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Providing an array of
individualized supports to
persons with developmental
disabilities since 1954.

Friends Aware, Inc.
1601 Holland Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: 301-722-7268
Fax: 301-724-8965
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  Ox Roast   Hooley Plunge  

The Annual Ox Roast, sponsored by Friends Aware each June, raises funds to support the Friends Aware community. Delicious food, great entertainment and lots of prizes make this annual event a success.

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The Hooley Plunge is held annually in March to raise funds for Special Olympics of Allegany County and other local programs for the developmentally disabled. Friends Aware is one of the recipients of this event.

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  Band Blitz   Train Pull  

The Annual Band Blitz has become a much anticipated spring event, featuring some of the area’s finest musicians. It raises awareness and financial support for individuals with disabilities in our community.

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The Allegany County Train Pull for Charities, held in early fall, raises funds for Special Olympics, Friends Aware and other local charities. Teams compete to pull the 250-ton “Mountain Thunder” steam engine.

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  Social Committee Events  

The Friends Aware Social Committee organizes a number of enjoyable events for the Friends Aware community, including a Spring Fling Dance, Summer Family Picnic, Halloween Costume Party and more. The committee also helps the agency with the purchase of various items and services.

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