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United Way Announces Name Change 

For Immediate Release  Sept. 7, 2022    United Way Announces Name Change BANGOR, ME—United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) announced today that it has formally changed its name to Heart of Maine United Way (HoMEUW).  “After vetting several options the Board of Directors unanimously agreed that Heart of Maine was the best fit,” said Shirar […]

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Employee Campaign Manager (ECM) Training

Whether this is your first time running the United Way Campaign at your organization or your 22nd time this training is for you! Come and learn all the tips and tricks to run a successful campaign plus lots of inspiring ideas from other ECMs just like you! Wednesday, September 14 8 to 10 AM Durgin […]

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Kickoff and Canstruction

Join us as we kickoff our 2022 campaign in style with a Can Sculpture Contest, lunch and pep rally! What better way to have fun doing good and give our community even more hope! Whether you (and your team) want to sign up to build a can structure or you want to come, vote for […]

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United Way Annual Breakfast

Welcoming remarks from Angela F. Williams, President & CEO United Way Worldwide Keynote speaker, nationally renowned poverty expert Dr. Donna Beegle Plus a BIG announcement (spoiler alert: we’re changing our name!) Wednesday, September 7 8 to 9:30 AM Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor Breakfast will be served. This event is free and only requires an RSVP […]

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United Way Announces $2.2 Million Community Investment

United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) is pleased to announce the investment of $2.2 million over the next three years to support nonprofits, communities and residents across Eastern Maine. UWEM will award 24 nonprofits with Strategic Investment Grants, supporting 30 programs serving residents of Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, and Washington Counties. The application process was […]

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Community-Wide Fundraising Campaign Surpasses $1.63 Million Goal

BANGOR, ME—United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) is pleased to announce the success of the region’s 2021-2022 fundraising campaign, surpassing the $1.63 million goal by 19%. The announcement was shared with donors as part of the Campaign Celebration in May.    Shirar Patterson, President & CEO of the organization, says “The outpouring of community support […]

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Campaign Celebration

Join us for our Campaign Celebration on May 12 from 4-6 at the Orono Brewing Company at 61 Margin Street, in Orono. We want to thank you for supporting the campaign! Come and enjoy free appetizers and beverages, as well as some music and fun. Space is limited, as the event will take place on […]

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Redington-Fairview General Hospital United Way Campaign

Thank you so much for your interest in the Redington-Fairview General Hospital United Way Campaign. Together, we can impact the lives of 1 in 4 people in Somerset County. Please pledge today! Print a paper pledge form That you can return to your payroll department allowing a payroll deduction gift Make a payroll pledge online […]

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