Throughout 2014, we will communicate stories that highlight people who LIVE UNITED by volunteering, giving, and advocating throughout Cumberland County. Audio stories will air on the Portland Radio Group stations (Coast 93.1, 560 WGAN, WCLZ 98.9, WBAE-AM and WZAN-AM). “The most valuable asset you have is your time.” It’s about picking up the phone — [...]

ASSISTANCE DURING THE WAIT

February 26, 2014

Many of our family, friends, and neighbors struggle with housing, food, medicine and other basic necessities. In an economy struggling to recover like this one, we all need to come together to make sure those in crisis can stay warm, fed, and healthy. This is why UWGP opposed a recent Maine Department of Health and [...]

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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MONEY

February 24, 2014

It’s Gorham Savings Bank “Make the Most of Your Money” week! We want to know if you could save all of your income tax refund, what would you save it for? Let us know at www.facebook.com/cashgp and www.twitter.com/cashgp. Join us this week: FREE federal and state income tax return preparation and filing by an IRS-certified [...]

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NATIONAL 2-1-1 DAY

February 10, 2014

February 11 is National 211 Day! 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, toll-free phone number available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Last year alone, it connected 66,000 people in Maine to health and human services resources. Since its inception 2006, over 500,000 residents have contacted trained call specialists to find help for housing and [...]

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WESTBROOK CHILDREN’S PROJECT ANNUAL UPDATE

February 4, 2014

Nearly five years ago, the Westbrook Children’s Project began as a collaborative initiative focused on increasing graduation rates for all children in Westbrook. This project has seen tremendous growth and transformation over the past five years, and is happy to share its 2013 Annual Update. As a key partner, United Way of Greater Portland is helping to [...]

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