Thank You Thursday

It’s Thank you Thursday for Renee Pray

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Renee Pray. Renee Pray works as a cook at Milbridge Elementary School during the school year, and with the Mission and other partners during the summer, providing meals to children in the community. She is committed to feeding all…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Project ReachOut Staff, Volunteers

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the 50 Project ReachOut staff and volunteers. Launched in early April 2020, Project 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?”…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the Vazquez family, owners/operators of Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant in Milbridge. The Vazquez family was instrumental in connecting and coordinating our Food Pantry’s recent delivery of food for the Latinx community. In partnership with Mano en Mano, together we…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Elin MacKinnon

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Elin MacKinnon. Elin has been a great friend and colleague to Mission staff as well as to so many others in the Downeast community for many years. Through workshops, conversations and coaching, she has helped the Mission build the Family Engagement Program.…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Editors of The Island Reader

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the editorial team of The Island Reader. The Island Reader is a multi-arts anthology that showcases Maine’s unbridged island writers and artists. It’s published annually by the Mission through the Sunbeam V’s Island Outreach program. The editorial team…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Penobscot Island Air

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Kevin Waters, owner and chief pilot, and the whole team at Penobscot Island Air. They do it all. Supporting islanders with food and medicine deliveries; transporting patients for medical care and Mission staff providing services; always thinking ahead…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Graham Fitch of Front Street Shipyard

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Graham Fitch, our steadfast project manager at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. For all of you Sunbeam fans, Graham has been the guy on the ground, in the yard, guiding the refit of our beloved vessel…

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It’s Thank you Thursday – for Women for Healthy Rural Living!

BAR HARBOR, ME — This week’s Thank you Thursday shout-out of Mission Love goes to Women for Healthy Rural Living (WHRL), a partner on so many levels in strengthening community. WHRL is part of the Downeast Roots collaboration leveraging resources to help families thrive, an organizer of diaper drives to offer food pantry patrons, an…

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Thank You Thursday with TREE Staff Members

It’s Thank You Thursday! Maine Seacoast Mission is grateful for the support of so many, including companies, volunteers, and community partners. Today’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to TREE (Transforming Rural Experience in Education) staff members Laura, Stephanie, and Maggie who volunteer at our Downeast campus every week, filling backpacks with nutritious foods that are…

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