You voted. You mattered. Thank You.
Community Matters More is a unique giving initiative which embarked in 2007. Each year, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation engages the public in voting for their favorite nonprofits and distributes over $100,000 to local nonprofit organizations. Congratulations to the following 2017 Community Matters More winners!
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2017 Community Matters More $5,000 Winners
Each of these organizations were the top vote recipients for this year's campaign and will receive a $5,000 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.
Fit Girls of Wilton Maine
Dexter Fire Fighters Association, Inc.
House in the Woods
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals
Maine Veterans' Home
Birdsacre-Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary
Downeast Coastal Conservancy
Nolan's Hero Foundation
Spectrum Generations Meals on Wheels
Rockland Community Center
Thompson Community Center *write-in winner
Maine Breast Cancer Coalition
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry *write-in winner
Community Bicycle Center
Habitat for Humanity of York County
2017 Community Matters More $1,000 Winners
Lewiston Education Fund
Millinocket Historical Society
Moosehead Lake Region Economic Development Corp.
Hospice of Southern Maine
Maternal Health Alliance of Maine
Peavey Memorial Library
St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Association
The Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope
The Game Loft
Timelines Community Inc.
Maine Youth Fish and Game Association
Waban Projects, Inc.
York Senior Housing Services
2017 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.
The Public Theatre, Lewiston
Halfway Home Pet Rescue
Maine State Music Theatre
Forgotten Felines of Maine
Somerset Humane Society
Thompson Community Center *$5,000 write-in winner
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry *5,000 write-in winner
York County Shelter Programs
The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation acknowledges the generous contributions of promotional support to the Community Matters More campaign by: