Week of Action

United Way’s across Maine are excited to announce the very first United Week of Action from June 21 through June 25! Here in Eastern Maine, we will be hosting opportunities for volunteers to get involved in the community by assisting non-profits with indoor and outdoor projects, attending virtual trainings, and/or participating in a number of drives.

 

If you are an individual, a local business, non-profit, or group and would like to volunteer or host your own drive during the Week of Action click here

If you are a local non-profit that has a project that you would like to offer during the Week of Action click here

 

Kickoff Event

Come join us on Monday, June 21st at 10am (Location: Second Street Park, Bangor) for our United Week of Action Kickoff Event! We’ve partnered with The Together Place to host our first volunteer event of the week! Together we will…

  • Create a community vegetable garden
  • Build an esplanade flower gardens
  • and have a community & park cleanup

Sign up to volunteer and receive a free t-shirt and boxed lunch, courteous of our friends over at Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway!

Basic Needs DriveĀ 

June 24th from 10 am-4 pm

Reny’s Department Store – 157 High St, Ellsworth

Walmart – 900 Stillwater Ave, Bangor

 

Items being accepted:

  • New Underwear
  • Hooded Sweatshirts
  • Full-size Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Wash
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrush
  • Razors
  • Pads/Tampons
  • and more!

All items collected will go to the Emmaus Homeless Shelter in Ellsworth and the Hope House Health & Living Center in Bangor.

 

Blood Drive

June 25th from 9 am-2 pm (BY APPT ONLY)

Bangor Blood Donation Center – 900B Hammond St, Bangor

To sign up to donate go to redcrossblood.org and use code: UNITEDWAY

 

If you’re interested in learning about Week of Action events in other parts of the state click here

 

State-Wide Events:

 

Thank you to our sponsor, without you none of this could be possible!