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Super Saturday Free Tax Prep

Each year as part of our tax preparation services through the Eastern Maine CA$H Coalition we offer a Super Saturday Tax Free Tax Prep day. This year it will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 124 Eastport Hall on the UMA Bangor Campus (Maine Ave, Bangor.) You can either schedule an appointment online […]

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Car Winner Awarded

2018 United Way Campaign Car Awards to Marie Gallison of Corinna 2018 Volkswagen Jetta S Generously donated by Darling’s Auto Group The United Way of Eastern Maine and Darling’s presented Marie Gallison,78 of Corinna with a brand new car Monday morning. Gallison was chosen randomly as the winner amongst all donors of at least $5/week to […]

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We need your thoughts.

Hello Eastern Maine Community Member, We are looking for your help, and it will only take one minute! Please take this short survey to let us know your priorities within three critical areas of our community: Basic Needs Early Childhood Development Substance Use Disorder Your input will help our partners and us across Eastern Maine […]

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#ShareLove Challenge

This year, as part of our annual Day of Thanks, we want to invite the whole community to get involved and do something nice and thankful for a neighbor, a friend, a coworker, maybe even a total stranger. Every time you participate starting on Thursday, December 14th through Sunday, December 17 you’ll be entered to […]

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Want to make lasting change in Eastern Maine? Here’s how!

When it comes to investing in your community, there are a number of ways to get involved VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME Through our online database we match volunteers to meaningful opportunities every day.  We encourage adults to serve, youth to build character, families to bond, young professionals to excel as leaders, mature adults to stay engaged, […]

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Paint & Sip for United Way

Learn to paint with Josie Porter AND support the United Way of Eastern Maine! When: Saturday, December 9 at 6 PM – 8 PM Where: Specialty Sweets Downtown, 31 Main Street, Bangor, Maine 04401 Bring your own beverage and we will do the rest! On top of all the supplies you need to create a […]

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Volunteer Fair

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities in the Bangor Region? Join us on November 15 and 16th from 1 to 5 PM each day at Beal College in Bangor for a volunteer fair. There will be nonprofits there from all over the region looking for folks just like you! Organizations participating include: Beacon Hospice Big Brothers Big […]

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Fill the Bus

Join us this Saturday, August 12th from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Bangor Walmart, 900 Stillwater Ave, Bangor. We will be collecting donations of school supplies to Fill a Bus for local kids in need. Items to be purchased and dropped off include: Backpacks Large binders Notebook paper Pens, pencils and erasers Pencil […]

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United Way announces over $880,000 of program funding for health and human services

United Way of Eastern Maine announces $880,000 of community funding more than 55 local health and human service programs. This community investment was made possible by the generosity of over 4,300 individuals who designated their donation to United Way’s Community Fund during the 2016 campaign. That’s a 12% increase over funding from 2015 due to […]

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Volunteers needed to award over $800,000 in Eastern Maine!

United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) is recruiting 80 + volunteers to help us make  grant awards for our upcoming funding cycle supporting health and human service programs in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo and Washington counties.  Every two years UWEM launches a competitive funding application that is open to non-profit health and human service organizations […]

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