Campaigns

Our Beloved Community

As you may know by now, The 6th Branch’s signature event occurs on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the momentum from that day of service carries us forward all year. This year’s day of service focused on rejuvenating Ambrose Kennedy Park in the Johnston Square community, our first...

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A Community in Baltimore gets a Big Hug

Is it possible to throw your arms around a neighborhood and give it a hug? Absolutely. It’s exactly what The 6th Branch is doing with Operation Oliver. Since July 2011, T6B has been revitalizing the Oliver Community. Where others saw vacant homes, poverty, and crime, The 6th Branch saw families, history, and hidden potential....

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Noah’s Skydiving Challenge

Our development director Noah Smock took on a challenge to raise $4,000 in 60 days to implement a rain barrel program in Oliver to save residents money in an eco-friendly way. Together, we reached our goal ahead of schedule! Stay tuned for video of Noah falling from the sky....

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Rain Barrels & Airplanes

Hey Friends – Let’s get some rain barrels for Oliver residents! In a recent conversation I held with a loyal T6B volunteer, I made mention of a new initiative we’re spear-heading in Oliver: To obtain and outfit 60 rain barrels for use in public spaces and resident homes. What are rain...

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Tony’s Tough Mudder

On April 28, 2013, one of our founders Tony Bonadio (pictured far right) raced in his first Tough Mudder to raise money for Operation Oliver. Although the event is over, you can still contribute and reap Bmore merchant rewards. Click here!...

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Holiday Trek for Bernard Harris Elementary

On Christmas Day, our Board Chairman Rich Blake embarked on a physically and mentally challenging adventure to raise money for Dr. Bernard Harris Elementary school in Oliver.  Oliver is a neighborhood in East Baltimore where The 6th Branch and many other partnering nonprofit organizations have been working toward complete revitalization from a...

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TriFreaks Kirkland Triathlon for Team Tillman

On September 30th 2012, The 6th Branch’s founder and current Board Chairman, Rich Blake, is competing in the TriFreaks Kirkland Triathlon in Kirkland, Washington.  His goal is to raise $1,500.00 for our close partner, the Pat Tillman Foundation.  Read below about Rich’s motivation to serve and to raise money for this outstanding organization, then...

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Operation Return to Duty

3200 Miles in 32 days.  In true Marine Corps (and Army) fashion Rich destroyed his expected pace and finished 3 days early.  He raised over $13,000 to be shared by The 6th Branch and Semper Fidelis Health and Wellness.  Thank you very much to all who donated, shared, coordinated, supported, and...

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Meg’s Labor of Love: 50 Miles for T6B

On 4.21.12, one of our loyal supporters Meg Harnett ran & WON the Labor of Love 50 Mile Ultramarathon in the Nevada desert to raise money for The 6th Branch. Find out more about Meg and her reasons for supporting The 6th Branch below! “I am Running this 50 mile race for...

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