Tears of Joy… Gratitude Abounds.

The Universe has responded bountifully. In the past two weeks, we received very generous gifts from the Coulombe Family Foundation, Disability RMS – we are going to miss our neighbors, The Rines/Thompson Fund, and the pictures below depict our awe and gratitude for our beloved neighbor, Diane, and her family foundation’s VERY inspiring gift. These four entities really stepped up and showed their care for our 567 kids.

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What Color is Your Door?

When every door is a red door, every teen will have a safe place to go. Behind the Red Doors of My Place Teen Center are healthy meals, academic enrichment, and a loving support system that changes lives. We invite you to join our community – no, you don’t have to paint your door red. Your financial gift provides free, year-round, afterschool programming for

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Hey Now, Westbrook Hannaford!

A group of stellar Hannaford volunteers swing by every Tuesday to hang with our kids. And boy, do they have fun. Lots of arts and crafts, ping pong, and hijinks. But then….This dedicated Westbrook crew decided to help with our 2015 annual appeal and make a $1,500 gift. Thank YOU! We love having you and we are grateful for your help to keep our Red

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Go, DEB!

WCSH6 Who Care Award Winner Tonight, our dear friend, Deb Shangraw, will be honored by WCSH as the 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year. We are so honored and proud to call her our friend. Here is part of her nomination: Deb is one of those rare people in a community that always makes a difference and does it in the most unassuming,

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Knight Property Services

Dylan, Mike, and crew – way to chop down the proverbial cherry tree; wait, wrong month… ;-) Thanks for the cedars and rhododendron TLC. Needed you to wield your ax and lickety split, chop-chop, down they came. Thanks, guys!!!!


Best Buy Foundation- You sure made our smarty pants teens VERY happy!

So excited that our local store, and the good deeds of Bart Gillespie, GM, helped us win a Best Buy award of $10,000!!! We will provide five to seven hours of STEM programming weekly, including: Daily STEM homework help in our 12-station Learning Technology Lab. Digital photography Computer repair Robotics activities, building robots from parts kits, each of which will provide the basis for

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The 2015 Annual Report is Here!

Another fabulous year at My Place Teen Center. Hot off the presses — our 2015 Annual Report! Inside you’ll find a summary of our many accomplishments in the past year thanks to the generous support of donors throughout our community. And read stories about our annual award winners — corporate partner, community partner, and volunteer of the year. Our virtual report is available to

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Infinity FCU Shares the Love! VOTE!

Share the Love is a campaign that highlights credit unions giving back to their communities and sharing their heartfelt work on videos. These videos are being shared to inspire random acts of kindness and give back to charities that are near and dear to credit unions and members. You can make a difference by voting for your favorite credit union video. Credit union videos

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A Lotta Love from Neighbors Near and Far!

As you know, we’re gearing up for our Fund A Kid Celebration on October 1. FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/714250748681235/ And the care from our neighbors really makes a girl weep. Thanks for making my mascara run: Bath Savings Bank – Patti, Bangor Savings Bank – Carol, Infinity Federal CU – Mary/Adam, Frog and Turtle – James, Uke’N’Smile – Dave/Keith/Monique, Captain Matt Brunner – shark fishing trip, Jen Dean

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Broccoli, cupcakes, and the Governor…

Believe me, they all go together at MPTC. KUDOS to Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Buxton for the weekly supply of fresh veggies. Your broccoli was spruced up with some heavenly cheese sauce. We have some devoted cupcake elves who traipse in every Monday with 100 lovingly made fancy cupcakes. (Those get scoffed up a tad quicker than the broccoli.) But they do have to have their broccoli before their

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