The theme for this year’s Fund-a-Thon is “One Call.”
What is the long-term vision for this campaign, how will the “One Call” model for abortion funding work, and why does it matter?
We asked some of our Board members – Jaylynn, Vira, and Liz – to help explain.Read more
Frankly, no list of recommendations would be complete without Schitt’s Creek. This show captured our hearts and made us laugh uncontrollably. Then it opened the flood gates and we realized we had a lot more recommendations to share. Here are a few more suggestions from our amazing volunteers and board members to share with you.Read more
This past year, many of us consumed a LOT of various media. Some of it was to escape, some to learn and dig deeper into important issues. Here are some of the things BAF volunteers are listening to, reading, and watching.
(If you're in Baltimore City, Enoch Pratt Free Library is offering Sidewalk Service, but if any of these recommendations persuade you to make a new purchase, don’t forget to support local independent bookstores, like Red Emma's, Atomic, and Greedy Reads, to name a few.)
Okay, let's dig in...Read more
A Message from Jaylynn Johnstone, Board President, Baltimore Abortion Fund
December is when we traditionally hold the Baltimore Abortion Fund Annual Holiday Party, where the BAF community connects with one another and celebrates the year’s accomplishments. It’s a wonderful opportunity for supporters like you to meet the passionate volunteers who help keep BAF running day-to-day. Our holiday party is an especially meaningful event for me because it was the first BAF event I attended in December 2016. I hadn’t been living in Baltimore very long at that point, but, like many of you I was a monthly donor, and I went to show my support.
I wouldn’t have ever imagined that as a trans non-binary Filipino kid from Alaska that I would one day have the honor to serve as the Board President for BAF. I saw Spencer, the first BAF Board President, make a public address at that holiday party in 2016. In keeping with the tradition, I’m making a public President’s address this year, just in a virtual way.Read more