Support the League

The League depends on citizens like you to support our important work in providing resources on elections and government processes throughout the year. The world is more complicated and everyone is pressed for time, but League members are committed to increasing access and curating information to make participation in the democratic process easier for all.

There are four key ways that you can support the LWVHC financially, and we strongly encourage you to consider any and all that you can.

Voters Guides

There are two key ways to support the production of the Voters Guides, and the work of the League as a whole. You can donate as part of our funding drive, or buy an ad in the guide.

The guide reaches at least 40,000 Howard County Voters in the Primary Election and again in the General. Consider buying an ad and reaching this group.


You can donate directly to the LWVHC Education Fund, a 501(c)3. Donations to the Ed Fund, a charitable organization, are tax deductible. 


Seriously, join us! We truly want the membership of the LWVHC to reflect the population of Howard County. In this way, we increased the quality and thoroughness of the materials we produce and can do a far better job of reaching out to all members of the community. League members get regular updates on the progress of our work, can vote on leadership and new policy positions, and participate in social events and education sessions.


You can support the LWVHC through our fundraisers.

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrap Fundraiser
December 14 & 21, 2019

Do you enjoy wrapping gifts, socializing during the holidays, helping out while having fun or would like volunteer hours for school? Get into the holiday spirit by helping the League of Women Voters of Howard County raise money, for one of our best fundraisers of the year!

The LWVHC will again be participating in a gift wrapping event at Barnes & Noble. The League needs you! Volunteers are needed! Join the fun and bring a friend. League members and non-members alike will have the opportunity to sign up to wrap gifts on two Saturdays, December 14 (Ellicott City location, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm) and December 21, 2019 (Columbia Mall location, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm). We need all shifts filled. It's also fine if you would like to volunteer at both stores!

Please click on the appropriate link (or both!) to sign up to volunteer. The link will show you the open slots, and you know the good ones go quickly!

December 14, 2019

December 21, 2019

All that you need to bring is your enthusiasm and gift wrapping skills. Supplies will be provided.

Michelle Trotter, Fundraising Director


Fundraiser at Tino's Italian Bistro - March 31, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Howard will hold a fundraiser on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Tino’s Italian Bistro to support the League of Women Voters of Howard County Education Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit. For the full day of this event, 10% of the proceeds for the restaurant will be donated to the League of Women Voters of Howard County Education Fund. All proceeds includes all carry-out, delivery, dine in, wine sales, etc..., for the full day. The fundraiser will be held from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. at Tino’s Italian Bistro, 8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, MD 21045, 410-730-TINO (8466), Reservations encouraged.

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