On the Canton waterfront, Monday through Thursday evening, employees from national and regional businesses, non-profits, educational and medical institutions step away from their office and into 20-foot Dragon Boat canoes to train for the 11th Biennial Dragon Boat Races scheduled for Saturday, September 8 at the Inner Harbor. All teams are participating to paddle out poverty and support specific Catholic Charities’ programs. The following is a list of the teams and their partner programs:

Platinum sponsors
BGE: My Sister’s Place Women’s Center
Harkins Builders, Inc.: Villa Maria School

Gold sponsors
Allegis Group: Sarah’s House
Hamel Builders: Center for Family Services
Johns Hopkins Health Care (2): Our Daily Bread Employment Center
KPMG, LLP: Head Start of Baltimore City
M&T Bank: Weinberg Housing and Resource Center
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.: Family Stability Program

Team Sponsors
Bank of America: Christopher Place Employment Academy
Brown Advisory: Esperanza Center
CohnReznick: Sarah’s House Childcare
DAP Products Inc.: Esperanza Center Medical Floor
Erickson Living: St. Ann Adult Day Services
Heritage Financial: St. Elizabeth’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Legg Mason Global Asset Management: Hosanna House
Oath: A Verizon Company: Lansdowne Therapeutic After-School Program
PayPal: Anna’s House
PNC Bank: Head Start & Early Head Start (Carroll & Harford Counties)
T. Rowe Price: St. Vincent’s Villa
Transamerica: My Sister’s Place Lodge
Wells Fargo: Head Start of Baltimore City
The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Project Fresh Start
Archdiocese of Baltimore: Gallagher Services
Catholic Charities: Catholic Charities
Catholic Relief Services: Holden Hall
St. John the Evangelist School (Severna Park): De Paul House