Hogan Administration Announces $1 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 4th Quarter 2018
Department of General Services Works with Federal Program to Secure $12.1M Surplus Resources for the Year
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the third quarter of 2018, the Maryland Department of General Services (General Services), which is the agency of record in the State of Maryland for the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program, secured and delivered more than one million dollars in federal surplus property to Marylanders in need, public schools, non-profit organizations, municipal agencies, federally certified 8(a) firms, and local communities.
“Our department is committed to building an active network that connects Maryland citizens and nonprofits in a beneficial way to government services and programs,” said General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr. “By being proactive and actively connecting with our federal partners, General Services is able to bring valuable resources directly to Maryland communities and businesses.”
The following is a list of the federal surplus property that was secured by the Hogan administration during the fourth quarter of 2018 from federal agencies, including the General Services Administration (GSA), and then delivered throughout the state between October and December of the year 2018:
Training and Education Organizations
- Allegany County Public Schools (135 laptops and laptop bags)
- The Associated Builders & Contractors Inc., Cumberland Chapter (iPads)
- Safe Alternative Foundation for Education Inc. (150 Dell desktop computers)
Federal Property Transfers that included office furniture, computer equipment, and other surplus property were delivered to the following nonprofit organizations, federally certified 8(a) businesses, and local agencies, including a volunteer fire department and providers of services to the homeless, during the fourth quarter of 2018:
- A Wider Circle/Anne Arundel County Food Bank (furniture, TVs, and appliances to furnish homes for homeless veterans in Washington, D.C.)
- Glen Echo Fire Department (mics, speakers, three audio amplifiers)
- JASINT Consulting and Technologies, LLC (six server racks)
- Organization of Hope/Bridging Hope (various pieces of furniture)
- City of Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks (150 Dell desktop computers)
- Maryland Department of General Services (various pieces of furniture)
This calendar year to date, General Services has distributed over $12.1 million in federal surplus materials to Marylanders.
About DGS: The Department of General Services is responsible for essential services and programs administered on behalf of the state, including procuring goods and services; designing, building, leasing, managing and maintaining facilities; leading energy conservation efforts; and providing essential services such as fuel management, disposition of surplus property and records management. The Department of General Services Maryland Capitol Police maintains safety and security at state buildings.