Painting for a Purpose Started in 2015, this project has raised thousands of dollars for various local charities all while allowing attendees to get creative, meet new people, grow their skills and have some fun. Since all the profits go right back into the community, it's a win-win for everyone involved.
Run for Heroes 5k This project will be run annually to support local veterans in their fight against PTSD and suicide by raising awareness and funds to help send veterans at risk to a local camp for confidence building activities, medical care and group support.
Distinguished Young Women As the oldest and largest scholarship program for high school junior females of its type, we have the honor of hosting and overseeing this program in the county. The young ladies that participate compete in categories such as scholastics, talent, interview, fitness and self-expression all to be considered for a scholarship to the college of their choosing.
Wreaths Across America Each December, volunteers place wreaths on individual veteran's graves in locations throughout the U.S. The Greater Waldorf Jaycees hope to eventually get ALL graves covered at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery. This is a large undertaking and will require a lot of fundraising efforts, manpower and dedication by the volunteers committed to this great cause.
Bounce Out the Stigma (BOTS) New to our roster in 2016, this 1-day basketball camp founded and coached by a former player of the Harlem Wizards is specifically designed for children with special needs. It gives the players the opportunity to not only gain developmental skills, learn the fundamentals of teamwork, and strengthen their skills & knowledge of the game of basketball, but ultimately helps develop the self-confidence they need to believe that only their WILL defines their LIMITS!
Senior Citizen Prom Music, dinner, dancing, and even the crowning of a king and queen are just some of what you’ll see at this annual event. Volunteers come together every year to give local senior citizens a night they’ll never forget.