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. 

Dedicated Funds

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Find more information online at https://www.howardcountymd.gov/disasterrecoveryvolunteer

Employment Opportunities

Find more information at https://www.visithowardcounty.com/employmentopportunities/

Relief Supplies

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



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Manor Hill Tavern 
Clayground Studio & Gallery
Linwood Boutique
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 
Taylor's Collective 
Antique Depo
Classic Interior 
Pure Wine 
Artists' Gallery
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
Envy Salon 
Sweet Cascades Chocolatier 
The Trolley Stop

Ellicott Mills Brewing Company


Old Ellicott City Map 

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