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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Monday, January 26, 2015
WMTW-TV 8 continues strong support for United Way  LEWISTON, MAINE (January 26, 2015) United Way of Androscoggin County was pleased to accept a corporate check in the amount of $500. “WMTW-TV 8 employees have continued to show their support of what community means by serving as board members, impact council volunteers and donating in excess of $31,000 over the past 6 years. The talent of their employees is invaluable; their work on our annual campaign video has aided our efforts each and every year.” stated Executive Director, Joleen Bedard.Kelsey Dawson, Donna Rideout, Steve Minich and David Abel present United Way Loaned Executive, Jessica Siderio with their annual gift on the set of their new studio location."United Way and the work they do in our community is critical.  As a news organization which reports on issues affecting our...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition readies for 2015 Tax Season Lewiston, Maine (January 6, 2015) The Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition will start accepting phone calls on January 15, 2015 to schedule appointments for those seeking assistance in filing taxes during the 2015 season. For more information visit www.lewistonmaine.gov/lacash
Monday, December 15, 2014
Groups urged to apply for Food and Shelter funds LEWISTON, MAINE (December 15, 2014) United Way of Androscoggin County has announced that it has been selected to administer a grant from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to aid in the local fight against homelessness and hunger.The grant will be administered by a local board comprised of area non-profit leaders, local municipalities and members of the faith community.  In addition, an individual who has successfully overcome homelessness also serves on the board. Under the terms of the grant, local organizations are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:  must be private voluntary nonprofit organizations or units of government; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Androscoggin Bank shows strong support for United Way   LEWISTON, MAINE (December 3, 2014) United Way of Androscoggin County was pleased to accept a check in the amount of $16,500 as a corporate gift of support to local United Ways’ Community Funds.Community Funds raised annually during the campaign through corporate donations and from donors are distributed back into the community by funding programs that touch the lives of all ages of life; impacting programs such as early education, financial literacy, food security, rides for medical needs and much more. “Androsocoggin Bank employees have continued to show their support of what community means by volunteering, serving as board members and donating in excess of $141,300 over the past 6 years.” stated Executive Director, Joleen Bedard.Susan Lindkvist, United Way of Androscoggin County...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Central Distributors Employees present United Way with a Check  LEWISTON, MAINE (November 19, 2014) United Way of Androscoggin County was pleased to accept $515 from the employees of Central Distributors in Lewiston as a result of their fundraising efforts through the company’s jean days. Michael Barriault, Central Distributors president & general manager and employees present $515 raised from company jean days to United Way of Androscoggin County Executive Director Joleen Bedard. “United Way of Androscoggin County is an organization that belongs to and is made up of the community.” stated Executive Director, Joleen Bedard. “Central Distributors employees have continued to show their support of what community means by volunteering and donating in excess of $132,500 over the past 5 years.” About Central DistributorsCentral is a family...