Category: GivingTuesday

Food Programs for Stronger, Healthier, Informed Communities

Donate BAR HARBOR, ME – Our Downeast Campus in Cherryfield includes a quarter-acre organic vegetable garden. Volunteers from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners program work with Mission staff to grow more than 2,000 pounds of produce annually for our food programs. We hope to impact area residents’ eating habits, including the next…

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Island Health at Sunrise, 20 Miles at Sea

BAR HARBOR, ME — Island Health Director Sharon Daley’s photo taken last week at sunrise on Matinicus Isle gives us an idea of life on a Maine island 20 miles from the mainland. For island residents, even accessing basic health care is challenging. Some islands have no daily ferry service. Trips to the mainland, when…

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Island Health Director Sharing Front Line Work on Aging on Islands (Video)

Director of Island Health Sharon Daley, RN is a leader in finding best ways to enable aging Maine islanders to live in their homes, communities. Maine Seacoast Mission was a cosponsor of this 2016 Aging on Islands Conference. In this 38-minute presentation, you will hear Director Sharon Daley and colleagues give the conference audience their…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Launches Land & Sea Giving Tuesday Campaign

Monday, November 21, 2017 BAR HARBOR — For the first time, the Maine Seacoast Mission is joining the Giving Tuesday global movement and launching our own Giving Tuesday campaign. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and…

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Island Health & Telemedicine: Help Island Residents Access Health Care

I’ll help. Take me to the Giving Page  Since 1905, we have played a vital role in connecting residents of Maine’s most isolated islands with medical care. Our Island Health Program carries on the tradition, and there is never a charge for any Mission staff member’s services. For island residents, accessing even the most basic…

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Housing Rehab: Help a Family Live in a Safe, Warm Home

I’ll Help. Take Me To The Giving Page Everyone deserves to live in a warm, safe home. But housing in Washington County, Maine is often old, hard to heat. Especially on a limited budget. Maine Seacoast Mission’s Housing Rehab Program, with 350 amazing nationwide volunteers, each year fixes or rebuilds twenty such houses for local…

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