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Fall Day of Caring 2019

Join us for our annual Fall Day of Caring on Friday, October 4th, from 10am-2pm! This is a fantastic opportunity to do good in your community by helping to complete a project that serves people in need. This year, we have three exciting volunteer projects in three different counties, and we’d love to have you […]

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Campaign BBQ

We’re THRILLED to have you joining us for our United Way Campaign Kickoff TODAY at Hollywood Casino (500 Main Street, Bangor) from 4 to 7 PM. This is a drop in event with a brief program starting around 5:30 PM. Unfortunately, though it’s beautiful out now, the weather forecast for this evening is 100% chance […]

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Wingfest Maine is BACK!

The LARGEST wing sampling extravaganza in Maine is back! Thursday, May 30 from 5 to 8 PM at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. With 25+ wing vendors and your chance to vote for the best wing in the land you won’t want to miss it! Tickets are on sale now — $25 per […]

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Funding Review Volunteer Guide

Training Recording of the online training (just 15 minutes long!) Documents Reviewer Questions and Instructions ANDAR tutorial document Deadline for review: Friday, March 29, 2019 at 4:30 PM If you have any questions or concerns about the technology please reach out to grants@unitedwayem.org. All other questions please send to Jesse Moriarity at jessem@unitedwayem.org.

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Grant Review Volunteers Guide

Online training:  Recording of application overview training (12 minutes) Recording of document explaination and technology training (15 minutes) Documents: Grant Reviewer Training: Powerpoint from Grant Reviewer training Funding Philosophy and Guiding Principles Volunteer App Review Questions: These are the 20 questions you will be answering for each application you review Online Application Review User Guide: This […]

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Campaign Finale

Come celebrate with us!  Please join us at Darling’s Ford, VW, Audi on Wednesday, February 6th* from 5-7pm. We’ll be celebrating businesses and non-profits alike who work so hard to ensure the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community we serve. We’ll hand out awards to all the folks that have […]

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Tax Prep Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer to prepare tax returns in person or online! No experience needed. Receive specialized training to become an IRS certified tax preparer. Looking for a different way to get involved? We have a variety of volunteer positions available. The Eastern Maine CA$H Coalition helps low- to middle-income families prepare their taxes and access financial literacy […]

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Authentic Communication

A Nonviolent Communication Workshop Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 from 1 pm – 5 pm Hutchinson Center, Belfast The team at United Way of Eastern Maine values opportunities for both personal and professional development, and relishes the opportunity to share valuable information like this with the community we so proudly serve.  We are pleased to present […]

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Volunteers needed – Can you help?

Volunteers Needed to Award $800,000 in Grant Funding! United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) is recruiting approximately 80 community volunteers to review grant applications for our upcoming funding cycle. UWEM applications are accepted from non-profit programs that align with our community investment goals throughout Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo and Washington counties. UWEM relies on volunteer […]

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Strengthening Communities Through Leadership w/ Chris Trout

Thursday, November 1 from 9 AM to 4 PM Eastern Maine Community College, Rangeley Hall, 268 Sylvan Rd, Bangor, ME “Strengthening Communities through Leadership” is a full day workshop hosted by United Way of Eastern Maine as part of their Opportunity 2028 Initiative. The goal of this session is to support strengthening the leadership capacity […]

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