Community Matters More

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.

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford
The Center for Wisdom's Women
Tree Street Youth

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis
Houlton Performing Arts Center
Natural Resource Education Center at Moosehead

Cumberland
Buddy Up Animal Society
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine

Hancock/Washington
Families First Community Center
Paws Brave Heart

Kennebec/Somerset
Children's Discovery Museum
Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo
Jackson Food Pantry
Knox County Meals on Wheels

Southern Penobscot
EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge
Old Town Animal Orphanage

York
End 68 Hours of Hunger Sacopee Valley
Saco Food Pantry

Rockingham County
HAVEN
Veterans Count
 

2018 Community Matters More $1,000 Winners

The organizations listed below received a $1,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford
Mahoosuc Land Trust
Western Maine Community Action, Inc.

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis
McGill's Community Band
Millinocket Regional Hospital Auxiliary

Cumberland
Community Financial Literacy
Freeport Community Services

Hancock/Washington
Peabody Memorial Library
We Care Community Baby Center

Kennebec/Somerset
Siesta Sanctuary
The Ziemer Sisters Foundation

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo
Brooks Preservation Society
Stockton Springs Community Library

Southern Penobscot
Penobscot Theatre Company
Some Theatre Company

York
Ogunquit Housing, Inc.
White Pines Programs

Rockingham County
Blue Ocean for Marine Conservation
ichie McFarland Children's Center


2018 Community Matters More Write-in Winners

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.

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford
Franklin County Animal Shelter

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis
Halfway Home Pet Rescue

Cumberland
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals

Hancock/Washington
Community Closet

Kennebec/Somerset
Somerset Humane Society

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo
Thompson Community Center

Southern Penobscot
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry

York
Engine: Propelling the Creative Community

Rockingham County
Child Advocacy Center of Rockingham County

Special Thanks

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation acknowledges the generous contributions of promotional support to the Community Matters More campaign: