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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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United Way of Southern Maine’s Brick & Beam announces Summer Program Investments benefiting BIPOC and Underserved Youth

United Way of Southern Maine’s (UWSM) Brick & Beam Society announced impact investments totaling $19,290 to support early childhood learning and or STEM/STEAM summer programs benefiting underserved populations from birth through grade 8 in Cumberland County. Programs were… Read More

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Request for Proposals: Summer-Focused Programs and Projects

Brick & Beam Society seeks to support summer-focused projects that are short-term/immediate. The proposal should clearly articulate how the proposed project aligns with this focus, targets early childhood learning and/or STEAM programming, and supports high need populations birth through 8th grade in Cumberland County (minus Brunswick and Harpswell).

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Get your taxes prepared for free with CA$H Greater Portland

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.

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UWSM Newsletter: Make 2022 Hopeful and Bright with United Way of Southern Maine

 As winter approaches, the action and hope we see from across York and Cumberland Counties make the season that much brighter. We are hopeful for the new year and all the opportunities we will have to work together,… Read More

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