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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 working hard 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, […]

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COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND for Eastern Maine

What we’ve funded so far Our current list of donors Bangor Savings Bank has underwritten this fund so that 100% of all donations can go directly to the community. For more information and resources please go to our COVID-19 Response page. Please donate today. ANY amount will help folks right here in Eastern Maine immensely. […]

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Up-To-Date Information & Resources

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) and 211 Maine have announced a new option for Mainers to get answers to questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at any time. This service is available by dialing 211 (or 1-866-811-5695) or texting your ZIP code to 898-211. 211 Maine is a free, confidential […]

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