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 donated more than $100,000 to the following local non-profit organizations. Congratulations to the 2018 Community Matters More winners!
2018 Community Matters More $5,000 Winners
These organizations were the top vote recipients for this year's campaign and received a $5,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.
The Center for Wisdom's Women
Tree Street Youth
Houlton Performing Arts Center
Natural Resource Education Center at Moosehead
Buddy Up Animal Society
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine
Families First Community Center
Paws Brave Heart
Children's Discovery Museum
Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity
Jackson Food Pantry
Knox County Meals on Wheels
EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge
Old Town Animal Orphanage
End 68 Hours of Hunger Sacopee Valley
Saco Food Pantry
2018 Community Matters More $1,000 Winners
The organizations listed below received a $1,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.
Mahoosuc Land Trust
Western Maine Community Action, Inc.
McGill's Community Band
Millinocket Regional Hospital Auxiliary
Community Financial Literacy
Freeport Community Services
Peabody Memorial Library
We Care Community Baby Center
The Ziemer Sisters Foundation
Brooks Preservation Society
Stockton Springs Community Library
Penobscot Theatre Company
Some Theatre Company
Ogunquit Housing, Inc.
White Pines Programs
Blue Ocean for Marine Conservation
ichie McFarland Children's Center
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.
2018 Community Matters More Write-in Winners
Franklin County Animal Shelter
Halfway Home Pet Rescue
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals
Somerset Humane Society
Thompson Community Center
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry
Engine: Propelling the Creative Community
Child Advocacy Center of Rockingham County
The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation acknowledges the generous contributions of promotional support to the Community Matters More campaign: