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$800,000 to 48 Maine nonprofits - Jun. 20, 2017

The John T. Gorman Foundation is awarding $800,000 to 48 Maine nonprofits through its annual Direct Services Grant Program. Through this support, the Foundation will partner with organizations who are working to meet the immediate needs of Maine's most vulnerable people.
In Washington County The following will recieve grant money.

Down East Hospice Volunteers $10,000 To provide cost-free, compassionate care for terminally ill cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers.   Down East Hospice Volunteers  24 Hospital Lane, Calais, ME 04619

Hand In Hand (Mano En Mano) $20,000 To provide immigrants and migrant workers with high-quality supports and referrals to meet their basic needs.  Milbridge, ME 04658  

Maine Sea Coast Mission $25,000 For the Weald Bethel Food Pantry, which serves low-income residents within a 700-mile radius of Washington County.   6 Weald Bethel Ln, Cherryfield, ME 04622

the independent, statewide Foundation has moved to focus strategically on four key areas: improving educational achievement for children; promoting successful transitions to adulthood for vulnerable older youth; helping struggling parents to support their families and enabling low-income seniors to remain in their homes as long as possible. In 2017, the Foundation expects to distribute a total of $7 million across all its grant programs and initiatives across the state.
For more information about the John T. Gorman Foundation, visit