Community Matters More

You Voted. You Mattered. Thank You.

With thousands of votes cast by the people of Maine and New Hampshire during the 2018 Community Matters More campaign, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation will donate more than $100,000 to the following local non-profit organizations. Congratulations to the following 2018 Community Matters More winners!  

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2018 Community Matters More $5,000 Winners

Each of these organizations were the top vote recipients for this year's campaign and will receive a $5,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford 
The Center for Wisdom's Women
Tree Street Youth 

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis 
Houlton Performing Arts Center
Natural Resource Education Center at Moosehead 

Cumberland 
Buddy Up Animal Society
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine 

Hancock/Washington 
Families First Community Center
Paws Brave Heart 

Kennebec/Somerset 
Children's Discovery Museum
Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo 
Jackson Food Pantry
Knox County Meals on Wheels 

Southern Penobscot 
EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge
Old Town Animal Orphanage 

York 
End 68 Hours of Hunger Sacopee Valley
Saco Food Pantry 

Rockingham County
HAVEN
Veterans Count


2018 Community Matters More $1,000 Winners

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford
Mahoosuc Land Trust
Western Maine Community Action, Inc.

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis
McGill's Community Band
Millinocket Regional Hospital Auxiliary

Cumberland 
Community Financial Literacy
Freeport Community Services 

Hancock/Washington 
Peabody Memorial Library
We Care Community Baby Center 

Kennebec/Somerset
Siesta Sanctuary
The Ziemer Sisters Foundation       

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo 
Brooks Preservation Society
Stockton Springs Community Library  

Southern Penobscot 
Penobscot Theatre Company
Some Theatre Company

York  
Ogunquit Housing, Inc. 
White Pines Programs

Rockingham County
Blue Ocean for Marine Conservation
Richie McFarland Children's Center    


 

2018 Community Matters More Write-in Winners

The organizations listed below ranked as the highest write-in vote recipients in their respective region and will receive a $1,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford 
Franklin County Animal Shelter

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis 
Halfway Home Pet Rescue

Cumberland
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals

Hancock/Washington 
Community Closet

Kennebec/Somerset
Somerset Humane Society       

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo
Thompson Community Center

Southern Penobscot 
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry

York 
Engine: Propelling the Creative Community

Rockingham County
Child Advocacy Center of Rockingham County 

Special Thanks

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation acknowledges the generous contributions of promotional support to the Community Matters More campaign by:  

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