Ways to Give


Shopping for the holidays? When you purchase items on AmazonSmile and designate “Caroline Friess Center,” .5% of the price of your purchases will be donated back to Caroline Center. You only need to sign-up once at smile.amazon.com.  

BIN 604 Wine Sellers

BIN 604 has selected Caroline Center as the recipient in Baltimore of a generous percentage of proceeds from membership fees to its “Girls on Grapes” premier women’s wine tasting club. Go to Girls on Grapes to join.

Flowers and Fancies/Blooms for a Better B-more Program

Flowers and Fancies has partnered with Caroline Center through its Blooms for a Better B-more program. When you order the beautiful Caroline Center signature bouquet, Flowers and Fancies donates 50% of your purchase directly to our education and career skills training program. Go to Flowers and Fancies to order.

In-Kind Donations

From new technology to general office supplies, your in-kind donation is always appreciated, and it is a great way to support the Caroline Center program.

Annual Fund

Your generous support helps make our educational program and all of the services we provide for our trainees and alumnae possible. Annual Fund gifts in any amount are deeply appreciated. Thank you for considering a gift at one of the following giving circles’ levels. It’s easy to give online.

  • Hope - $50,000+
  • Justice - $25,000-$49,999
  • Visionary - $10,000-$24,999
  • Leadership - $5,000-$9,999
  • Benefactor’s - $2,500-$4,999
  • Founder’s -$1,000-$2,499
  • Mother Caroline - $500-$999
  • Blessed Theresa - $250-$499
  • Somerset – Up to $249

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts in any amount allow you to thoughtfully remember or meaningfully honor a special person in your life as you help women with limited resources build stronger lives through the education and advancement opportunities Caroline Center provides. Caroline Center will send your special person or family member a lovely acknowledgment of your gift. You may want to consider making your full annual fund gift a tribute gift this year. Simply contact Development Director Mike Jones.

United Way of Central Maryland Campaign

You can give to Caroline Center through the United Way campaign where you work by designating #49197 or simply writing on your pledge card: Caroline Center, 900 Somerset Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Nancy B. Leahy Scholars Fund

Established in 2011 by John I. Leahy in memory of his wife, the fund is a generous expression of the longtime and ongoing commitment of the Leahy family to Caroline Center and to the center's Pharmacy Technician program. Generous gifts to the fund help provide partial and full scholarships to highly capable trainees wishing to pursue their education and career skills training at Caroline Center leading to certification and national certification as pharmacy technicians (PT, CPhT).

Patricia McLaughlin, SSND, Scholarship Award

Established in 2018 on the occasion of her retirement from Caroline Center, the award honors former executive director, "Sr. Pat," for her significant leadership contributions to workforce development in Baltimore and for her commitment to women, work, and Baltimore City. This award is presented annually to a trainee with an outstanding academic record and who embodies the enlightened and generous spirit as well as the exemplary qualities of SSND North American Foundress Mother Caroline Friess, SSND. 

Mother Caroline Friess, SSND, Legacy Giving Society

You can help create a stronger future for working women through gifts of annuities, bequests, or estate giving through the Mother Caroline Friess, SSND, Legacy Giving Society. Please contact Development Director Mike Jones for more information about how planned giving can become part of your generous support of Caroline Center.

Endowment Gifts

A generous and visionary gift from Mary Catherine Bunting made it possible for Caroline Center to establish an endowment fund in 2011. Today, a strong and vibrant endowment is keeping our education and career skills training program strong and is ensuring that Caroline Center will be able to serve capable and deserving women in Baltimore for many years to come. Please contact Development Director Mike Jones for more information about how you can help create brighter futures for women and positive change that lasts.  

For more information about giving to Caroline Center, please contact our Development Office at 410-563-1303 x31.