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Virtual Community Day of Action

Hi Everyone, Today, we had planned to come together across Greater Portland for one of our largest annual volunteer events, Community Day of Action. On this day each year, over 1,000 volunteers spread out over Greater Portland to… Read More

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May 2020 Volunteer Engagement Newsletter

May 2020 Volunteer Engagement Newsletter: COVID-19 Focus United Way of Greater Portland can connect you with one-time opportunities and events that help our community, tools for hosting a collection of needed items, as well as ongoing and regularly… Read More

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United Way of Greater Portland awards $259,073 in the second round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund  

United Way of Greater Portland announced it has awarded $259,073 in the second round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to 25 local nonprofits, schools, and faith-based groups on the frontlines working with individuals and families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak. 

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COVID-19 Wellness Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many unique challenges for our community and our mental health. Many people are experiencing heightened levels of depression, anxiety, and stress. Additionally, many individuals with persistent mental illness or a substance use disorder… Read More

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United Way of Greater Portland awards $229,239 in first round of COVID-19 Community Relief Fund grants

United Way of Greater Portland announced today it has awarded $229,239 in the first round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to 31 local non-profit and school-based organizations. 

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COVID-19 Resource Guide – Volunteer Newsletter Special Edition

UWGP Volunteer Newsletter Special Edition, COVID-19 Resource Guide United Way of Greater Portland can connect you with one-time opportunities and events that help our community, tools for hosting a collection of needed items, as well as ongoing and… Read More

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COVID-19 Financial Stability Resources

We know the amount and changing nature of the information you have and continue to receive can be confusing and overwhelming. Our goal at United Way of Greater Portland is to share resources, best practices, and information in… Read More

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COVID-19 Resources and Social Distancing Support

  The health and safety of our community is our priority. We know the amount and changing nature of the information you have and continue to receive can be confusing and overwhelming. Our goal at United Way of… Read More

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Tips for Parents and Caregivers: Interacting with Children about COVID-19

The health and safety of our community is our priority. We know the amount and changing nature of the information you have and continue to receive can be confusing and overwhelming. Our goal at United Way of Greater Portland is to share resources, best practices, and information in the days and weeks ahead.

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Greg’s Story: MaineCare Expansion Changed His Life

 Greg’s Story MaineCare Expansion Changed His Life Greg struggled with depression and suicidal tendencies from childhood, and as an adult struggled to maintain employment and stability. Greg applied and was denied over 6 times for MaineCare and Disability MaineCare from 2013 to… Read More

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