Stories

Station Stories Chili Edition: Christie Walsh-Myers – SSC Event Chair & Current Board Member

Why do you support The Baltimore Station? As a city resident, it’s important for me to give back in my own community and there’s no better place than The Baltimore Station.  TBS focuses on Veterans and a runs a program with unrivaled efficacy, but with a small and accessible feel from a volunteer / Board perspective. Why is Stars, Stripes & Chow an important event to The Baltimore Station? It’s a wonderful way to support ...

Station Stories Chili Edition: Finny Dorsch – KA Chapter at Washington College

Why do you support The Baltimore Station and how did you find out about the organization? One of our brothers found out about more about the organization by doing research on it during a class that he took studying non-profits and how they function differently from normal, for-profit corporations. More was learned when he discovered that his mother would soon become the treasurer for the organization and shed light that we could participate in Stars, ...

Station Stories: Kelly Kalatucka – Quality Initiatives Coordinator

What’s your favorite part of working at The Baltimore Station? The community. Sometimes I feel like I have 140 uncles. What is it you do at The Station? I think I take the pulse of The Station’s services – getting feedback from residents and staff to set standards and figure out what’s working and what needs a little modification. It’s a lot of charts. Do you have a favorite memory from working at The Station? ...

Station Stories: Shelby Smith – Kitchen Services Staff

When did you start working at The Station and why? I started working at The Station in May 2016. I needed a second job to supplement my income but I also love to help people and make them smile. What’s your favorite part at working at The Baltimore Station? My favorite part of working here is getting to try out new recipes and see the guys try things for the first time and actually enjoy ...

Station Stories: Brad Fox – Fortego Volunteer

How did you learn about The Baltimore Station? I learned about all the great work of the Baltimore Station and the men who reside there through working with Fortego LLC and their nights going to the Station to have dinner with the guys and swapping military stories and learning of their time in their respective service. Why does your company volunteer at The Station? Simply put! Its the greatest time spent with those who live ...

Station Stories: Jen Dorsch – Current Board Member

Why do you volunteer and/or serve on the BOD? I grew up in the military. My Father was active duty US Navy for more than 30 years. I saw him working with his men through their trials and tribulations first hand. This left a permanent impression on me. When I saw the way The Baltimore Station helped veterans and the lasting changes they had on their lives, I was in. What do you enjoy most ...

Station Stories: Sharon Smith

Why do you volunteer and/or serve on the BOD? Several years ago a friend invited me and several other members of the clergy to share lunch, a talk and a tour at Baltimore Station. Before that, I knew nothing about it. On that first day I came, I saw, I “got it!” I knew that their needs and my congregation’s talents and interests were a match. We began by cooking and serving dinner. But, by ...

Station Stories: Michael Fannon

When did you start working at The Station and why? I started working at the Station in January of 2016 after many years volunteering here with the Church of the Nativity. I saw it as opportunity to be involved in a different way that would hopefully have a greater impact for the men and the program. What’s your favorite part at working at The Baltimore Station? The opportunity to work with a group of dedicated ...

Station Stories: ACell Volunteers

How did you learn about The Baltimore Station? Website/Research Why does your company volunteer at The Station? ACell is a healthcare company with products for treatment of wounds, burns and surgical repair. In our credo, we state that our first responsibility is to our patients. This responsibility also extends to our community. Baltimore Station provides us an opportunity to assist in those in need and also honor veterans who have represented our country in defense. ...