General News

Let’s Celebrate!

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

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A Benefit Dinner for MPTC

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

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MPTC’s April Spotlight

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

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Kids’ Program Plan for Spring and Summer 2017!

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.

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Inaugural Celebration!

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


TD Beach to Beacon 2017

2017 TD Beach to Beacon • August 5, 2017 General Registration for the 2017 TD Beach to Beacon is already sold out. You can take your chances with the lottery or you can secure your bib for the race RIGHT NOW, while also supporting My Place Teen Center. As you already know, My Place Teen Center was the 2016 Race Beneficiary, and as such,

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Give a little; get A LOT!

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

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Shop With A Smile

Did you know that you can support My Place Teen Center whenever you shop at Amazon?   With the holiday shopping season right around the corner MPTC reminds its loyal supporters about this easy and free way to support the center while you shop this season. Start your shopping at smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will make a donation to MPTC on your behalf.  It’s free

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Grateful!

Continued thanks go out to Masonry Tech Waterproofing, F.W. Webb, Pine State Services, Westbrook Public Services, and Pike Industries for their assistance and kind-hearted ways. Today is all about the plumbing and stone delivery. Thank YOU!


We are so fortunate. Thank YOU.

In the midst of our 18th year of providing services and meals to more than 500 phenomenal youth, we were on the hunt for some serious, BIG funding. Funding to finish the renovation of the building; most notably, the siding and insulation project, the downstairs water leakage issues, and overall energy efficiency initiatives for our 150-year-old building, as well programming funding for our Youth

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