COVID-19 Updates

Amazing, Busy, Apple Crisp Day at Mission Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Today was an amazing and busy day at the Food Pantry. Our theme of the day was apple crisp. We gave out oats, sugar and apples with each box so families could make their own. We served 40 families/117 people. Twenty families had food delivered; 20 families picked up at the Food…

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Mission’s May 2020 eNewsletter Available Now Online

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s May 2020 eNewsletter is available now online (PDF). Includes updates on the Food Pantry and other food security programs, the Mission’s Project ReachOut, the ‘Sunbeam’ Re-fit, and our GivingTuesday appeal for help with the Mission’s good works. You can also subscribe to our eNewsletter. Click here.

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WABI-TV News Report on Mission’s Project ReachOut

www.wabi.tv By Brianna Bires | Posted: Fri 9:45 PM, Apr 24, 2020 BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – ​The Maine Seacoast Mission has found a way to still be a positive voice for members of the Downeast community. They provide programs and services for thousands of people each year, but because of COVID-19, they’ve had to adapt.…

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Student Pathways Moments – Photos Taken During These Complex Days

PENOBSCOT, ME — I wanted to share single Student Pathways moments, photos students sent amid these complex Covid-19 days. Here are three photos from three of our high school sophomores, each of whom is in our College Exploration and Engagement Program: Rachel’s painted buoys (Rachel C., Sumner Memorial H.S.) Night Owl (Mali S., Narraguagus H.S.)…

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Mission Stays in Touch with Downeast and Island Families with Project ReachOut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2020 For More Information Contact Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing sfish@seacoastmission.org or 207-458-7185 Mission Stays in Touch with Downeast and Island Families with Project ReachOut BAR HARBOR, ME — Very positive. All good. Appreciative. These are a few ways people are responding to a new Maine Seacoast Mission initiative…

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It’s Thank you Thursday – for the Island Eldercare Network!

BAR HARBOR, ME — This week’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to the Island Eldercare Network. With skill and caring, this group of dedicated individuals from 10 unbridged islands supports seniors aging well in place and in island eldercare facilities. Meeting weekly via Zoom, they share knowledge to maintain the well-being of island seniors. The…

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US Air Force Bound Student Assists at Mission Drive-Thru Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME — For graduating seniors, high school spring is looking very different this year. Narraguagus student Levi Shaw, pictured here, spent his morning picking up donated produce from Shaw’s and Walmart in Ellsworth for delivery to the Mission’s food pantry in Cherryfield. Levi helps run our drive-thru pantry. We are grateful for his muscle…

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Douglas Cornman – Easter Reflection 2020

Happy Easter! I hope that you are healthy, safe, and managing as best as you possibly can this Easter. It is a strange and unsettling time. I thought that I would share the reflection that I am offering this morning to the residents of the Cranberry Isles, Isle au Haut, Frenchboro, Matinicus and Monhegan. I…

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Mission Food Pantry Helps Women for Healthy Rural Living Distribute Diapers

MILBRIDGE, ME — Women for Healthy Rural Living, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on advancing and promoting the health and well-being of the woman, her family, and her community, is undertaking a Virtual Diaper Drive. Maine Seacoast Mission is helping WHRL distribute their diapers to area parents in need of them. ==== The Consequences of…

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