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Island Programming Continues to Thrive 

Island Programming Continues to Thrive 

Director of Island Services Douglas Cornman at the Inter-Island Event with an island student For nine years, Douglas Cornman has been a consistent presence on Maine’s outer islands as the Mission’s Director of Island Outreach. He has taught improv, dance, and movement...

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Winter Activities on the Downeast Campus

Winter Activities on the Downeast Campus

With colder temperatures and snow in the forecast, the Mission’s Downeast Campus is the place for winter activities and family fun. Every Saturday through February from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.—weather permitting—families with children are invited to ice skate, snowshoe, and...

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Scholarship Open House Highlights Opportunities for Students

Scholarship Open House Highlights Opportunities for Students

2022 Mission Scholarship Recipients On January 26, 58 high school students, parents, and guidance counselors in Hancock and Washington Counties learned more about four college scholarship opportunities during a Downeast Scholarship Open House sponsored by the Mission,...

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Visualizing the Mission’s Impact

Visualizing the Mission’s Impact

Like most nonprofits, the Mission measures our impact with numbers. Yet it can be difficult to imagine what a number signifies. Consider the investment our community members, volunteers, donors, and staff make in Mainers’ lives last year:  Our Housing Rehabilitation...

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Announcing the Mission Downeast Capital Campaign

Announcing the Mission Downeast Capital Campaign

The Mission has launched a $1.8 million Mission Downeast Capital Campaign that will fund renovations and additions on the Downeast Campus in Cherryfield. The 63-acre campus is the heart of the our work in Washington County and features the Ed and Connie Greaves...

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A Letter from Mission President John Zavodny

A Letter from Mission President John Zavodny

Dear Friend, Through our programs and people, we create belonging every day. And we believe that our Downeast Campus, buildings, and program areas should be just as welcoming, work just as hard, and serve just as thoughtfully. These communities deserve nothing less. I...

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