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June 20, 2017 “In a sea of human beings, it is difficult, at times even impossible, to see the human as being,” Aysha Taryam.   True to these words, millions of people across the globe are being rendered refugees and displaced… Read more >
May 30, 2017 Caribou, ME – Catholic Charities Maine’s Food Bank in Aroostook County received a $10,000 donation from Pineland Farms and Bob Evans Food, Inc. on Thursday, May 25th to help combat hunger insecurity in Maine’s… Read more >
April 25, 2017 Augusta, ME – Julie Abbot was recognized as Volunteer of the Year at the Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism on Monday, April 24th at the State House in Augusta. A resident of Gorham, Abbott has volunteered… Read more >
January 26, 2017 Catholic Charities Maine Stands in Solidarity with Refugees Portland, ME -- In response to the news circulating about the possibility of significant changes to the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program, Stephen Letourneau,… Read more >
January 13, 2017 Caribou, ME -- The home office of the Catholic Order of Foresters designated funds at the national headquarters located in Naperville, Illinois to each State Court throughout the Country to be donated to a charity of their… Read more >
January 3, 2017 Catholic Charities Wins NE/AER Team Award for Innovative LIFE 101 Program prepares high school students who have a visual impairment with skills they need for life after graduation  Portland, ME -- Maine’s innovative… Read more >
November 28, 2016 Portland, ME -- Catholic Charities Maine, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, installed two new board members at its November meeting:   Kathy Dyer of Houlton is a retiree with more than three decades of… Read more >
November 21, 2016 Portland, ME - The New England Association of Drug Court Professionals (NEADCP) Board of Directors, the Massachusetts Trial Court, the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services of the Mass. Department of Public Health, and the… Read more >
November 10, 2016 Portland, ME – Nearly 200 attendees gathered to mark Catholic Charities Maine’s 50th Anniversary on Wednesday night and to honor the outstanding individuals, businesses, faith-based and community organizations that… Read more >
October 18, 2016 Portland, ME -- Gwendolyne Tuttle, LMSW-cc has been promoted to Program Director of Support & Recovery Services at Catholic Charities’ Behavioral Health Network.   An active social worker for the past 8 years, she most… Read more >