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March 20, 2020


COVID-19 Community Care Fund

DONATE HERE Dear Friend, If you are like me, you are feeling overwhelmed. We are in uncharted territory. Our lives are being disrupted in ways many of us have never experienced and, perhaps, never even imagined. But, the truth is that this crisis brings into sharp focus the central question that is at the heart […]

March 18, 2020


Centering community care in response to COVID-19

[IMPORTANT UPDATE: We have launched the COVID-19 Community Care Fund to support organizing and advocacy during the pandemic. Learn more here:]   Dear Friends, We are in uncharted territory. The Maine Initiatives staff are monitoring the ever changing situation with COVID-19, paying special attention to the response and needs of the grassroots and community-based organizations […]

September 09, 2019


Nsiona’s Story: Solidarity Fund Community Impact

Dear Friends: This month, I am sharing another community perspective. Nsiona Nguizani, President of the Angolan Community Association of Maine, reflects on the support and the work you made possible. How are the donations making an impact? We’ve been able to hire a whole team to support the incoming asylum seekers. You need clothes? We’ll take you […]

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