Monthly Archives: January 2015


On Monday, the Karma for Cara team ventured to the Boys & Girls Club in Uptown for our February volunteer project.

Miriam and Abby worked with a group of third-through-sixth-grade students during Art in Action, an afterschool program that involves exploring a new topic and then completing an art project.

Together, the group read “Berry Magic,” a children’s book by Teri Sloat about a Fall Festival on the tundra and how the main character, Anana, saves the day….


This week marked the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Many schools and community groups took advantage of this day off to spend time giving back to the community. I hope some of you found yourself volunteering this past Monday!

If you weren’t able to volunteer Monday, there are still lots of ways you can get involved in community service any day of the week. Are you looking for easy ways to give back and make a difference in your community?…


Here at Karma for Cara, we put a big emphasis on recognizing leaders in service and unsung heroes. So K4C decided to kick off 2015 by recognizing a pair of outstanding nurses, Sue Ramzy, BSN, RN, and Harold Hardinger, BSN, RN.

On Wednesday, January 7, Karma for Cara officially expanded our Excellence in Nursing award program. Over the past couple of years, we have twice handed out an award to a Johns Hopkins Hospital nurse during the Kimmel Cancer Center One Night, One Show, One Cause annual event….


Service comes in all shapes and sizes. Media Works, a Baltimore media marketing agency, exemplified this throughout 2014 when its employees participated in 25 Acts of Kindness.

“Jody [Berg], our CEO, sent an email at the beginning of the year about our 25th anniversary and everything we were planning on doing,” said Amy Kelly, Media Works Media Assistant. “She wanted to do the 25 Acts of Kindness.”

As a group, Media Works’ approximately 30 employees came up with ideas for volunteer activities they could do together, as well as individual endeavors….