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Mission Provides 210 Lbs Meat to Island Food Pantry

Mission Provides 210 Lbs Meat to Island Food Pantry

Photo courtesy Terry Staples. NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME - Two weeks into the New Year, Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN noticed on Facebook a call for help from Terry Staples at Swan's Island Bread of Life Food Pantry. While no one was on duty, the pantry freezer...

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A New Look for the Mission’s Website

A New Look for the Mission’s Website

Over the last several months, we worked with the Belfast-based design team Pica to reimagine the Mission’s new website. We are delighted to share it with you today.  With deep gratitude to an anonymous donor who funded the project, our new site conveys the Mission’s...

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233 Coats Arrive From Southern Maine

233 Coats Arrive From Southern Maine

It's Thank you Thursday. Today's shout-out of Mission love goes to Lorraine Martin and Diane Bennekamper for keeping Downeast Maine kids warm. In December 2021, Lorraine and Diane rallied a winter coat donation for the Mission. The two women from the Portland area...

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Downeast, Wendy Takes on a New Mission

Downeast, Wendy Takes on a New Mission

Wendy Harrington photographed in 2021 on the Downeast Campus, Cherryfield. From the desk of Melvin D. Adams III, Downeast Director On December 31st , longtime educator, advocate, and community leader Wendy Harrington retired as Director of Service Programs. She has...

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The 2022 Island ElderCare Conference

The 2022 Island ElderCare Conference

Mission Island Health personnel, island ElderCare workers, and guests at a previous Mission Island ElderCare Conference. NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME - One remarkable outcome of Island Health Director Sharon Daley's work among Maine islands is the dedicated, ongoing network...

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