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The 2018 Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is open online!

Give a little – Help a lot! Good news: the MCC will remain open online until 11:59 pm ET on December 31, 2018.

If you donated online last year, use the username and password previously created. If this is your first time pledging through the MCC’s online giving portal, you need to create an account using your MCC Invite Code. See the chart for more. 

Get Answers to Your Questions

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

Important note for donors: If you are donating via payroll deduction, please note that the amount you enter is the PER PAY PERIOD amount you wish to donate. Click here to view the tutorial that shows you how to use the shopping cart feature on the online giving portal, and see #16 of our FAQs for more information.

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.

Give Now For A Chance To Win an Amazon Gift Card or a State House Tour!

One giveaway; two prizes! For online donors only: All Employees and Retirees who pledge or donate by 11:59 pm ET on Friday, December 21, are automatically entered into a random drawing to win a $250 Amazon Gift Card, or a personal tour of the State House with Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford!

And don’t forget – all who pledge or donate by 11:59 pm ET on Tuesday, December 18, are entered into a random drawing to win two Ravens tickets.

Don’t win? Don’t worry! You are eligible for the weekly prize drawing until the end of the Campaign. Read our Terms and Conditions here for additional details.

Giveaway Winners

See below for the list of prize winners’ departments. We list a winner’s first and last name only if granted permission.

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

About the Maryland Charity Campaign

View this year’s MCC promotional video featuring Governor Hogan, Lt. Governor Rutherford, Assistant Vice Chairs Secretary Abed and Secretary Churchill, Secretary Wobensmith, and photos submitted by some of the charities you can support through the MCC! Together, if we give a little – we help a lot.

Wait, there’s more!

  • Click here to watch a playlist of charities participating in the MCC. Your donations fuel their incredible work!
  • Click here to see how Employees are celebrating the MCC and their own reasons for giving.
  • Click here to hear from Maryland’s executive leadership why they give, and how your donations through the MCC changes lives.
  • Click here to learn why MCC Assistant Vice Chairs Secretary Sam J. Abed and Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr., are passionate about the MCC. Together, they encourage you to join them in giving.

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

Social Media Tool Kit: Share Your Story and Inspire Others

Did you pledge or donate to a cause you love through the MCC? Shout it out! The #1 reason people give is because they are asked. Please ask via social media!

Tell your friends and colleagues via email and social media what the MCC means to you. We’ve made it easy – just grab copy and graphics from our toolkit:

If you use the hashtag #MCCMatters, we will “like” and share your posts to make your message go that much farther!

Thank you for giving. Now – get social! You are someone else’s inspiration for giving. If we all give a little – we help a lot.

Every year, thousands of Maryland’s Employees and Retirees give back through the Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC). And they have fun in the process! Click here to see photos from the Baltimore and Annapolis kickoff parties, videos submitted by people celebrating the MCC, and more. We’ll keep adding to this page as the Campaign unfolds, so keep checking back!

Thousands of residents are struggling in parts of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas because of Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael’s destruction. Click here to find a list of charities helping communities impacted by Hurricanes Michael and Florence. You can find the list of charities we published earlier 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2018 MCC is open online through 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
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HOW YOUR DONATIONS MAKE AN IMPACT

$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

Questions?

Call 800-458-9505, dial “1” when prompted; or email mcc@charities.org

FAQs

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

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

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2018 GOAL:

$3,000,000


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