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RFP: UWSM Racial Equity Fund

United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) is pleased to announce that the application for the UWSM Racial Equity Fund (REF) is now available.  With funding from lead founding partner, IDEXX, the REF supports the work of local nonprofits led… Read More

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Mental Health First Aid helps communities Thrive

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Amid an incredibly challenging and isolating time, it serves as an important reminder to prioritize our mental health care and connect with the community in safe ways. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that about 40% of Americans struggled with their mental health in 2020. As traumatizing and difficult as this past year has… Read More

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCED RACIAL EQUITY FUND

United Way of Greater Portland announced it has established a Racial Equity Fund. With funding from lead founders, this initiative supports the work of local nonprofits led by and serving people of color in our community, while advancing the work at the heart of the community-developed Thrive2027 initiative.

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2019 Campaign Celebration

UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND 2019 CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION EVENT RECAP Quincy Hentzel, Liz Cotter Schlax, and Colette and Larry Wold Greetings Community Campaign Partners,  Wednesday evening was a warm and festive gathering celebrating our collective work in the… Read More

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Michael’s Story: Kindness Comes Full Circle

This Community Helped Me, Now It’s My Turn When Michael Ndombi thinks of the Greater Portland community, one word comes to mind: generosity. “Ever since I was younger, my family and my community has taught me that in… Read More

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