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Hogan administration announces $2.9 million federal surplus paid to Marylanders in need in Q1 2022

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Annapolis, MD – The Hogan Administration announced today that during the first quarter of 2022, the Federal Surplus Assets Division of the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) obtained and delivered $2,933,774.61 in Federal Surplus Assets to non-profit organizations such as public schools, municipal agencies, federally licensed organizations. 8(a) businesses and local communities.

“The Department of General Services continues to diligently provide Marylanians in need with items such as computers, toddler care items and office supplies,” Gov. Larry Hogan said. “Our administration looks forward to continuing to work with our federal partners to provide valuable resources to our citizens. »

Through this successful and unique partnership, DGS is able to transfer surplus computers, laptops, access points, surplus food, school supplies, heavy equipment, vehicles and other resources from the United States Federal General Service Administration’s Surplus Personal Property Donation Program to Marylanders in need. Thirty participating organizations across Maryland received much-needed resources in the first quarter of 2022.

“As the referral agency for the State of Maryland’s federal surplus, DGS is committed to connecting the citizens of Maryland to helpful government services and programs,” said DGS Secretary Ellington E. Churchill. , Jr. “Through the Federal Surplus Program, DGS has been honored to help families, businesses, schools, and communities in Maryland.

You can view the list of federal surplus administered by the Hogan administration through the first quarter of 2022 by going to https://dgs.maryland.gov/Documents/SurplusProperty/FederalSurplusDonationRecipients.pdf

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About the OMS: The Department of General Services is responsible for essential services and programs administered on behalf of the state, including the procurement of goods and services; design, construction, rental, management and maintenance of facilities; lead energy conservation efforts; administer the state capital grant program; and provide essential services such as fuel management, disposal of surplus assets and records management. The Maryland Capitol Police General Duty Department provides safety and security to state buildings.