A STAR! (Appalachian Service Through Action and Resources) in Western Maryland is a Maryland AmeriCorps program. A STAR! provides direct, substantive service programs that improve the literacy of school children, enhance the health care and living conditions of children and elderly people, help at-risk youth by offering after-school programs, improve shelter and support services for low-income families and preserve the environment for the Western Maryland communities. The A STAR! program is managed through a partnership with Frostburg State University located in Frostburg, Maryland, University of Maryland - Hagerstown, the Maryland Governor's Office of Service and Volunteerism, and the Corporation for National and Community Service. The A STAR! program is a regionally-based national service program spanning the four western most counties in Maryland.
To learn more about A STAR!, please contact Lisa Clark, A STAR! Western Maryland Director, at 301.697.3359.
Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County Partners with A STAR! AmeriCorps
A STAR! AmeriCorps Youth Academic Engagement Mentors Diamond Williams, Burck Street