Drink at The Well, a non-profit organization located in Curtis Bay, Maryland, has partnered with MedStar Health for a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, November 11th beginning at 9:00am.
This Fair will be held at The Transformation Center located at 3701 4th Street in Brooklyn, Maryland. Community Members are encouraged to come to receive healthcare diabetes screening, a blood pressure check, health care resources, wellness tips, as well as health safety education.
Other community partners attending include the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Metropolitan Baltimore and Catholic Charities. For additional information, contact Laura Coleman, Director of Education at [email protected].
About Drink at The Well
The Well was founded in 2013 as a safe haven for women in the Curtis Bay community. South Baltimore is an isolated, industrial, economically depressed, and violent area, with a 36% unemployment rate, active gangs, drugs and sex trafficking. Almost 7 in 10 children in the community live in single-parent home; 41% of residents live below the federal poverty line with 14.8% living in deep poverty. Trauma: addiction, trafficking, generational poverty, and abuse are common for the women in the community.
The National Alliance on Mental Health is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
About Catholic Charities:
Catholic Charities USA was founded over a century ago by men and women who believed that the collective efforts of the church to faithfully serve people in need could change the course of poverty in our nation.
At Catholic Charities they help people, regardless of their faith, who are struggling with poverty and other complex issues. At CCUSA, their advocacy and disaster relief programs — and our support of member agencies in our network — is making tangible progress toward providing help and hope to neighbors across the country.
Their collective efforts focus on a set of strategic priorities that make a difference in the lives of people in need.