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Drive-Thru Food Drive & Can Sculpture Contest Results and Winners

You made us HOPEFUL!   Collectively our community donated over 20,000 meals to neighbors across Southern Maine and over 400 pounds of paper products, diapers, toilet paper, and other essentials.   These items are already making their way… Read More

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Join Us Next Week: 2021 Campaign Kickoff

TAKE ACTION WITH UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN MAINE’S CAMPAIGN KICKOFF AND FOOD DRIVE September 13 to September 17 Greetings United Southern Maine Community, The wait is almost over! Your United Way Campaign Kickoff Week is nearly here! Next… Read More

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United Way Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Community Investments of $6,595,877

(Portland, ME – August 16, 2021) United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced its Greater Portland Fiscal Year 2022 community investments of $6,595,877. UWSM has awarded $3,940,854 in strategic investment grants to 56 community programs at 38 nonprofits… Read More

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCES 2020 CAMPAIGN RESULTS AND MELISSA SMITH AS INCOMING CAMPAIGN CHAIR

In a COVID impacted year, Mainers rally together to support our most vulnerable with an increase in giving.  (Portland, ME – March 3, 2021) – At its virtual Annual Campaign Celebration on January 26, United Way of Greater Portland staff and volunteers… Read More

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United Ways of Maine collects over 37,000 pounds of food and essentials during statewide drive to kickoff fundraising campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MONDAY, SEPT. 21    United Ways of Maine collects over 37,000 pounds of food and essentials during statewide drive to kickoff fundraising campaign  STATEWIDE— Last week, the nine United Ways of Maine kicked off their… Read More

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Join Us Next Week: 2020 Campaign Kickoff

The wait is almost over! Our Community Campaign Kickoff Week is nearly here! Starting next Monday, September 14, you are invited to a week-long smorgasbord of fun, meaningful ways to engage and connect— virtual and safely distanced in… Read More

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Kick Off United Way’s 2019 Campaign at the United We CAN Food Drive + Sculpture Contest

Join us at the annual United We CAN food sculpture contest at United Way of Greater Portland’s Annual Campaign Kickoff, Friday September 13, 2019. Teams will construct sculptures from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. (spectators are welcome). Sculptures will be on display during the Kickoff in Monument Square from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wayside Food Programs will distribute collected food to pantries throughout Cumberland County.

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United Way of Greater Portland Recognizes 7 Outstanding Individuals and Businesses with 2019 UNITED We Thrive Awards

United Way of Greater Portland Recognizes 7 Outstanding Individuals and Businesses with 2019 UNITED We Thrive Awards On Tuesday, April 23, over 250 people gathered at the UNITED We Thrive Award Luncheon to celebrate and recognize organizations and… Read More

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United We Can Spotlight – National Volunteer Week 2019

National Volunteer Week Spotlight – Friday Finale! The week is ending (at least the business week) and we wanted to go out on this fabulous (FLASHBACK) Friday with a community focused campaign that merges some of our favorites… Read More

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2018 UNITED WE CAN SCULPTURE CONTEST

Join us at the third annual United We CAN food sculpture contest at United Way of Greater Portland’s Annual Campaign Kickoff on September 14, 2018. Teams will construct sculptures from 8 a.m. -11:45 a.m. (spectators are welcome to watch). The sculptures will be on display during the kickoff in Monument Square at 12:00 p.m. After the event, Wayside Food Programs will distribute the collected items to food pantries throughout Cumberland County

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