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The 2020 Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is closed.


Thank you so much to everyone who gave to causes they love through the 2020 MCC. Your generosity has made an incredible impact – today, tomorrow, and for years to come. We are grateful. We wish you and yours a very happy new year!

One Family One Hope #MDInThisTogether

Thank you MCC donors!

All Employees & Retirees who pledged or donated by 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, 12/31, were entered into a random drawing to win a $1,500 Visa gift card. Check back here in the coming days to see who won. 

Whether you won or not, just ask any one of our charities or their beneficiaries, and they will tell you unequivocally that each MCC donor did win. Your donation dollars made a lasting impact by improving communities across Maryland and the wider world. Together, we have built a brighter future.

Read our Terms and Conditions here for additional details.

Weekly Prize Winners

Meet two of our prize winners below. Click here for the full list of winners’ departments/agencies; first and last names included if we received permission. You can also find the winners’ list on the giving portal. Congratulations and THANK YOU!

2020 MCC Prize Winner Kelvin Jenkins, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, said “To whom much is given, much is expected!”

2020 MCC Prize Winner Danielle Stanley, Department of Health, said “I decided to donate the gift card to a rescue. They were so appreciative.”

Information for Nonprofits 

2021 Charity Application Now Open

Please download the instructions here, and the charity application here. All applications must be emailed to mcc.applications@maryland.gov by Friday, February 12, 2021.

About the Maryland Charity Campaign

Hear from Governor Hogan, Lt. Governor Rutherford, Secretary Wobensmith, and our 2020 MCC Vice Chairs Director Tung and Special Secretary Rhee, as they discuss why a donation of any amount – even $1 a paycheck – makes a lasting difference. This video reminds us that we are a giant family, connected by hope. We mean it when we say we are in this together. #MDInThisTogether

We are immensely grateful to the Department of Juvenile Services’ Office of Communications and Special Projects for creating our Campaign video!

Each week of the 2020 MCC, we shined a spotlight on causes you could support through the Campaign. All featured causes are now available to review. Click here to learn more

Need Help? Get Answers to Your Questions

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

MCC Charities Responding to COVID-19We asked MCC’s charities to describe how they are responding to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic — both now and in the future — in 200 words or less. Click here to download an alphabetical list.

Donor Stories

Why did you give through the MCC? That’s what we asked of donors at the 2019 MCC kickoff. Check out their short but inspiring responses in this MCC Donor Stories Playlist. Click here or the picture below to see their videos.

2019 MCC Donor Stories

Meet 2020 MCC Charities

Check out 140+ videos submitted by the charities you supported through the 2020 MCC. Play it in shuffle mode, or search for the cause or organization close to your heart. Each charity is working toward a better world; each charity goes about it uniquely. Yet, without your support, none of it would be possible. Watch the playlist here or on our YouTube channel.

Watch the Virtual MCC Kickoff 

Thank you to the 250+ people who joined us online on October 5, as we officially launched the 2020 MCC. For those who weren’t able to join us, we recorded the kickoff so you. Watch it to learn about the 2020 MCC, watch the 2020 video, and discover how the MCC helped you help others – from a distance. 

Giving Guide

2020 Maryland Charity Campaign Giving Guide

The MCC Giving Guide lists eligible charities and their codes, ways your donations make an impact, giving methods, step-by-step instructions, answers to your frequently asked questions, and more.

Search your favorite charities

For more information about your favorite causes, click to search for charities by name, MCC Charity Code/Employer Identification Number, or description.

Giving Instructions

Click here for a PDF of the step-by-step online giving instructions, which you can also find within the pages of the Giving Guide. Or, click here to watch the tutorial on YouTube.

Loaned Executive and Coordinator Resources

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2020 MCC launched Monday, October 5, and closed on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Click here to find other 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 the 2020 Vice Chairs, Mary Beth Tung, Ph.D., Esq., Director, Maryland Energy Administration, and Special Secretary Jimmy H. Rhee – Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

Why Giving Counts

Learn why Maryland Employees and Retirees support the causes they care about through the MCC: Click here to view our “Why Donate?” page or click here to watch donor stories on YouTube.

 

How Your Donations Make an Impact

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A depiction of what kind of impact various donation amounts ($1/$5/$10/$20/$50 per paycheck) have.

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Questions?

Call 571-458-1072; or email mcc@charities.org

FAQs

How much money did the Maryland Charity Campaign raise in 2019?

In 2019, Employees and Retirees raised more than $2.5 million for more than 900 worthy causes through the MCC.

Click here for more FAQs

2020 GOAL:

$2 Million


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