Community Matters More

You Voted. You Mattered. Thank You.

With thousands of votes cast by the people of Maine during the 2016 Community Matters More campaign, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation will donate $100,000 to the following 68 Maine-based non-profit organizations throughout the State. Congratulations to the following 2016 Community Matters More winners!

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2016 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

Franklin County Children's Task Force

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis

Dover-Foxcroft Area Food Cupboard

Cumberland

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Hancock/Washington

Downeast Scenic Railroad

Kennebec/Somerset

Augusta Food Bank

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo

Thompson Community Center *write-in winner

Southern Penobscot

Camp Capella

York

York County Shelter Programs, Inc.

2016 Community Matters More $1,000 Winners

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford 

Greater Rumford Community Center
Healthy Androscoggin
L/A Arts
Oxford County Mental Health
Wilton Free Public Library

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis 

Friends of Community Fitness
Greenville Junction Depot Friends
Hope and Justice Project
Katahdin Friends, Inc. – KFI
Lincoln Historical Society

Cumberland

Camp Ketcha
LearningWorks Family Literacy Project
Portland Stage
The Iris Network
The Junior League of Portland, ME

Hancock/Washington

Bucksport Bay Healthy Communities Coalition
Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition
Castine Fire Rescue Volunteer Association
Healthy Acadia
Machias Bay Chamber Concert

Kennebec/Somerset 

Aliza Jean Family Cancer Foundation
Augusta Boys & Girls Club
Friends of LC Bates Museum
Somerset Wood Trustee
Waterville Creates

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo

Belfast Creative Coalition
Literacy Volunteers of Mid-Coast Maine
Mossman Memorial Park Association
Passy Rail Trail: Coastal Mountains Land Trust
The Summit Project
Waldo County Woodshed 

 Southern Penobscot

Bangor Area Rotary Breakfast Charities
Curran Homestead: Living History Farm & Museum
Eastern Area Agency on Aging
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor
Old Town Recreation Center

York 

Aquaholics Special Surfers
Caring Unlimited Corporation
End 68 Hours of Hunger Sacopee Valley
Wells-Ogunquit Senior Center
York County Community Action Corp. 

2016 Community Matters More Write-in Winners

Those organizations listed below ranked as the highest 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
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis

Halfway Home Pet Rescue
Nordic Heritage Center

Cumberland 

Curtis Memorial Library
Maine Lost Dog Recovery
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals
One Longfellow Square

Hancock/Washington

Cottontail Cottage Rabbit Rescue
Forgotten Felines of Maine

Kennebec/Somerset

Children's Discovery Museum
Kennebec Valley Humane Society
Somerset Humane Society

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo 

Mid-Coast Conservancy

Southern Penobscot

Hermon Volunteer Rescue
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Cupboard
Newport Cultural Center

 York

In A Pinch Non Food Pantry
Nasson Community Center

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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