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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 8th, 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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Day of Caring 2018

Friday, October 12 from 9 AM to 2 PM We’re very happy to report that while we are in great shape for volunteers for our Day of Caring on Friday* what we could use help with is donations for supplies including gardening and painting supplies. If you’d be willing to donate every little bit helps! You can make […]

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Fill the Van (with Food!)

Stop by Sam’s Club in Bangor on Friday, May 25th from 10 AM to 4 PM as you’re stocking up for the long weekend and help us fill this van with food for your neighbors, coworkers and friends who aren’t quite as fortunate. All food donations will go to the Good Shepherd Food Bank. The […]

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Paint and Sip for United Way 

Friday, May 18th from 6 – 8 PM at the The Upper Room at Specialty Sweets Downtown 31 Main St., Bangor, Maine Learn to paint with Josie! Bring your own beverage and we will do the rest! Decadant chocolates will be provided too! Cost is $30 per person. ***** $8 of every ticket will be donated […]

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Planned Giving Lunch and Learn

Thursday, May 17th from 11:30 AM – 1 PM at the First National Bank, 145 Exchange Street, Bangor (2nd floor community room) Lunch will be provided! Speakers include: Jennifer Eastman, Rudman Winchell Nazrin Dixon & Gary Stone, First Advisors Dr. Frank Bragg & Hannah Young, Bangor Public Library Kathy Wadleigh & Sarah McPartland-Good, UMaine Foundation […]

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Best of the North Festival Winners

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for the first ever Best of the North Festival! The winners of the food portion of the event? People’s Choice: Husson Dining Services Best Use of Spice: Husson Dining Services Most Creative: Bar Har-B-Q Best Use of Maine Ingredients: Dysarts Best Wing Inspired: Oriental Jade Best Traditional Buffalo: […]

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Day of Caring

United Way of Eastern Maine is excited to invite you to partner with us on Friday, May 11th, for our annual Day of Caring! This community-wide, one day volunteering event matches groups of volunteers with one-time service projects at area nonprofit organizations. The projects include both indoor and outdoor activities such as painting, gardening, reorganizing, […]

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