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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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State of Maine – CDC Facts & Info (COVID-19)

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus which was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and has now been detected in other countries, including the United States. For some, the respiratory virus causes mild symptoms like the common cold or influenza (flu), for others it can cause severe […]

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Campaign Finale

We can’t wait to see you (and your team, family, or group) on Wednesday, February 26th from 5 to 7 PM at the LifeFlight Hanger at 189 Odlin Road (across from the Ground Round) in Bangor. (Snow date of Thursday, February 27th, same time, same location). A car (and other prizes) will be won! Awards […]

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NFL Experience Raffle

This NFL EXPERIENCE prize package was graciously donated by CES, Inc. of Brewer and we are absolutely stoked about the excitement this raffle is generating! Can you imagine winning (2) lower sideline tickets (Section 129, Row 31, Seats 7 and 8) to a Saturday night AFC East Divisional match-up right before Christmas, $100 spending cash […]

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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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