Scenes from our National Conference 2017
Our Leadership Travels to Texas
Scenes from the National Conference held this year in Dallas Texas:
Cabin in the Woods Construction Underway
Crews are "So happy to be part of this project."
On the last Sunday in April, the grounds of Togus were quiet. So quiet, in fact, that you could hear at least six species of birds calling, competing with spring peepers. The land is easy walking distance to Togus, yet feels a world away from the acres of brick buildings and parking lots.
A Brick for her Grandfather
honoring her grandfather, Jerome Fernand Coulombe
Christine Magee is half of our IT Department, and spends lots of time in her car driving to our 30 programs around Maine and New Hampshire, coming to the rescue when our computers outsmart us or don't do what we want them to do.
Brunswick High School Action Team at Peaks Island
The Brackett St. United MethodistChurch on Peaks Island is having its annual Rummage Sale this month and Tookie and Linda were very pleased to have the Brunswick High School Action Team sort though hundreds of donations and get things ready for the big day.
Yelp is at it again!
Not only are they volunteering to work at our Fay Garman House, they are also promoting a benefit sandwich.
For the Merry Month of May, YelpMaine has partnered with Market Street Eats to promote the Smashterpiece Sammich. A portion of the proceeds from every sandwich goes to Volunteers of America.
Mt Ararat High School Action Team comes to Westrum House
On Tuesday, April 25, five members of the Mt. Ararat High School Action Team brought Action Team Bingo to our senior housing program in Topsham
Hope for the Future with Restorative Justice and Mediation: Bates College Short Term Practicum
Elaine Bourne, manager of our Community Mediation Services, is teaching the course to eager students
Yesterday at Bates College, sixteen students broke into groups of 4, each with a coach, and spent the afternoon in role play scenarios where two students played parties in conflict with each other and the other two played co-mediators.
Paige Wentworth Tells Her Camp Story
from Happy Camper to Competent Counselor and Fundraiser
Paige was so excited about attending Camp POSTCARD and then so excited to come back as a Counselor in Training. Here is her story, in her own words...
"Little Tim" Holland
In Memory of Timothy M. Holland September 27, 1982 – January 16, 2016
In Memory of Timothy M. Holland September 27, 1982 – January 16, 2016 Timothy "Timmy" Holland was an avid outdoorsman from a very early age, which was instilled in him by his dad, Sgt. Tim L. Holland, of Oxford County Sheriff's Office.
United Way's Day of Caring and TD Bank
Our Friends at TD Bank already filled ALL Volunteer Slots
United Way of Greater Portland's Day of Caring is coming May 18th. Volunteers of America's Bayview Heights is making a list and checking it twice in preparation of 20 caring volunteers who have signed up to do all kinds of chores on May 18 as part of the United Way of Greater Portland's Day of Caring.