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About Seeds 4 Success

Seeds 4 Success grew out of neighbors’ concerns about escalating crime in nearby public housing communities and the well-being of children living there. With a $500 check from the local civic association, seven women started a girls club. Right from the start, girls asked for homework help. The women soon came to understand the many challenges facing children growing up in poverty.

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Our Programs


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Eastport Girls Club

Girls in grades 3–8 living in an Annapolis low-income or public housing community. Girls typically begin in 3rd or 4th grade after completion of the application process.

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Academic And Career Exploration Club

Eastport Girls Club (EGC) graduates in grades 9–12. S4S provides college & career exploration and prep, along with academic counseling, mentoring, and service learning opportunities.

Eastport Boys Club

Boys in grades 3–8 living in low-income housing. This program is after school at the Eastport Community Center. Completion of the application must be done first for consideration.

Parent Workshops

Parent Workshops use research-based strategies to bring families together with a positive focus, offers parent education in a non-threatening manner, provides incentives, and breaks down change into concrete, manageable steps.

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Recent Blog Posts

Former Principal Lynne Evans Honored at Cocktails for a Cause

As a partner and supporter of I Am A Reader, a Seeds 4 Success reading program for 1st and 2nd grade boys who were reading...

From Najiba Hlemi, Executive Director

"Hello Seeds family! I am completely thrilled to be your new Executive Director and part of the Seeds 4 Success family. The great mission of...

Explore Our New Website

Seeds 4 Success just launched our new website. Many thanks to the O'Neill Foundation for their generous grant that provided the funds for this exciting...

Co-Founder and Past-President Helena Hunter Receives Seeds 4 Success Helping Hand Award

Last night at our 6th Annual Cocktails for a Cause, we presented our Helping Hands Award to Helena Hunter. This award is given to people...