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
At its September meeting, United Way of Greater Portland’s Board of Directors voted to endorse the passage of Maine Referendum Questions 4 & 5 on this November’s ballot. Both bonds questions directly align with the UWGP’s public policy agenda and support the work of Thrive2027 Goal 2.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Participants will learn more about why advocacy advances United Way’s mission and about the tools to advocate on policy issues.
Access to care for individuals and families is a foundational strategy to having the opportunity to lead a healthy life and to reducing preventable, premature death. Specifically, access to care is a critical cornerstone of the prevention, identification, and treatment of issues connected to leading causes of death.
The Health and Human Services Committee is expected to vote TODAY whether to fund programs that prevent child abuse. The Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC) is a network of community providers and residents who are working to eliminate child abuse and neglect.