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Causes: Human Services, Philanthropy, Senior Centers, Seniors, Transportation Assistance, Voluntarism Promotion

Mission: Neighbor Ride enhances the health and quality of life for Howard County's seniors by providing affordable, volunteer-based supplemental transportation.

Results: The demand for Neighbor Ride's senior transportation service is at all-time highs, with volunteers providing an average of 1,400 trips per month.

Target demographics: Seniors, age 60 and over

Direct beneficiaries per year: 443seniors - helping them stay healthy and connected to the people and activities that add meaning and quality to their lives

Geographic areas served: Volunteer-driven transportation is provided for Howard County seniors to destinations in a 900-square mile area.

Programs: Our team of 350 volunteers coordinate and provide rides for local seniors, helping them remain active, independent and connected to the community

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Rating: 5

Neighbor Ride has become an essential part of our community. Their volunteers are so giving; and the transportation service they provide has completely changed the face of aging in Howard County. Despite no longer being able to drive themselves, older adults are able to get to their doctor appointments, shop, visit with friends, attend church services and do all the other things that bring them joy and fulfillment.