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Tickets available now for Virtual Cook-Along with Chef Radhika on Feb. 1!

Monday, February 1, 2021, 6:30pm – 7:45pm An Online Fundraiser for the Village Learning Place presented by The Verandah in Hampden Join us for an evening of fun making Tikka Masala! We provide the ingredient kit and recipe, and you cook from your own kitchen with virtual assistance from Chef Radhika! $40 donation includes ingredients […]

Community Game and Puzzle Swap Winter 2021

Fight game-night fatigue! Swap out those same-old games and puzzles you’ve been playing for the past few months. The Community Swap is an easy, budget-friendly, and naturally sustainable way to get your hands on some new-to-you games and puzzles. For this swap, you can donate without shopping, shop without donating, or—to have the greatest impact—do both! Masks required at all times.  CONTACTLESS DONATIONS  Sort through your shelves […]

Give a gift to create opportunities!

If seizing opportunity is about being prepared then part of the VLP’s work is to prepare others, and how we’ve been doing that has prepared us to overcome the pandemic’s challenges. Long-time VLP practices such as LINK family enagagement, staff empowerment, and volunteerism supported a swift and sustained virtual adaptation of our most needed programs and services. LINK Summer ran as scheduled from June 29—August 7 and LINK After School launched on September […]

Request for Proposals — Equity Audit

The Village Learning Place (VLP) invites interested and qualified consulting firms or individuals to submit a proposal to conduct an organization-wide equity audit. Audit will include the organization’s internal documents, policies, and external communications as they reflect and/or pertain to the VLP’s goal to eliminate institutional bias and build equitable policies and language. The VLP’s […]

Delicious Fall Pies? Yes, Please!

Leaves are changing and mornings are getting chilly – its officially cozy season! That means hearty fall foods like apples, pumpkins, and fresh-from-the-oven treats are here. Nothing celebrates this time of year quite like a delicious pie, and the Village Learning Place Virtual Pie Auction has one for you. We’ve got sweet and savory pies, […]

Sign up for MOVE Maryland to get socially and physically active!

Friends who work out together help their community together. How, you ask? By joining the MOVEment! MOVE Maryland is collective effort to support nonprofits across the state, including your favorite neighborhood library in Charles Village. Getting started couldn’t be easier.  Step 1: Register online and choose the Village Learning Place as your nonprofit.  Step 2: Raise $200 by the November 7 deadline. Sharing your goal with […]

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