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2022 Thanksgiving Basket Drive

November 10, 2022

Support our annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive, which feeds hundreds of families in our community each year.


Apply now to serve on the HCAR Cares Board of Directors

August 31, 2022

HCAR Cares is now accepting applications for openings on its 2022-23 Board of Directors. Be a part of the continued growth of HCAR’s 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Applications must be submitted by August 31. To read


HCAR Cares Pet Idol

May 20, 2022

  VOTING IS OPEN!!! Who will be the 2022 HCAR Cares Pet Idol? YOU decide! But it’s going to be tough decision because we’ve got some fur-balous contestants this year! Voting opens June 1 and


Blood Drive for the American Red Cross

May 13, 2022

Join HCAR Cares for our first-ever Blood Drive to Support the American Red Cross. Friday, May 13, 2022 10 AM – 3:30 PM Howard County Association of REALTORS® 8600 Snowden River Parkway Columbia, MD 21045


2022 Superbowl Pool to Feed Healthcare Workers

January 31, 2022

Join us for our first ever Super Bowl Pool! You could win up to $2,000 and you’ll help us buy lunch for Howard County Healthcare Workers. 


Adopt a Child

December 9, 2021

HCAR Cares is adopting a family with 5 children for the holidays – 3 from the Christmas Angels Program and 2 from the Linwood Center. It is our goal to get them everything on their list,


HCAR Cares <3 Love & Lunches

September 19, 2021

HCAR Cares partnered with the organization Love & Lunches to distribute food to persons experiencing homelessness in Baltimore City.


Silent Auction at HCAR Shindig & Expo

September 15, 2021

HCAR Cares held a Silent Auction at the 2021 HCAR Shindig & Expo on Wednesday, September 15 at the Howard County Fairgrounds. The auction raised $650 for HCAR Cares.


Success Stories

[Our grant from HCAR Cares] allowed us to help hundreds and hundreds of students by purchasing composition notebooks, pencils, pens, and binders – so the students can feel that they are equipped with everything they need. We appreciate them helping us support the students in need in our community.

– Greta Luhar, The Kindness Pantry

2021 By the Numbers