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Gourmet Gala Success

Categories: Fundraising
Local television personality Norm Karkos hosted the Gourmet Gala event on Tuesday, April 11, at Ocean Gateway.  It was a night of kicking the tires, braking by for tasty treats, speeding up for bidding and filling the tank for Gary’s House! Weirs Motors bested their competition – Quirk Chevrolet, Portland Volvo and Rowe Ford – …

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Still A Good Cause Thrift Shop proceeds benefit McAuley Residence

Categories: Fundraising
Still A Good Cause Thrift Shop, located at 16 Forest Avenue in Portland, announced last year that proceeds would benefit McAuley Residence, Mercy’s comprehensive housing program for women . The shop celebrated its first year anniversary on May 1 and Melissa Skahan, Mercy vice president for mission and Susan Rouillard, Mercy Healthcare Foundation vice president, …

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Gary’s House

Categories: Fundraising
Gary’s House has always been a safe, comfortable and affordable respite for our guests, but soon, it will offer a new space to encourage after visiting hours activities, also. During a spell of below zero weather, Gary’s House sustained basement water damage resulting from frozen and burst pipes.   After careful consideration of available options, the …

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Working Together to Provide Leading-Edge Cancer Treatment

Categories: Fundraising
Hearing the words “you have cancer” is one of the most difficult things any individual or family can experience. Thanks to recently-announced partnerships involving EMHS, EMMC, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, patients who are diagnosed with cancer will benefit from a more collaborative approach to treatment and greater access to clinical trials. EMMC Cancer Care …

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Brewer Student Organizes Event to Raise Funds for Local Healthcare for Kids

Categories: Fundraising
Sixth grade student Noah Tibbetts of Brewer, together with representatives of Bangor Federal Credit Union, will present a check for $7,111.70 to EMHS Foundation Children’s Miracle Hospitals on Thursday, November 17 at 10:40 am at Brewer Community School. Funds were raised through Brewer Community School’s annual “Nickels with Noah” event. This year, the Opal Myrick …

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