Tax information

CoH Form 990

In 2020, the Center of Help:

 

  • Provided over 23,000 boxes of food to families affected by the COVID Crisis

  • Helped to prevent evictions and connected clients to resources  to address financial crises that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Welcomed two new full time case navigators to our team

  • Graduated 17 families from the Strengthening Families Program

  • Hosted virtual summer camp for three full weeks

  • Strengthened our partnerships with other organizations and developed new partnerships

  • Increased English as a Second Language attendance by 50%

  • Opened a new iteration of English as a Second Language classes

  • Advocated for issues faced by Immigrant Families through: 

    • Mental Health Task Force

    • Joint Initiative to Eliminate the Opportunity Gap

    • Global Community Citizenship  Advisory Board

    • ACT (Anne Arundel Connecting Together)

  • Provided workshops in Women’s Health and Parenting with Priority Partners

  • Graduated 2 students from our newest program, Plaza Comunitaria

  • Celebrated 2 clients becoming American Citizens after attending our Citizenship class

  • Implemented use of two new databases to track fundraising goals and programmatic data

 

Specific statistics in 2020 include:

 

  • Assisted with a total of 10.388 cases (88.5% increase from 2019)

  • Served a total of 2,116 individuals 

  • Provided assistance and/or referral services to 1,857 individuals through our Case Navigation program

  • 172 adults attended ESL classes at no cost 

  • 18 people attended Citizenship classes to prepare for their exam

  • Provided computer literacy classes for 5 adults

  • Offered year-round educational and character-building activities for a total of 64 youth 

  • Welcomed 79 new volunteers

  • 37 individuals received no-cost mental health services

  • Conducted SNAP outreach in a total of 2,608 phone calls

  • Enrolled 28 adults in our newest program to obtain a high school equivalency from Mexico

  • 96% of youth participants reported that activities helped them at school

  • Provided a safe space for up to 15 youth for 20+ hours per week year-round

  • Provided weekly classical guitar, piano, violin, cello, coding, writing, and math lessons to the youth enrolled in our programs