• Volunteers from USI Insurance dig in to spruce up the landscape at Paul Hazelton House I and II.

    Volunteer Gardeners

    Volunteers from USI Insurance dig in to spruce up the landscape at Paul Hazelton House I and II.
  • Residents get creative during photography day.

    Artists within

    Residents get creative during photography day.
  • The Penobscot River House in Old Town joins Volunteers of America

    River House

    The Penobscot River House in Old Town joins Volunteers of America's housing family.
  • ...live in poverty in Maine.
THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO.

    1 in 5 children

    ...live in poverty in Maine. THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO.

News & Highlights

  • Scholastic Books program brings summer reading to families

    Scholastic Inc. donates hundreds of thousands of books to Volunteers of America affiliates nationwide for free distribution to children and families. In Maine, Volunteers of America Northern New England receives regular shipments of books from Scholastic, Inc. This year, more books (6,584) were distributed at more sites (25) than in any previous year in Maine. Margo Wood, Volunteers of America Northern New England Board member, is in charge of this outreach and her volunteer efforts gave thousands of Maine children the opportunity to read...
  • Volunteers dig in at the Paul Hazelton House

    On the most beautiful day of the summer, employees of USI Insurance Services had the choice of office work or weeding, digging, painting, cleaning, lifting and chopping. They chose to be outside, performing volunteer work at the Paul Hazelton House I and II — Volunteers of America’s affordable senior housing programs in Saco. Together the USI volunteers served about 70 hours transforming the grounds of the Paul Hazelton Houses into well-landscaped grounds and gardens.
  • Volunteers of America assumes management of Penobscot River House

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