Adopt A Family

Springboard Community Services recruits donors for its 2021 Adopt-A-Family campaign

Springboard Community Services, formerly known as Family and Children’s Services, is welcoming donors to participate in its 2021 Adopt-A-Family campaign, which assists individuals and families in need to enjoy the Christmas season.

This Springboard holiday tradition strengthens our community bond by giving a gift to an individual or a family during the holiday season who are managing financial strain or unexpected crisis.

To participate, please follow these steps:

  • Review the Adopt-A-Family FAQ Sheet. (Below)
  • Complete the Donor Information Form below to participate. 

All Donor Information Forms must be received by November 22. The form below needs to be submitted before November 22. Gifts should be delivered to Springboard’s Baltimore office at 4623 Falls Road between Monday, December 6 through Friday, December 10 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

Background: Springboard Community Services, formerly Family and Children’s Services, is a nonprofit, non-governmental behavioral health and social services organization in Central Maryland. Our mission is to transform the lives of children and adults by building self-confidence, resilience, and hope. We provide counseling, psychiatric services, case management, and crisis intervention, regardless of ability to pay. Springboard is a 501c3 organization.

Questions? Please email cmerriken@scsmd.org or call (410) 366-1980 ext. 245

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FT Burden

Chief Executive Officer

F.T. was appointed Springboard Community Services as CEO in September of 2015 following a national search that yielded more than 200 candidates. Prior to joining SCS, he served for nearly 15 years as President & CEO of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc. / Empire Homes of Maryland. F.T.’s chief duties include leading fund and partnership development, cultivating the board of directors, and establishing the agency’s strategic direction and vision. A Florida native, F.T. enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending live music and dance performances.