The Community Food Pantry serves low income families food for approximately one week of meals. Families are eligible monthly and are primarily referred by the Department of Social Services. The Pantry relies on local donations.
Advocacy and service provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Service includes employment, residential, family supports and more.
Sumner Hall is a historic building that honors the service of African-American Civil War veterans from Kent County, MD. Authentically restored and re-opened to the public in 2014, Sumner Hall serves the community as a museum, educational center, performance venue, gallery and exhibition space, social hall and community center. A 501(c)3 organization, Sumner Hall is supported by membership fees, grants and contracts.
We are an international volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Awards made to women and girls making a difference in their lives, as well as the community.
Service Club – our motto is “Service above self” We meet every Tuesday at noon at the Fish Whistle restaurant for lunch. For additional information, contact Les Moorhouse at 443-480-1408
Contact: Les Moorhouse
P.o. Box 247 - Chestertown, MD 21620
(p) 443-480-1408, (f) , Email
Established in 2004, Rebuilding Together repairs and rehabilitates the home of low-income homeowners who are elderly, disabled or families with young children.
The National Music Festival (June 3-16, 2012) brings together music mentors and gifted pre-professional apprentice musicians each June for 25 concerts and over 200 free open rehearsals of orchestral music, chamber music, and more.
Connecting private resources with public needs in order to enhance the quality of life for all citizens, of all ages, on the Mid-Shore. Grants • Scholarships • Donor Services • Nonprofit Services Serving Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties.
Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc., (MCE), founded in 1998, is a 501(c)3 that empowers businesses to grow, create jobs, and generate wealth on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and across the state. MCE offers micro and small business loans for $500 up to $150,000. We provide business consulting, mentoring and a wide variety of business education classes. MCE has a Women’s Business Center that focuses on the needs of women entrepreneurs.
The League of Women Voters of Kent County, MD is a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation of citizens and influences public policy with education and advocacy.
The goal of this coalition is to support kent County Public Schools in achieving “Top Five in Five years” – to see our community schools ranked in the top five public school systems in Maryland within five years.
Contact: Linda Dawson
800 High Street - Chestertown, MD 21620
(p) 443-282-2029, (f) 410-810-1820, Email
The Kent County Learning Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide local, supportive educational opportunities for Kent County businesses and all Kent County residents. We currently offer free tutoring for elementary through college level students; GED preparation classes; and continuing education courses in Spanish, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Photoshop. With adequate enrollment, college credit courses can be offered. Businesses training eight (8) or more people may customize courses to meet their particular needs. All classes are taught by Chesapeake College staff. The Kent County Learning Center is staffed by 40+ volunteers with advanced degrees. This unique resource allows the Kent County Learning Center to provide free one-to-one- tutoring and childcare services to any student enrolled at the Learning Center.
Providing support for athletic programs at Kent County High School
The Kent County Department of Social Services mission is to promote personal responsibility, dignity and self-sufficiency, protect vulnerable children and adults and preserve families.
KART is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help children and adults with disabilities enhance their developmental growth, physically, emotionally and cognitively.