COVID-19 Updates

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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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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Volunteers Wanted! Help Us Stay Connected Through Project ReachOut

Greetings from Maine, A new Mission initiative we call Project ReachOut will play an important role in the days ahead. ReachOut is based on a simple idea; we are all better off when we connect. A kind word and a simple “how can we help?” can make all the difference. Through Project ReachOut, Mission staff…

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Reaching Out – This is What Community Looks Like

Greetings from Maine, As my mother-in-law, Nancy, says when we’re all together as a family, “We’re making memories.” A few memories from the early days of COVID-19 will forever stay with me: a welcoming “Drive Thru” Food Pantry sign made with love; a photo of a single resilient volunteer in a well-stocked food pantry; a…

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