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iPads Connect Islanders to Resources

iPads Connect Islanders to Resources

When Covid closed businesses and kept us at home, many of us powered up our devices and started to connect on Zoom, FaceTime and in other ways. We attended work meetings from our living rooms, had virtual game nights, and talked to our health providers in our pajamas....

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Food Pantry Announces New Hours to Meet Increased Need

Food Pantry Announces New Hours to Meet Increased Need

As the temperatures dip, we bundle up, turn up our thermostats, and brace ourselves for a long winter. But with the price of home heating oil almost $1.50 more a gallon than it was last year, many of us are facing sticker shock when getting our bills. For people...

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Christmas on the Islands

Christmas on the Islands

Outside the picturesque wooden church, the night air is cold, and winter winds are howling. Inside, the air is warmed by candlelight and the sounds of children, young and old, waiting, with anticipation, for Christmas to arrive. One of the ways islanders know that...

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Sharon Daley’s Lasting Impact from Dr. Diehl Snyder

Sharon Daley’s Lasting Impact from Dr. Diehl Snyder

Director of Island Health Sharon Daley, RN, started working at the Mission in 2000 and will retire after 22 years of working with the island communities. When she joined the Mission, Sharon initially focused on setting up the home health and telehealth program....

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Making Her Final Rounds on the Sunbeam

Making Her Final Rounds on the Sunbeam

In her time at the Maine Seacoast Mission, Sharon Daley’s work as the Director of Island Health has landed her in the pages of The Washington Post and Newsweek, and on TV in a national Walgreens ad. But to the islanders she serves, Sharon is just Sharon: a confidante,...

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A Last Call for Christmas Presents

A Last Call for Christmas Presents

With Christmas just around the corner, the Mission’s elves are hard at work making sure that they get presents to families and community members throughout Hancock and Washington Counties. Stephanie Moores, Community and Family Engagement Program Manager, asks that...

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