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Professionals and Volunteers that want to make a difference for the growing population of troubled youth that reside in Harford County, Maryland.

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The Close Foundation helps "close the gap" between need and existing resources by raising and distributing funds to give Harford County's troubled youth hope for their future.

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We have sold out of tickets to our Close to the Country Event!! Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors and supporters!

See you at the Hollow!


Save the Date for the “Close” to the Country Event at Stone Ridge Hollow

WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

WHERE: 914 Walters Mill Road, Forest Hill MD 21050

WHY: The Albert P. Close Foundation raises and distributes funds to organizations that directly impact and influence our county’s at-risk youth. In 2021, the Close Foundation granted a total of $38,970 to Inner County Outreach, Arrow Child & Family Ministries, Maryland FBLA -PBL Foundation, The EPICENTER, and The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation.


The Close Foundation is honored to continue its partnership with Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation supporting both the “Hold Them Close” Program and the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center.

The “Hold Them Close” Program supports local at-risk mothers and substance exposed newborns at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

The Klein Family Harford Crisis Center, the area’s first integrated system of behavioral health care addressing both mental health and addiction, is serving more of Harford County’s youth than ever before.

Pictured below members of the Close Foundation’s Board of Directors present Ken Ferrara, Vice President and Executive Director of Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, with $22,500 in grant monies.

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The Albert P. Close Foundation
c/o Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra
139 N. Main Street, Suite 201
Bel Air, Maryland 21014