C.A.R.E. Community Association, Inc. is a resident led 501(c)3 non-profit community organization located in East Baltimore.  Our boundaries are from N. Washington Street to Patterson Park Ave. and Fayette Street to McElderry Street.  On the last Tuesday of each month, the community association hosts its general meetings at 219 North Chester Street (The Door) at 6:00 p.m.  To make a presentation or agenda request, please send a message to thecarecommunity@gmail.com .  

The acronym "C.A.R.E." stands for Cleaning, Active, Restoring, Efforts.  In 2004, residents started this community association for the preservation, protection, growth, and general well-being of the community and it’s members, establishing the best possible living conditions, and joining with other forces in a combined and cooperative effort to positively and effectively solve area problems.  

Announcements are distributed to the community through email and are hand-delivered to each household.  To receive electronic messages, please send a request to thecarecommunity@gmail.com .  Annual dues are $5.00 for the year 2011.  This membership fee helps the community plan events and execute projects in the community.  Additional information about the community, such as the MMFRP plan, community bylaws, and photos from past events can be located from the links on the homepage.


General Community Meetings occur on the last Tuesday of each month, 6:00 p.m., at 219 North Chester Street.  The annual community meeting for this past year (2010 ) was Tuesday November 30th.  For more information, or to request a place on the agenda, please email:  thecarecommunity@gmail.com

Community Revitalization Day
Saturday, June 18th
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Clean Trash and Help with Community Open Spaces
Dumpster will be on 400 N Duncan Street

Community Meeting
Tuesday, June 28th 2011
6:00 p.m. @ 219 North Chester Street (The Door)
Preliminary Agenda:  Trash Cans McElderry Street (NE Market); Vacant Lot Design and Long-Term Maintenance

2011 Community Pitch-In Dates:
Saturday, June 18th
Saturday, July 30th
Saturday, September 24th
Saturday, December 3rd

Current Officers:
  • President:               Mr. Drew Bennett
  • Vice President:        Ms. Cynthia Gross
  • Secretary:              Ms. Donyelle Paige 
  • Treasurer:              Ms. Jean Henry
  • Sergeant-at-Arms:   Mr. Alex van Breukelen

Board Members:
  • Northeast Quad:  Mr. Antonio Glover
  • Southeast Quad: Mr. Pascal Waidacher
  • Southwest Quad:  Ms. Jessie Scott
  • Northwest Quad:  Ms. Josephine Hopps


  • Cleaner-Greener Committee 
    • Chair - Mr. Alex van Breukelen
  • Crime & Safety Committee
    • Chair - Mrs. Caroline Brooks
Block Leaders:
  • Do you know who your Block Leader is?  Call 410-675-3288 to find out.

Contact Information:

The Door
c/o C.A.R.E. Community Association, Inc.
219 North Chester Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231

Email:  thecarecommunity@gmail.com  

Phone:  (410)-675-3288

C.A.R.E. Community Association, Inc.