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October 05, 2014
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Affluent Suburb Struggles to Make Residents See Need for Local Giving

Nicole Munchel/Baltimore Sun

Residents of Columbia, Md., often don't see poverty and other social needs because of the area’s placid and prosperous appearance, says Beverly White-Seals, of the Community Foundation of Howard County.

This article was updated on January 13, 2015. See our editor’s note.

Residents of Howard County, Md., are used to superlatives.

The 300,000 people who live in this diverse suburban county between the Baltimore and Washington beltways enjoy the...

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