Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation
www.bannerneighborhoods.org 2900 East Fayette St, Baltimore MD 21224 (410)585-8810
Banner Neighborhoods is a nonprofit community-based organization that is a long-standing, steady friend to the entire Patterson Park Community. Banner provides support and assistance to senior citizens through its Home Maintenance Program. Other Banner programs include reading, art and sports clubs for local children.
Patterson Park Public Charter School
www.ppccs.org 27 N. Lakewood Ave., Baltimore MD 21224 (410) 558-1230
Patterson Park Public Charter School (PPPCS) was founded by the Patterson Park Neighborhood Association in 2005. PPPCS implements a thematic, hands-on curriculum to teach and develop the whole-child. PPPCS’s programs emphasize field trips, community service, and character development to help students make connections between classroom lessons and the world around them. The school is ranked among the top 15% of Baltimore City Public Schools based on Maryland School Assessment scores and maintains an attendance rate of 96%, which is among the best of Baltimore City. PPPCS serves students in grades pre-k to 8 and is located just north of Patterson Park.
The Friends of Patterson Park
www.pattersonpark.com 27 South Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore MD 21224
A nonprofit membership organization, The Friends of Patterson Park promotes stewardship, preservation, improvement and enjoyment of Patterson Park—the best backyard in Baltimore! The Friends helps to implement the Master Plan for the park by means of advocacy, fundraising, and coordination of park beautification, tree planting, and maintenance. In addition, the Friends and its partners organize and host fantastic events each year, including free outdoor concerts, children’s art programs, environmental education activities, and the spectacular Halloween lantern parade.
Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods
The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods works to ensure that the city government is an effective partner with communities in improving the quality of life in neighborhoods. By providing information, guidance and encouragement, the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods is a great friend of Patterson Park!