Episode 99: “Look for the Helpers: Nonprofits and Citizens Respond to COVID-19”

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” – Mister Rogers

In this episode of Elevate Maryland, Candace and Tom sit down with the “helpers” to find out what they’re doing to address the socio-economic crisis that has accompanied and, in many cases, has been revealed by COVID-19:

Bita Dayhoff, Community Action Council of Howard County/Food Bank of Howard County

Erika Strauss Chavarria, Columbia Community Care

Elizabeth Edsall Kromm, vice president of population health and advancement for Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Three Things:

1) Columbia Association Elections

2) Howard County’s Recordation Tax

3) Delegate Brooke Lierman and Jose Andres

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