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The 2019 Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is open.

Give now to make a lasting difference

Click the ‘Give Now’ button to begin the giving process online. Let’s show the world, and the causes we love, that Maryland Cares! Together We Can…

Giving Guide

The cover of the 2019 MCC Giving Guide

The MCC Giving Guide lists eligible charities and their codes, how your donation makes an impact, giving methods, step-by-step giving instructions, frequently asked questions and answers, and more.

Search your favorite charities

Want more information about a cause? Click to search for your favorite charities by name, Employer Identification Number (EIN)/MCC Charity Code (do not include the hyphen), keyword, or zip code.

Why Do People Give Through the MCC? Check Out Their Stories!

At a 2019 MCC Kickoff, we asked donors why they give through the MCC. We then compiled their short and inspiring video responses into the 2019 MCC Donor Stories Playlist. Click here or the picture below to see their videos.

2019 MCC Donor Stories

And there’s SO MUCH MORE! Click here or the button below to view some of the many activities happening across the State in support of the MCC. See for yourself how wildly creative (and generous) Maryland Employees and Retirees are–all in the name of giving back! Spoiler alert: You may hear an original tune sung by none other than Kenneth Holt of DHCD and 2019 MCC Vice Chair Ellington Churchill of DGS! Also…baby sharks. (No, that’s not a typo.) 

MCC Participants & Advocates

Give to Win Big! 

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All Employees and Retirees who pledge or donate by 11:59 pm ET on Friday, December 6, will be entered into a random drawing to win a Vintage Retro Classic Style Bluetooth Radio Sound System!

No win? No worries! You are eligible for the weekly prize drawing until the end of the Campaign. See the winner’s list below, and read our Terms and Conditions here for additional details.

Weekly Drawing Winners

Monica Plato, 2019 MCC drawing winner, and her cousin enjoying a Ravens game

Shown above: Monica Plato of DPSCS, Jessup Correctional Institution, the winner of tickets to the 11/3 Baltimore Ravens game against the Patriots. Said Monica, “My cousin and I really enjoyed ourselves!”

Want to see your name or department in the winners’ list below?Just give to a cause that touches your heart through the 2019 MCC, and you will be eligible for every prize drawing throughout the Campaign (unless you win). Please note: we list each winner’s department, but first and last name only if granted permission.

Prize Entry Deadline Drawing Winners
Toby’s Dinner Theatre Gift Certificate 10/11/19 Department of Education
Two Baltimore Ravens Tickets 10/25/19 Monica Plato, Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
Kilwins Gift Certificate 10/25/19 Maryland State Police
Adventure Park Gift Certificate 11/1/19 Megan Renfrew, Department of Health – Health Care Commission
Pub Dog Pizza & Drafthouse Gift Card 11/8/19 Darlene Ginn, Department of Education – DOE Headquarters
Best Buy Gift Card 11/15/19 Shirley Holt, Bowie State University
Two Baltimore Ravens Tickets 11/22/19 Maryland Office of Planning

About the Maryland Charity Campaign

Watch the 2019 MCC video and hear Vice Chair Secretary Abed, Vice Chair Secretary Churchill, and other State leaders discuss how the MCC works and why it benefits causes and communities today, tomorrow, and for years to come. Our sincere thanks to the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services team for creating this video and music.

Wait, there’s more!

  • We asked participating charities to share their work and help us understand how they benefit the community – and why they deserve your support. We compiled their videos into the 2019 MCC Participating Charity Playlist. Check it out, and remember this: their work is possible because of you.

Giving Instructions

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

Get Answers to Your Questions

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

Loaned Executive and Coordinator Resources

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

Information for Charities

Charities – thank you for making the world a better place. Click for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2019 MCC runs October 8-December 17, 2019. Our 2019 theme is Maryland Cares! Together We Can…

Click here to find Frequently Asked Questions.

Maryland Cares Together We Can + MCC Logo

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


How Your Donations Make an Impact

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A table listing specific ways $1, $5, $10, $20, and $50/per pay period donations help MCC-participating charities.

Governor's Office


Call 800-458-9505, dial “1” when prompted; or email


How much money did the Maryland Charity Campaign raise last year?

In 2018, Employees and Retirees raised more than $2.6 million for 800 worthy causes through the MCC. The 2019 MCC goal is $2.8 million.


2019 GOAL:

$2.8 million

Human Trafficking
National Human Trafficking Hotline — 24/7 Confidential


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For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.