Please join the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists for our 5th Annual #BABJHoliday Hangout.

This party with a purpose will be held Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. at 13.5% Wine Bar in Hampden. Here’s the address for your GPS, 1117 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211.

As always this is a chill cool chance to celebrate another GREAT year and “hangout” with your BABJ family while dining at one of Baltimore’s eclectic hot spots.

This year’s #BABJHoliday will also serve as a blanket drive for 2 Save Souls Records and Spirit 2 Spirit Ministries’ blanket drive. Please bring new or gently used CLEAN blankets to the party. These will be later distributed to Maryland homeless individuals.

If you have any questions please contact Nicki Mayo, BABJ President at

See you Dec 19th!

Our BABJ Holiday Hangout history:


2013 In 2013 we celebrated the beginning for BABJ at Silo .5% (View photo gallery here)

We also teamed up with Philanthropix to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. (View photo gallery here)

2014 – Our second #BABJholiday in 2014 BABJ collected gifts at Teavolve for the “It’s Kindertime” Toy Drive. (View photo gallery here)

2015 – We continued the season of giving tradition in 2015 with a coat and toy drive to benefit the Penn-North Kids Safe Zone in Sandtown. Several members also adopted 3 girls ages 8 and 11.
2016 – In 2016 we teamed up with Charm City Warmth Drive to help get winter protective gear to those weathering the winter on the streets. (View photos and video here)