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Visualizing the Mission’s Work in 2023

Visualizing the Mission’s Work in 2023

Every year the Mission measures its programmatic work by putting a number to some of the work we do: the number of students attending a session of EdGE, the number of meals served on the Sunbeam, the number hours Davis Maine Scholars spent receiving one-on-one...

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Resources for January 10th Storm

Resources for January 10th Storm

The recent storms across Maine have left many Downeast coastal and island communities challenged by historic, widespread flooding and wind damage. Resources are available throughout the state for those impacted by the storm’s effects. Governor Mills has declared a...

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Jeffrey Ewing del Rio Joins the Mission 

Jeffrey Ewing del Rio Joins the Mission 

As of January 1, 2024, Jeffrey Ewing del Rio has joined the Mission as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Jeff, a certified public accountant, comes to the Mission with more than 10 years of experience working with nonprofits in various financial positions. He ran his...

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Food Pantry Kicks Off Monthly Food Donation Initiative 

Food Pantry Kicks Off Monthly Food Donation Initiative 

The pantry stocks a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, and shelf-stable products received from partner organizations like Good Shepherd Food Bank. However, there are items often not donated, or the Mission cannot source or purchase from its partners....

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Island Health Makes Connections From Home 

Island Health Makes Connections From Home 

This summer, the Mission held a health fair on Isle au Haut where island residents could learn more about the resources that were available to them in their community. Afterward, Director of Island Services Douglas Cornman and Sunbeam Nurse Simone Babineaux knew they...

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Getting Ready for College with the Mission

Getting Ready for College with the Mission

Current Davis Maine Scholars pose at the University of New England Earlier this fall, Davis Maine Scholarship Program Director Ace Barrera posed a question to Davis Maine Scholars currently attending college. What would have helped them better transition from high...

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