Maine Seacoast Mission

The Mission’s New Choice Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME — In July 2021 we changed the Mission Family Food Center into a place where our patrons could choose their foods. Our choice pantry offers patrons dignity and cuts down on food wasted. The pantry now has the feel and look of a grocery store complete with signs to showcase available foods. The…

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Mission October eNewsletter Available Online

The Mission’s October 2021 eNewsletter is available to read online or download in PDF format. Table of Contents: Davis Maine Scholars Visit Partner Colleges Sunbeam Out of the Water for Annual Physical Donor Provides Forty $10K Housing Grants Downeast The Mission’s New Choice Food Pantry New Mission Family and Community Resource Coordinator People & Places…

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Thank you Thursday for EdGE Tennis Tourney Sponsors, Organizers

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the sponsors and organizers of our 17th EdGE Tennis Tournament. The EdGE Tennis Tournament, held Saturday, October 2 at the Causeway Club in Southwest Harbor, raised funds for Ed Greaves Education (EdGE), the Mission’s youth development program. Local businesses sponsor four-person teams for…

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New Mission Family and Community Resource Coordinator

The Downeast Campus in Cherryfield has a rich history of supporting youth and families through the EdGE, EdGE Journey, and Downeast Services Programs. When thinking about how to deepen our collaborations across the Downeast Campus, and to expand our whole family engagement supports, it was important to find a passionate, energetic, professional individual with a…

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Celebrate 11 years of DETOP – Oct 10

Celebrate 11 years of the Downeast Table of PlentySunday, October 10 — 3:30 pm to 5:00 pmMaine Seacoast Downeast Campus, Cherryfield Please join us. We will honor this special day with a delicious dinner, homemade cake, music, and friends.This will be the last Downeast Table of Plenty of 2021. We will reopen again in the…

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Saluting All Our Wonderful 17th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament Sponsors

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – Year after year you make this tournament possible. As always, because of you, the tournament is a fun, competitive, and spirited fundraiser for the EdGE Program! With your generous assistance, we are able to continue providing educational opportunities for young people in our Downeast communities. Learn more about the 17th Annual…

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Thank you Thursday to the Mission Vaccine Team

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the entire Mission Covid Vaccine Team. Mission President John Zavodny, Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley, Island Outreach Director & Chaplain Douglas Cornman, and Mission Board member, Jill Goldthwait express their thanks during a mini-Sunbeam “thank you” cruise to the many good people…

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Donor Provides Forty $10K Housing Grants Downeast

CHERRYFIELD, ME — July of this year marked the end of a remarkable Downeast housing program involving Downeast Community Partners, Mano en Mano, Sunrise Economic Council, The Community Caring Collaborative, and Maine Seacoast Mission. The five nonprofits were tasked with awarding $10K grants to Downeast residents to use either as down payment on a first…

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Davis Maine Scholars Visit Partner Colleges

Photos and story by Davis Maine Scholarship Director Christina Griffith. NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – The Mission’s first Davis Maine Scholar cohort just returned from a 660 mile, four-day road-trip to visit Wheaton College, Clark University, and University of New England in Massachusetts and Southern Maine. The cohort’s six scholars traveled with two mentors: Davis Maine…

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