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Holiday Giving Drive

Oliver Phelps says "Donate to our Holiday Giving Drive"

Oliver Phelps, one of the famous Weasley brothers, joins SMCR in asking for your gift this holiday season. The pandemic has impacted the lives of so many with developmental differences in 2020. Help us continue to offer high quality virtual events at little to no cost my making a contribution today.

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Virtual Programs Going Strong!

Our Zoom events are going strong THREE times per week. JOIN US! Let us know if our current schedule doesn't work for you, or if you'd like to see us offer something else. Email Therese at therese.smcr@gmail.com.

Arts Night

Join us live for virtual arts classes ranging from cooking to dance!

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Growing in Faith Night

Join us to learn about faith and enjoy a related craft.

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Game Night

Join us for some virtual fun and games with friends!

Fridays at 6:30 p.m.

Let's get you signed up!

Click the button to get the Zoom link.

Thanks for the Halloween fun!

SMCR went virtual for some FUN and FUND-raising! We partnered with The Playful Parent and Texas Roadhouse for an "all-ages-welcome" Costume Photo Contest. Members joined us for an evening of Zoom which streamed live to Facebook! A great time was had by all.

Photos were entered into four "Peoples' Choice" categories of Cutest, Most Creative, Creepiest, and Best Resemblance. Prizes were also awarded for the "Judges' Choice" Best Overall category determined strictly by our panel of judges. Stay tuned for an announcement of the winners!

TAKE ME TO THE CONTEST

Click this button to see pictures of our 21 entries!

About Us

Our Mission

SMCR is a private non-profit organization that promotes the inclusion of persons with developmental differences into the life of our community. We advocate for individuals with special needs, to recognize the inherent dignity that is theirs because they are members of our one human family. We promote social, recreational and educational opportunities in which individuals with developmental differences can contribute their unique gifts and develop their potential.

Our Goal

SMCR provides its members with social, educational and recreational programs that go beyond inclusion to incorporate people with developmental differences into the life of the larger community. SMCR programs are designed to first prove the concept that persons with disabilities can succeed in challenging activities in new settings, such as a cooking class in a commercial kitchen or a movement class in a for-profit gym. Then each program offers the SMCR member the opportunity to grow from competence to community involvement.

Our Achievements

SMCR has a broad vision of how communities and persons with developmental differences can live, work, play and learn together. We implement that vision at the personal level, one person at a time, because each person's needs and dreams matter. We hope to continue to grow so that we may touch the lives of more people in our community.

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Our Opportunities

In order to achieve its goal of providing individuals with developmental differences a variety of social and recreational opportunities, Southern Maryland Community Resources offers many programs to its members at little-to-no cost through partnerships with businesses, schools, religious groups, and organizations in our local community.

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