How to help Maryland flash flood victims

Posted: 4:12 AM, May 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-31 11:01:21Z
How to help victims of Howard County flooding
How to help victims of Howard County flooding

Maryland communities are coming together after devastating flash floods ripped through parts of the state. 

Many have set up GoFundMe pages, or are hosting events at their businesses to raise money for relief efforts.

For information on restaurant relief:  GoFundMe pages for restaurants in Old Ellicott City damaged by the floods

Fundraising events:

Dedicated Funds:

  • The Ellicott City Partnership is 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.

If you want to volunteer your time, click here to see what you can do to help. 

County officials are warning people to only donate to verified websites to help people in Ellicott City. If you know about any other events or fundraisers going on, email us at

Click below to see more pictures from this devastating storm: