Care & Share Fund of Dorchester makes donation

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Special to The Dorchester Banner/Dave Cannon
Pictured from left: Care and Share Vice President Lari Caldwell, C&S Treasurer Stan Trice, Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence Board President Christina Wingate-Spence, MSCFV Case Manager Robin Sample and C&S Board Member Susan Wingate.

CAMBRIDGE — At its monthly board meeting the Care and Share Fund of Dorchester County recently made a donation to the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence, a private nonprofit organization serving families in Dorchester, Caroline, Kent, Talbot and Queen Anne’s counties with domestic violence issues.

MSCFV is a comprehensive domestic violence program which provides support with the following services to victims in crisis and through their transition to self-sufficiency and independence by providing a Crisis Shelter, 24-hour hotline, individual counseling, legal advocacy and accompaniment to court proceedings, attorneys to represent victims in Final Protective Order hearings, divorce and custody cases. A Transitional Program (including a Transitional House), therapeutic mental health counseling, crisis response, emergency food and clothing.

MSCFV services are provided not only in English but in Spanish through a Bilingual Advocate. MSCFV also provides an Abuser Intervention Program in each county.

For more on The Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence you can visit

The Care and Share Fund of Dorchester County, a charitable organization serving vulnerable adults and children throughout the community is better known for its sponsorship of the annual Santa Swim held each year at the Hyatt in Cambridge.

Board of Directors President, Dave Cannon says “through the efforts of our all voluntary board, the support of our generous donors and the way our community comes together each year to raise money, makes contributions like this possible, we thank them all.”

Care and Share is a public 501c3 nonprofit charity formed in 1998 to respond to the critical needs of Dorchester County citizens. If you would like more information on how you can get involved with or to contribute to the Care and Share you can call 410-901-4131 or send e-mail to

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