Stories

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  • Noah Goes to Camp

    and his whole life changes!

    Noah had learning and attention difficulties, but he was a friendly kid with an eager kindness. His School Resource Officer saw potential in Noah and recommended him for a week at Camp POSTCARD.

  • Tim Holland Loves Kids

    A Camp Leader for 14 Years Loves His Work

    The Hollands are the kind of family you want to live next door to. When all the neighborhood kids were growing up, the Hollands would always be outside doing something fun: ice fishing in the winter, baseball in the summer. Six or Eight kids would join them for fun in the morning, and by the afternoon when they got the grill out, there might be thirty or forty kids running around laughing and having a terrific time.

  • Volunteers of America Stands with Equality Maine

    Congratulations to EQME for a wonderful Annual Gala

    On April 1, in the midst of another one of 2017's famous spring snowstorms​, Equality Maine was sending out emails and Facebook posts, "YES! The Sold Out Gala is On!"

  • Good Morning World!!

    prayer for our week

    Good Morning World!! As the night gives way to morning we worship. As the sun rises over the horizon onto the stillness of a new and fresh dawn, we rise to greet it with optimism and hope.

  • House Party at Ken's Place!

    Many thanks to Polly Legere and Sarah Higgins for a fun evening

    Sarah Higgins and Polly Legere hosted a fantastic House Party at Ken's Place Restaurant in Scarborough. House Parties are a terrific was to spread the word about our work, and answer questions in an informal, casual setting.

  • Camp POSTCARD goes to the Maine Sheriffs' Association Annual Conference

    The Sheriffs are so supportive of Camp, it's a pleasure to work with them.

    The Maine Sheriffs' Association held its annual conference March 29 and 30 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport with 120 law enforcement officers representing 16 counties attending the two-day event, along with representation from the National Sheriffs' Association and Maine Commission.

  • Balance

    prayer for our week

    O God, we intentionally pause all across the affiliate this morning to reflect on the goodness and gift of life. In so doing, O God, may we not take one hour for granted, but instead, seek to live fully and engaged in hopefulness every day this week.

  • A Winter Hawaiian Luau to Celebrate Great Teamwork

    all the hard work paid off with positive inspections

    Beach Street recently held a festive Hawaiian-style lunch with residents, staff, and our Maintenance Team to celebrate of all the hard work everyone has done for the program.

  • Margaret Chase Smith House Residents Take Community Meals (and fun) Seriously

    Every Month is a Celebration!

    Last July, the Elsie & William Viles Foundation​ partnered with Volunteers of America with a grant to our Food Security for Seniors program. The funds have given us the ability to provide monthly grocery distributions to the 44 residents of our affordable senior housing program in Augusta, the Margaret Chase Smith House.

  • Mystery

    by Tom Kircher

    Holy One, Holy Mystery, you whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere – unbounded by time and space, above and below, within and without – bless your Creation, bless this moment in time as we seek to see with eyes unblinded that which is everywhere around us.