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The 2018 Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is closed.

Give a little – Help a lot! Thank you to all who donated or pledged. 

2019 Maryland Charity Campaign – Charity Application and Instructions

Each year, charities must apply and be approved to participate in the MCC. Click here to download the 2019 MCC instructions for charities. The application for participating in the 2019 MCC is now open and will remain open until February 8, 2019. If your charity would like to participate in future Campaigns, click here to download the 2019 MCC charity application. Please note, applications will only be accepted via email.

Get Answers to Your Questions

You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers. Click here to find the information you need.

Giving Guide 

The Maryland Charity Campaign Giving Guide lists eligible charities, their codes, Frequently Asked Questions, and more.

Want more information about a charity? Search for your favorite charity by name, Employer Identification Number (EIN)/MCC Charity Code (do not include the hyphen), keyword, description, and so on.

Giveaway Winners

See below for the list of prize winners’ departments. We list a winner’s first and last name only if granted permission. Read our Terms and Conditions here for additional details.

Scott LeRoy/Department of Health, winner of the Amazon Tablet with Alexa, says “Thank you, State of Maryland, for this opportunity! Regardless of the gift, I always donate each year so our local charities can help those in need in my community!”

Prize Entry Deadline Drawing Winners
$50 Visa Gift Card 10/12/18 Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)
Amazon Fire Streaming Media Player 10/19/18 Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD)
DIGITNOW Video Converter 10/26/18 Department of Health
2 Ravens tickets (11/18 vs Bengals) 11/2/18 Lisa Hines, Eastern Shore Hospital Center
$100 Best Buy Gift Card 11/9/18 Lynne Gilli, Department of Education
8″ Amazon Fire Tablet with Alexa 11/16/18 Scott Leroy, Department of Health
Redskins Tickets (one pair) (12/9 vs Giants) 11/23/18 Jessica Williams, Department of Human Services
A set of four (4) holiday ornaments designed and signed by the First Lady of Maryland Yumi Hogan (#GivingTuesday donors only) 11/27/18 University of Maryland Baltimore County
$150 Visa Gift Card 11/30/18 State Retirement & Pension Systems
Hotel overnight stay (Marriott) 12/7/18 University of Maryland Baltimore County
Copy of “Maryland A Portrait” signed by the Governor 12/7/18 Christine Miller, Department of Assessments and Taxation
Ravens Tickets (one pair) (12/30 vs Browns) 12/18/18 Maryland State Police
$250 Amazon Gift Card 12/21/18 University of Maryland Eastern Shore Foundation
Personal tour of the State House with Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford 12/21/18 University of Maryland Baltimore County
Lumens Portable Mini Projector 12/31/18 Daniel Joines, Department of Transportation – State Highway Administration

About the Maryland Charity Campaign

View the 2018 MCC promotional video featuring Governor Hogan, Lt. Governor Rutherford, Secretary Wobensmith, 2018 MCC Assistant Vice Chairs Secretary Abed and Secretary Churchill, and photos submitted by some of the charities that participated in the Campaign.

Wait, there’s more!

  • Click here to watch a playlist of charities that participated in the 2018 MCC. Your donations fuel their incredible work!
  • Click here to see how Employees celebrated the MCC and their own reasons for giving.
  • Click here to hear from Maryland’s Executive Leadership about why they give, and how your contributions to causes through the MCC changes lives.
  • Click here to learn why 2018 MCC Assistant Vice Chairs Secretary Sam J. Abed and Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr., are passionate about the MCC.

Can’t get enough? Our YouTube channel has all our videos. #MCCMatters

Every year, thousands of Maryland’s Employees and Retirees give back through the MCC, and they have fun in the process! Click here to see photos and videos across the 2018 Campaign: from the Baltimore and Annapolis kickoff parties to items submitted by individual donors to Agency and Department celebrations and much more.

Click here to find a list of charities helping communities impacted by Hurricanes Michael and Florence. You can find the list of charities with specific details of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts here.

Loaned Executive and Coordinator Resources

Maryland Charity Campaign volunteers – thank you for your service! Get started.

We hosted luncheons to thank and appreciate our 2018 MCC Loaned Executives (LE) and Coordinators. We are incredibly grateful for their time, creativity, energy, and effort in support of the Campaign. Click here to view photos of the LE event held on January 8, 2019. Click here to view photos of the Coordinator event held on February 25, 2019.

January 8 LE Thank You Luncheon

February 25 Coordinator Thank You Luncheon

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2018 MCC ran from October 9-December 31, 2018.

Click here to find Frequently Asked Questions.

A Message from Governor Larry Hogan & Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford

A Message from Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith

A Message from Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Sam J. Abed, and Department of General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr.

Why Giving Counts

State Employees are giving people and want to contribute. Helping others is rewarding and as a Maryland Charity Campaign Loaned Executive, you see first hand how we help others-THAT FEELING WILL LAST FOREVER.

Joseph Bach
Loaned Executive
Department of Commerce


$26 ($1 per pay period = price of 1 soda): 

  • 12 (twelve) individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities are transported free of charge
  • 1 (one) hour of crisis counseling to a suicidal teen
  • Scholarship for 1 (one) low-income child to participate in an outdoor education program

$130 ($5 per pay period = price of 1 Café Latte): 

  • Surgery, vaccines, and exams for 1 (one) rescued pet
  • 1 (one) year of diapers for 1 (one) baby
  • 1 (one) month of groceries for someone in need

$260 ($10 per pay period = price of 1 movie matinee): 

  • 5 (five) days of motel shelter for a homeless family
  • 1 (one) Summer camp for 1 (one) at-risk youth
  • 26 (twenty-six) personal care kits for hospitalized veterans program

$520 ($20 per pay period = price of 1 takeout meal):

  • 520 (five hundred and twenty) backpacks and school supplies
  • 3 (three) days of hospice care for 1 (one) uninsured patient
  • Mortgage or rent assistance to keep 1 (one) military family in their home

$1,300 ($50 per pay period = price of 1 concert ticket): 

  • 600 (six hundred) pounds of trash removed from the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries
  • 26 (twenty-six) sets of math and science workbooks for students
  • iPads for 2 (two) individuals with communication barriers
Governor's Office


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How much money did the Maryland Charity Campaign raise in 2017?

In 2017, the Maryland Charity Campaign exceeded the goal and raised $3,000,675.


2018 GOAL:


Human Trafficking
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For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.