Starboard Society is a Maryland non-profit … read more
Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is run entirely by volunteers. Starboard Society assists Maryland families who work and have fallen on hard times financially through no fault of their own. We provide short-term financial assistance and resources to these families enabling them to overcome these hurdles and continue to work towards a better quality of life for them and their families.
As much as we as a society are made aware of others in need, it is sometimes hard to imagine that these people are closer to us than we think. In November 2011, two friends - Cindy Atkinson and Shawn Dippel - were disheartened to hear that someone they both knew was going through an extremely difficult time. Cindy and Shawn decided that they would each try to get 10 friends to donate $10 to help … read more
Starboard Society needs more than just funds to carry out our mission to provide short-term, high-impact assistance to working Maryland families in … read more