Bumbleroot Organic Farm has been making weekly drop-offs of organic vegetables for the past two years. We use that produce in our dinners – last year we served more than 9,100 meals to My Place Teen Center youth, ages 10 -18. We are beyond grateful to this humble group of farmers for making the weekly effort to provide us with a high-quality, nutritious food source.
My Place Teen Center would like to recognize and congratulate Rosie Le in our September Spotlight. Rosie began coming to the Teen Center two years ago. She is in the 6 th grade and attends Westbrook Middle School. Rosie has lived in Westbrook for 6 years and resides with her Mom, Dad, 6 siblings, and grandmother. Her favorite things to do at My Place Teen
The staff and members of the My Place Teen Center recognize and congratulate Abby G for being awarded the Teen Member Spotlight for August 2017! Abby is eleven years old and has resided in Westbrook her entire life with her Mom, Dad, two brothers, and three dogs. Abby is starting sixth grade at Westbrook Middle School in September. For the past two years, MPTC
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. More than 120 of them, 6,000+ volunteer hours, lots of love, time, care, creativity, patience, and COMMITMENT toward our kids. With hearts of gold and goodwill to 500 kids, our volunteer fleet is IMPRESSIVE. Some are lifers, some have just joined the ranks, some may just be one-timers. Whatever the impact, our kids, this organization, and our
You’re invited to join us at The Frog & Turtle Wednesday, April 19, at 5:30 PM Enjoy an evening with the Don Campbell Trio, featuring craft beer from Mason Brewery and Left Hand Brewery. There are many ways My Place Teen Center works to raise funds and awareness for our programming throughout the year, but there are none as DELICIOUS as the My Place
Matt Giggey – My Place Teen Center’s Volunteer April Spotlight – CONGRATULATIONS! We asked some questions of our intrepid Matt: About you: I’m a 39 years old Mainer, living and working in Portland. Although I left Maine for school, I always knew I would return. I’m just a regular guy, close to family, surrounded by great friends, and always looking for ways that I
My Place Teen Center has developed a quarterly plan to continue its Youth Leadership Academy through the summer of 2017. All youth are encouraged to attend “extended learning” activities in order to increase the fundamental building blocks needed to promote thriving. The Youth Leadership Academy is comprised of four areas: (1) Health and Wellness; (2) Social/Emotional Skills; (3) Workforce Readiness; and, (4) Character/Civic Engagement.
Please join newly elected Mayor Sanphy and City officials on February 17, 4 pm to 8 pm, for a meet and greet and celebration at My Place Teen Center. Refreshments will be provided. Please use the Foster Street entrance. Hosts: Downtown Westbrook Coalition and My Place Teen Center
As race beneficiaries in 2016, we have a few bibs to this year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race, available for a donation for $250 that goes directly to help at-risk teens. Register below to claim yours today – registrations must be received by June 30th at noon. 2017 TD Beach to Beacon • August 5, 2017 General Registration for the
This holiday season, please consider a gift to My Place Teen Center – a non-profit organization in YOUR community that is on the front lines of the battles against drug addiction, homelessness, food insecurity, and systemic poverty. Please read on for more information, and click the link below to donate. “I don’t have any dreams. I know it’s important to have dreams, though. I