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Legislative Update for January 19, 2023

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE January 19, 2023 Happy New Year Community Advocates! Welcome to the First Regular Session of the 131st Maine Legislature, which convened for the first time on December 7, 2022, and is set to adjourn on June… Read More

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Seeking Funding Proposals and Investment Volunteers

United Way of Southern Maine is working to ensure the success of Thrive2027 through our annual community investment process. This is a competitive process in which we invest in work best positioned to advance Thrive2027 Goals across Southern Maine. It… Read More

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United Way’s Women United invests $82,500 to support youth/teen programming for low-income families in Portland’s Bayside area

United Way of Southern Maine’s (UWSM) Women United announced an investment of $82,500 in Anchoring Youth to Succeed, a program run by Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (BGCSM) and A Company of Girls (ACOG). This is the second… Read More

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Fall Public Policy Update

United Way Southern Maine’s Fall Public Policy Update United Way of Southern Maine wants every eligible voter to have the opportunity to cast your ballot. It’s a great way to let your voice be heard and drive positive… Read More

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United We CAN Raised Over 21,500 Meals

United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced the community donated over 21,500 meals to fight hunger across Southern Maine during its annual campaign kickoff event, United We CAN Food Drive & Sculpture Contest on Friday, September 16. The… Read More

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United Way Announces Total Investment in Community to be Over $10 Million

(Portland and Kennebunk, ME) United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced it will invest $10,305,458 into our community this year.  UWSM awarded $3,985,149 to programs and innovative initiatives across Southern Maine. These grants reflect strategic investments in our… Read More

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United Way News: Homeless Service Hub Update, Mental Health Support in Schools, and More

One year ago, United Way of York County and United Way of Greater Portland came together to create United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM). The merger allows us to drive greater impact and offer easier engagement with United… Read More

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One Year of United Way of Southern Maine

One year ago, United Way of York County and United Way of Greater Portland came together to create United Way of Southern Maine. This merger allowed us to drive greater impact and offer easier engagement with United Way… Read More

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Funding Opportunity: Brick & Beam Society, FY22 Investments

Brick & Beam Society, a United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) giving circle, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting funding applications for its FY23 Community Investments.   Brick & Beam Society takes a broad view of the community,… Read More

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Two Outstanding Volunteers Recognized By United Way of Southern Maine – Todd Cesca and Bill Fletcher

United Way of Southern Maine presented community service awards to individuals for their exemplary volunteer service to the Southern Maine community at their recent Board meeting. Todd Cesca, Senior Financial Advisor at Charter Oak Capital Management was presented… Read More

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