Birthday Angels Needed!


This is a special group of “Secret Angel Volunteers” who work to put a smile on the faces of Charlestown residents on their birthdays and has been a tradition at Charlestown for over 35 years!

If interested, please contact Rose Sands in Community Resources at 410-737-8838, ext. 601-8172.


birthday card w/ envelope

Photo Credit:
Dawn Hudson


Photo Credit: maciej326

Delivery Angels for Brookside, Herbert’s Run, Charlestown Square and Courtyard Crossing:
 Blow up a balloon (using balloon pump add ribbon.
 “Secretly” post the pre-made card on residents’ door(s) the night before their birthdays.
 Supplies are provided (cards, balloons, ribbons, list of residents’ birthday for the month and a balloon pump).

District Coordinator for Brookside and Herbert’s Run:
 This volunteer co-chair works with Community Resources and oversees the Delivery Angels for Brookside and Herbert’s Run.
 Obtain Monthly Birthday List from Community Resources
 Distribute lists to their respective Birthday Delivery Angels monthly (via cubbies).
 Oversee the distribution of supplies (listed above) which are stored in the Cross Creek Creative Arts Studios to the Delivery Angels when their supplies run low.*
* Community Resources is responsible for ordering supplies.
* District Coordinators are responsible for notifying Community Resources of their supply needs.

Announcing the Birthday Angels New Birthday Card Cover Art Contest

birthday card with envelope

The Birthday Angels are hosting a contest to create 2 new birthday card cover art designs in celebration of Charlestown’s 35th Anniversary.

The following guidelines are to be considered for each entry:

~ Designs may be submitted in an 8 ½ x 11 format but must be capable of being reduced to
4 ¼ x 5 ½.
~ Designs must be rendered for coloring so the Birthday Angel colorers can hand color each card (B&W artwork simply designed).
~ All designs are to be submitted to the Brookside Community Resources Office on or before Friday, August 31. Please submit your entry with your name, apartment number, phone number and/or email address included.
~ For additional information, please contact Mary Evans, Community Resources Manager
(410-737-8838, ext. 601.8558)
~ Prizes will be awarded to the top two designs.