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March News: Women Uniting to Uplift Each Other

March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the incredible contributions women have made, and continue to make, to Southern Maine’s culture, history, and society. We also recognize women face unique challenges, especially

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Legislative Update for May 9, 2023

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE May 9, 2023 TWO PRIORITY CHILD CARE BILLS It is going to be a busy day in the Maine State House tomorrow, Wednesday May 10! Child care advocates from across the state will

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Day of Action: May 23, 2023

Get ready to TAKE ACTION with United Way of Southern Maine! Every spring, more than 1000 volunteers from local businesses and other groups roll up their sleeves and spend one day volunteering with community partners

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ACA Open Enrollment 2021

ACA Open Enrollment for 2021 Healthcare Coverage Begins Nov 1.  With millions of Americans impacted by COVID-19 finding affordable, comprehensive coverage is more important than ever. Open Enrollment will begin on November 1 for 2022

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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

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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 [one_half] Matt Wolcott presented Deanna Sherman with a “ community oar ” award. [/one_half] [one_half_last]

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