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Direct people to 211. 211 Maine is working on the front lines of the pandemic. Expert 211 specialists provide real-time information on social services and other resources to those in need. If you know someone who is struggling, or just looking for a source of reliable information, tell them to dial 211 (or 1-866-811-5695) or […]

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COVID-19 Response Information

The United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) and our partners are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic to meet the short term, immediate needs, of individuals and families that will be impacted by COVID-19 as well as the long term impacts that have yet to be seen. UWEM recognizes the potential for economic impact, unpaid […]

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COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND for Eastern Maine

What we’ve funded so far Our current list of donors Bangor Savings Bank has underwritten this fund so that 100% of all donations can go directly to the community. For more information and resources please go to our COVID-19 Response page. Please donate today. ANY amount will help folks right here in Eastern Maine immensely. […]

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Up-To-Date Information & Resources

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) and 211 Maine have announced a new option for Mainers to get answers to questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at any time. This service is available by dialing 211 (or 1-866-811-5695) or texting your ZIP code to 898-211. 211 Maine is a free, confidential […]

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State of Maine – CDC Facts & Info (COVID-19)

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus which was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and has now been detected in other countries, including the United States. For some, the respiratory virus causes mild symptoms like the common cold or influenza (flu), for others it can cause severe […]

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Funding Review Volunteer Guide

Training Recording of the online training (just 15 minutes long!) Documents Reviewer Questions and Instructions ANDAR tutorial document Deadline for review: Friday, March 29, 2019 at 4:30 PM If you have any questions or concerns about the technology please reach out to grants@unitedwayem.org. All other questions please send to Jesse Moriarity at jessem@unitedwayem.org.

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Grant Review Volunteers Guide

Online training:  Recording of application overview training (12 minutes) Recording of document explaination and technology training (15 minutes) Documents: Grant Reviewer Training: Powerpoint from Grant Reviewer training Funding Philosophy and Guiding Principles Volunteer App Review Questions: These are the 20 questions you will be answering for each application you review Online Application Review User Guide: This […]

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Campaign Finale

Come celebrate with us!  Please join us at Darling’s Ford, VW, Audi on Wednesday, February 6th* from 5-7pm. We’ll be celebrating businesses and non-profits alike who work so hard to ensure the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community we serve. We’ll hand out awards to all the folks that have […]

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Tax Prep Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer to prepare tax returns in person or online! No experience needed. Receive specialized training to become an IRS certified tax preparer. Looking for a different way to get involved? We have a variety of volunteer positions available. The Eastern Maine CA$H Coalition helps low- to middle-income families prepare their taxes and access financial literacy […]

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Authentic Communication

A Nonviolent Communication Workshop Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 from 1 pm – 5 pm Hutchinson Center, Belfast The team at United Way of Eastern Maine values opportunities for both personal and professional development, and relishes the opportunity to share valuable information like this with the community we so proudly serve.  We are pleased to present […]

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