Community Gathers to Celebrate Northwest

September 11, 2023

The second annual Taste of Northwest festival held last month was an exciting celebration of community, where guests enjoyed the sights, sounds, and flavors of the rich and diverse cultures of northwest Baltimore City and County. The free family-friendly, outdoor event developed through the collaborative efforts of the Northwest Baltimore Partnership, featured food and wares... Read More

CHAI Named Lead Community School Agency

September 11, 2023

Baltimore City has approved CHAI as the lead community school agency for Cross Country Elementary/Middle School. The initiative is part of Baltimore City’s Community Schools model, which aims to transform schools into comprehensive “community hubs” supporting families and students by connecting them to community resources. This role is a natural extension of CHAI’s work in... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Meghan Clarke and Fred Haag

September 8, 2023

Meghan Clarke recently joined CHAI’s Housing and Services team as Asset Manager. She will work closely with third party management to ensure the long-term viability of CHAI’s affordable housing portfolio. Meghan has her BA from Towson and her MBA from the University of Maryland and comes to us from a local commercial real estate firm,... Read More

Cheers to the Home Team

September 8, 2023

The Edward A. Myerberg Center is known for its state-of-the-art fitness center, engaging courses, and an innovative virtual center, but its caring and dedicated staff may be one of its most valuable features. Recently, long-time member Ernie Feibelman, a Holocaust survivor who credits baseball as part of his “Americanization” after arriving in 1946 at age... Read More

NNC is a Thriving and Supportive Community

August 7, 2023

This past fiscal year was a busy one for CHAI’s Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC), fulfilling its vision “to be an engaged, diverse community of interdependent members who support each other towards healthy aging.” The dynamic group of 120 older adults participated in over 200 activities and events and made more than 3,000 friendly check-in calls... Read More

Strengthening Community Bonds through Food, Music, and Fun

August 4, 2023

CHAI is thrilled to be a part of the second annual Taste of Northwest event to be held on Sunday, August 13. This family-friendly outdoor festival was brought to life last summer through the collaborative efforts of the Northwest Baltimore Partnership, of which CHAI is a founding member. Taste of Northwest is an exciting event... Read More

CHAI Recognized by Valued Community Partner

August 4, 2023

Partnering with community-based organizations like the Glen Neighborhood Improvement Association (GNIA) helps CHAI achieve its mission of strengthening northwest Baltimore neighborhoods. CHAI and GNIA often collaborate on initiatives that keep the Glen neighborhood strong and healthy. At an awards ceremony held in June, GNIA presented CHAI with a Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of our... Read More

Transforming Transportation Accessibility

August 4, 2023

Since the March 2023 relaunch of CHAIway, a program of CHAI and AgeWell, over 130 older adults have enrolled – gaining access to reliable, safe, and affordable transportation. To date, CHAIway OTG (On the Go) has provided over 300 discounted Uber and Lyft rides. The service has been a lifeline for many riders who use... Read More

Reflections on Fiscal Year FY 2023

July 7, 2023

CHAI extends its thanks to the many community members and agency stakeholders who joined our Annual Meeting on June 15. Together, we reflected on a strong and impactful fiscal year, recognized valued community partners, applauded the dedication of CHAI’s professional staff, honored our board, and welcomed new board members. We heard a special d’var Torah... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Meredith McAllister and April Fore

July 7, 2023

CHAI is excited to welcome two new staff members. Meredith McAllister recently joined the CHAI team as Housing Counseling Program Manager. Meredith has over 15 years’ experience in housing counseling, financial coaching, mortgage lending, single family housing rehab, and community engagement. She will be working to amplify CHAI’s homeownership and rental housing counseling work. April... Read More