Here at Neat Nick Preserves, we believe in community. We believe in giving back, working together, and helping our friends and neighbors whenever we can.
We’re proud to support the following community-based organizations – large and small – that make our world better every single day. We hope you’ll consider learning more about each and supporting them, too. Thank you!
Voices for Children:
Voices For Children provides trained volunteers, Court Appointed Special Advocates, to abused and neglected children in Howard County, who advocate in court to ensure each child a safe and permanent home.
Community Action Council of Howard County
Our mission is to diminish poverty, enable self-sufficiency and advocate for low-income families and individuals by enabling others to enhance the quality of their lives and to share in the promise and opportunity of our community.
Baltimore’s Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) is an open-admission shelter, granting refuge to every abandoned, neglected, abused, lost or surrendered animal that comes through our door.
At HopeWorks our mission is to provide support and advocacy for people in Howard County affected by sexual and intimate partner violence and engage the community in creating the change required for prevention.
Liberty’s Promise supports low-income immigrant youth, ages 15-21, by providing them with means to become actively involved in civic life, pursue higher education, and embark upon meaningful careers.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company began in 2002 with a small group of artists committed to changing how people think about Shakespeare, by producing shows that allowed audiences to connect to classic works in whole new ways – ways that are fresh, innovative and sustainable.
The Humane League
The Humane League’s mission is to reduce animal suffering by creating change at all levels. We work to reform the way farm animals are treated while also inspiring people to make more compassionate food choices.
Inner Arbor Trust
The Trust is tasked with developing Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods into a destination arts and culture park. In addition to opening and operating the Chrysalis amphitheater, the Trust manages a substantial portion of the Park for recreational use.
Ellicott City Partnership
The Ellicott City Partnership is a 501(c)3 non-profit Main Street Maryland organization whose mission is to preserve the heritage and vitality of historic Ellicott City, Maryland while enhancing and creating economic growth.
Blossoms of Hope
Our mission is to enhance our quality of life through beautification projects and support for cancer and other causes.
Howard County Conservancy
The mission of the Howard County Conservancy is to educate children and adults about our natural world, preserve the land and its legacy for future generations and model responsible stewardship of our environment.
Carroll Hospital Center for Breast Health
At the Center for Breast Health, we’ve brought together a complete suite of advanced breast care services and specialists to help care for you or the women you love most.
Running Brook Children’s Nursery
Our school is based on a collaborative effort between parents and teachers, dedicated to bringing meaningful and enriching experiences to preschool children, and building a supportive community for their families.
Catonsville Cooperative Preschool
The most important goal of a preschool education is to help your child develop a positive self-image through love and guidance. Our philosophy is that children learn best through play.
Toys for Tots
The basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.