and disaster response training
Dan established a task force to address severe house repair issues for a family in need.
VEX Robotics Competition Volunteers from Maryland
Volunteers organized 14 days of robotics competitions across Maryland.
There are over 200 VEX Robotics volunteers that promote teamwork and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills.
The Disciples in Action School Support Team of Hagerstown
Volunteers with: Eastern and Lincolnshire Elementary Schools
Volunteers donate supplies to students and adopt approximately 30 families each holiday season for gift giving.
Manna Food Center of Gaithersburg
Volunteers support the designated food bank for Montgomery County.
The Center provides emergency food assistance to food insecure families through schools, 48 partner agencies, and their shop front.
Maryland Coastal Bays Volunteer Water Monitors of Ocean City
Volunteers collect data to monitor the health of Maryland's waterways.
They monitor over 25 aquatic sites throughout the watershed.
The Michael Group of Baltimore
Volunteers with: Y of Central Maryland and other local projects
The company donated time and materials to renovate the Druid Hill Family Center.
Volunteers with: Deal Island Elementary School in Somerset County
James volunteers thousands of hours at the school and organizes an annual Veterans Day program.
U. S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Calvert Marine Museum Volunteer Council
The Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations of Maryland
Maryland Defense Force
Read more about the honorees here.