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Maine United COVID-19 Relief Fund

Working together, NEWS CENTER Maine and the nine United Ways of Maine have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to support community needs resulting from the impact of measures taken to stop the spread of this disease. Donate today at: https://bit.ly/MaineUnited FAQs

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Mask Up for ME – Community Health Leadership Board

Mask Up for ME allows everyone in our community to show off their generosity and care for others by wearing a face covering in public places. Mask Up for ME also gives people a place to donate homemade cloth face coverings to supply those who are without. Local residents who need face coverings and can’t supply […]

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Maine United

Quick Links: Donation page for credit or debit card donations Check form for check donations Fundraising thermometer see how we’re doing (this is just internal) Video tutorial (8 minutes long) Volunteer list (to remind you when you sign up) Maine United Volunteer Phone Script “Good (Morning, Afternoon, Evening), This is [__________] for Maine United.  How […]

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Masks and Other PPE

There is a huge need for masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE). Here’s the list of folks we know of and their needs. If you are a nonprofit organization in need of masks, PPE, or other urgent items please fill out this form. Recognizing the efforts of many who’ve been hard-at-work sewing face masks, […]

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Items Needed in the Community

We have been hearing from our partners that they need donations of items. The full list is below. IF you are nonprofit who has an urgent need for donated items please feel out this form. Board Games — OHI is in need of Board Games to keep their residents busy and active: Call 848-5804 between […]

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Letter to the Community for UWEM Board Members

Please read this letter to the community from: Helen McKinnion, RN – UWEM Board Chair Deb Sanford, RN – UWEM Campaign Chair March 14, 2020 Friends, We are writing to you today both as 30+ year health care veterans and board members of the United Way of Eastern Maine. As the news about the 2019 […]

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Letter from our President & CEO

As the news about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) unfolds hour by hour we are all looking for ways that we can support our community. United Way of Eastern Maine has been assessing our role and what it should be in response to this rapidly evolving situation.  Given our focus on meeting immediate community needs […]

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Information and Application for Non-Profits

Given the evolving nature of this situation, the fund will be designed to be flexible and to get proceeds to organizations serving those in need in the weeks ahead with minimal bureaucracy and the appropriate sense of urgency. United Way will look to a broad network of direct service organizations, as well as 211 Maine […]

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Support Your Community

Direct people to 211. 211 Maine is working on the front lines of the pandemic. Expert 211 specialists provide real-time information on social services and other resources to those in need. If you know someone who is struggling, or just looking for a source of reliable information, tell them to dial 211 (or 1-866-811-5695) or […]

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COVID-19 Response Information

The United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) and our partners are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic to meet the short term, immediate needs, of individuals and families that will be impacted by COVID-19 as well as the long term impacts that have yet to be seen. UWEM recognizes the potential for economic impact, unpaid […]

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