7th Annual Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5k Run and Walk

Saturday, September 26, 2015 Lake Montebello, Baltimore

Join us for a fun, healthy, family-friendly and festive neighborhood celebration to support and highlight the successes of Marian House women moving from dependence to independence. Your participation helps raise vital funds for housing, food, clothing, education, life skills, employability training, counseling service and other necessary support services for homeless women and children.


Running or Walking the 5K – Online Registration is Currently CLOSED.
You may register in-person at one of our packet pick-up locations:
Thursday, September 24, Noon-7:00pm
Charm City Run, McHenry Row, Baltimore
Friday, September 25, Noon-7:00pm
Charm City Run, Timonium
Register at the race. Registration opens at 7:30am
  • Bringing the Family - Participate in the 1 Mile Family Fun Run!
  • Fundraising – By setting a personal 5K fundraising goal and encouraging your friends and family to support your efforts, you can assist us in reaching our 2015 5K Goal of $130,000 needed in order to provide services to our women and their children – Visit everydayhero to start fundraising for Marian House today and receive the 2015 Top Fundraiser Award!
  • Donating - Making a donation to support the Race to Embrace Independence
  • Establish a Team – Encourage your friends and family to join you in creating a team and Race to Embrace Independence together!
  • Become a Race Sponsor -Find out more by calling 410-467-4250 or emailing events@marianhouse.org.


Register Today5k Fundraise Today

Our Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report is Now Online!

View our Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report

Designed as a “THANK YOU” gift to all of our amazing supporters, this year’s report provides an opportunity to experience the Marian House journey as experienced by our women in the Marian House I Transitional Housing Program. We thank all of those who have invested in our women over the years. We hope you enjoy this year’s report!

To have a copy sent to you, contact advancement@marianhouse.org.

To invest in the women of Marian House this Holiday Season, please visit HERE. Thank you!

30 Women, 30 Stories - Issue Related Videos

Listen to the women and experts of “30 Women, 30 Stories” talk about addiction, incarceration, homelessness, mental illness, and trauma—issues faced by Marian House women and others like them as they move from dependence to independence.

30 Women, 30 Stories

30 Women, 30 Stories“30 Women, 30 Stories: Journeys of Recovery and Transformation”, in 2013 a book created on the occasion of our 30th anniversary. The book shares the inspirational tales of 30 Marian House alumnae who have overcome lives of addiction, incarceration, homelessness, mental illness, and trauma and have gone on to achieve happy and productive lives. Please visit our “30 Women, 30 Stories” page to hear audio stories told by these 30 courageous women.

"30 Women, 30 Stories" is a project of Marian House, made possible by grants from the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the TKF Foundation, and the David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation.