Housed at United Way of Southern Maine, Greater Portland Workforce Initiative’s (GPWI) goal is to help individuals in Greater Portland prepare and connect to growing sectors of employment with family-sustaining wages. For Mangasa (Mangasi) and
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$2.8MIL to be invested by United Way of Southern Maine and Cumberland County Emergency Food and Shelter Program Local Board in support of individuals and families temporarily housed in hotels
( PORTLAND, Maine) June 30, 2022 – United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) and the Cumberland County Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) received notice from the EFSP National Board that UWSM
CA$H Greater Portland will be launching its 2022 free tax preparation service this February with three options to prioritize the health and safety of our tax filers, IRS-certified volunteers, partners, and staff.
For many families, childcare is a growing expense. Lindsey and her husband, Jonathan, pay $18,000 in childcare costs for their two daughters. Even as a dual income household, the family could not cover the amount without compromise.
From her family to her community, Cassandra prioritizes helping others. “No matter what I do in life, I’m always going to help people…that’s what I love,” said Cassandra. In her personal life, Cassandra cares for
First Job Inspires New Future for Formerly Homeless Teen Learn to Earn Helps Teens Like Nelma Get Vital Job Experience Nelma needed a job. For nearly two months, the Portland teenager submitted application after application, without
Vivian’s dreams are coming true thanks to Women United One mother’s story of resilience – working for a better life for her children Women United is helping mothers and their children in Southern Maine achieve financial stability and
Women United and Project WIN was Fatouma’s “light in the darkness” Help women like Fatouma achieve their dreams in Southern Maine United Way of Southern Maine‘s Women United is helping mothers and their children in Greater Portland achieve their dreams. One