Boys Hope, Girls Hope of Baltimore has been operating from the second floor of Slavie Bank since 2007, as Parkville Patch outlined in this January story.
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Boys Hope, Girls Hope of Baltimore has been operating from the second floor of Slavie Bank since 2007.
For 16 Baltimore metro scholars, an Overlea-area nonprofit represents hope. Boys Hope, Girls Hope of Baltimore was founded over a decade ago in Highlandtown, but in 2007 they made the move into the East Rosemont community where they serve 16 "academically-talented youth"—eight boys and eight girls—who come from "difficult living situations." Jennifer Meyerhoff, a spokeswoman for the organization, describes it as a long-term residential program; Boys Hope, Girls Hope serves kids from the time they enroll, sometimes at just 11 or 12 years old, until they graduate high school and head to college. "The idea is that we can give these kids who really have something special inside of them—you've got a kid who unbeknownst to the school they’re …