Ways to Help Ellicott City
Old Ellicott City has a long history of strength, growth and resilience. Many generations of entrepreneurs have called Main Street home and the hope of many is that the tradition will continue. The businesses and residents affected by the flooding on May 27,2018 need all the help they can get. Donations, moral support and positive thoughts can be used immediately. Information on the recovery process and ways to help can find below.
The Community Foundation of Howard County is helping address needs in the aftermath of a disaster or tragedy within Howard County. Using several factors to decide when to activate the fund, including the severity of the incident, impact on the community, the needs of residents and businesses, and the availability of resources. Click here for more information.
The Ellicott City Partnership is currently accepting financial donations that will be used to assist merchants and residents with flood recovery.Click here for more information.
Preservation Maryland has set up an emergency flood recovery fund to aid in the repair and restoration of the City’s historic Main Street community and storefronts.
Re-CREATE: Ellicott City Artist Relief Fund
Find more information online at https://www.howardcountymd.gov/disasterrecoveryvolunteer
Find more information at https://www.visithowardcounty.com/employmentopportunities/
Donate supplies to CAC Howard County Food Bank: CAC-HC.org and 410-313-6185
Mailing contributions to the Howard County Arts Council, Attn: EC: Artist Relief Fund, 8510 High Ridge Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043.
Fundraisers & Events
IMPORTANT ELLICOTT CITY UPDATE:Beginning Sunday morning, June 17, parking lot “D” will be reopened to the public to accommodate the employees and patrons of businesses located near, but outside, the restricted access zone established following the May 27 flood. The reopening of lot “D” will provide approximately 150 spaces for public use while Public Works recovery operations continue. Access to and from lot “D” will be ONLY from Roussey Lane via Old Columbia Pike. There will be NO MAIN STREET ACCESS from lot “D.” Hamilton Street will remain closed to traffic while repairs continue.
Manor Hill Tavern
Clayground Studio & Gallery
Syriana Cafe & Gallery
The Wine Bin
La Palapa Grill & Cantina
Judge's Bench Pub
Sweet Elizabeth Jane
Matcha Time Cafe
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum
Main Street Oriental Rugs (Temporary Location in Greater Ellicott City)
Main Street Ballroom
Attic Antiques N Things
Ballet Conservatoire XIV
Ghost Town Tattoo
Hi Ho Silver
Mat About You Gallery
Oriental Art Collection
Ohh LaLa Salon
Pam Long Photography
Sweet Cascades Chocolatier
The Trolley Stop
If you are aware of additional Businesses & Fundraisers, please email:
If you have specific questions, you can call 410-313-2900.
All media inquiries should be sent to ECFloodRecovery@howardcountymd.gov or call 410-313-3600.
Photo Credit: Scott Kramer