United Way of Southern Maine is where the community comes together to help children, individuals, and families to create a brighter future for all.
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
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.