• New video highlights the impact of Camp POSTCARD.

    Camp Movie

    New video highlights the impact of Camp POSTCARD.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ...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

  • New video shows impact of Camp POSTCARD

    We are very excited to debut the new Camp POSTCARD video! Camp POSTCARD (Police Officers Striving To Create and Reinforce Dreams) provides a free summer camp week every year to 150 Maine 5th and 6th grade boys and girls. Thanks to the generous gift from Tom Pagnotti, Owner of Choice Voice in Bath, and additional support from Bath Savings Institution, filmmaker Charlie Hudson created an amazing video about life at Camp POSTCARD. We know you'll be inspired.
  • 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.
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