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  • Michael Coon on Positively Maine

    all about Volunteerism

    Michael Coon, Vice President of External Relations, was interviewed by Tory Ryden for Positively Maine​, her Good News Radio show on WGAN.

  • Margo Wood and Nancy Hutton, Literacy Angels

    bringing free books to Camp for the kids

    ​For months prior to June 20, Margo Wood, Board member and Literacy Angel, is out scouting for free or discounted books in the Portland area.

  • Mainebiz Forum Executive Insights

    this year's topic was Workforce Development

    The Annual Mainebiz Executive Insights Forum was held today at Bowdoin College​ in Brunswick. The topic was how private business is working with workforce development resources to find the employees they need to succeed.

  • Volunteers Beautify Paul Hazelton House on the United Way Day of Caring

    story by Bill Browning, Volunteer Coordinator

    On Wednesday, June 7, Volunteers of America participated in the United Way of York County Day of Caring. There was excitement as people pointed up: "Look, up in the sky, it's a light, it's very bright…. It's the sun!" Yessiree, the sun decided to make an appearance and we could not have been happier.

  • More JOY for Camp! Thanks, Mt Ararat!

    Mt Ararat Students Vote to Fund Camp POSTCARD for the Second Year in a Row.

    More JOY for Camp!​ Mount Ararat students voted for the second year in a row to fund Camp POSTCARD, Volunteers of America's free week-long summer cams for 5th and 6th grade students.

  • United Way of Eastern Maine Awards $6000 for Let's Eat

    Funds will provide monthly Community Meals

    UNITED WAY OF EASTERN MAINE AWARDS VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND $6000 FOR FOOD SECURITY FOR SENIORS FMI: William Browning, 373-1140 MAY 23, 2017 | Brunswick, ME – United Way of Eastern Maine has partnered with Volunteers of America with a grant for $6000 ($3000 a year for two years) to provide food security for seniors in Penobscot and Waldo counties.

  • Cabin in the Woods Groundbreaking: A Great Day

    Celebrating Years of Work on a Perfect Day

    It was finally Friday, May 19, the day before Armed Services Day. It was the day for our Groundbreaking Celebration for Cabin in the Woods. The weather was perfect

  • Yelp Helps Again and Again!

    Fay Garman House, May 2017

    Yelp does it again and again! Here are some wonderful words from Amanda, a championship Yelper, talking about their day on Peaks Island. "What an amazing day in the misty fog! The Gods must have known we were there to work and not get drenched because the downpour literally started as we were boarding the ferry back to Portland.

  • A Week Away!

    Michael Coon and Bill Browning of our External Relations team proudly held up a banner today in Chelsea at the site of our new project, Cabin in the Woods which will provide permanent housing for veterans and their families.

  • Washington Academy Announces Camp POSTCARD is a Winner

    Students choose Camp for JMG charity award

    In February, we were honored to be invited to participate in Washington Academy's Jobs for Maine Grads "Jumpstart Our Youth" grant competition.