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February 2, 2021 Jon Schleder, Medicare VP of Strategy with  United Healthcare, Scarborough, ME, delivered 100  “care packages” to CCM on Monday assembled by employees to be distributed to our clients in need. The bags include items… Read more >
January 13, 2021 Portland, ME – Thanks to a donation from Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Charities Maine (CCM) has received 73,000 KN-95 general purpose masks to help keep Mainers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It was a… Read more >
December 7, 2020 Governor Janet Mills and Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) Commissioner Amanda Beal announced that the Administration is committing $2 million in federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funding… Read more >
July 16, 2020 Portland, ME -- Catholic Charities Maine Child and Adult Care Food Program announces its continued participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Meals are available at no separate charge to all enrolled… Read more >
June 25, 2020 Portland, ME – Thanks to a $5,000 donation from Hannaford Supermarkets, Catholic Charities Maine’s Fikiria Makerspace has embarked on a new project that is providing meaningful employment for immigrants to make cloth… Read more >
June 3, 2020 Catholic Charities Maine unequivocally condemns the senseless killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This horrific crime is one of many recent examples of racial injustice and the systemic racism that continues to destroy… Read more >
April 30, 2020 Portland, ME – Catholic Charities Maine is pleased to announce it has received a Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund grant from United Way of Greater Portland to support its Relief & Hope Emergency Services… Read more >
March 3, 2020 Biddeford, Maine – Catholic Charities Maine today announced that two of its programs have each been awarded a two-year grant from United Way of York County totaling $66,000. Independent Support Services will receive a… Read more >
December 15, 2019 Portland, ME -- Catholic Charities Maine Child and Adult Care Food Program announces its continued participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Meals are available at no separate charge to all enrolled… Read more >
October 16, 2019 Bangor, ME -- For many kids with autism, Halloween night can be stressful and difficult. “The night may be sensory overload with the many lights, sounds and frightful antics of well-intended people,” says Nicole Powers… Read more >