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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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School Supply Drive

While our Fill the Bus event has passed if you’d like to either run a drive or drop off school supplies to our office (700 Main St, Suite 1, Bangor) we’d love to hear from you! Items to be purchased and dropped off include: Backpacks Large binders Notebook paper Pens, pencils and erasers Pencil sharpeners […]

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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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Eastern Maine Volunteer Coordinators Peer to Peer Network

We are pleased to announce the relaunch of the Eastern Maine Volunteer Coordinators Peer to Peer Network!   Does your organization depend upon volunteers?  Do you recruit, train, manage, or evaluate volunteers? Are you looking for new ideas, support, and professional development opportunities around volunteer management?  If so, please join us!   Wednesday, September 21, […]

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Campaign Celebration Recap

We are so excited to share the results of our campaign celebration! Each year we come together as a community celebrate our success and this year was no different. We give away amazing incentive prizes… the winners are announced here. AND We give out awards to outstanding campaigns and individuals! The criteria we use for […]

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Wingfest 2017 was a HUGE Success!

Winners of the first Wingfest Maine… HUSSON UNIVERSITY Dining Services! (L to R Shawn Stemp, Nick Andrei, David Schultz, Bob Sedgwick,and Chenoa Greenwood) THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for the first ever Wingfest Maine! We were joined by over 1,200 wing lovers and together raised nearly to $20,000 to help folks in Eastern Maine.  Through our initiatives and […]

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Roses for Mother’s Day

The rose sale is complete. If you ordered roses they can be picked up on Friday, May 10th from 12 to 4:30 PM at United Way of Eastern Maine (700 Main Street, Suite 1, Bangor.) This fundraiser is brought to you by our friends at UPS.  Here is a photo of the actual roses and […]

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