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Telethon to Keep County Residents Warm and Safe Returns

Home heating costs are expected to remain high this winter as people continue to be forced to shelter at home due to the pandemic.  For many families, especially with children who must be out of school, the added increase is an escalating concern.  The reliance on oil to heat Aroostook County homes makes the annual […]

High Five Turkey Drive Returns to Stuff Local Pantries for Thanksgiving

United Way of Aroostook is once again partnering with Townsquare Media to host the High Five Turkey Drive that has brought thousands of dollars to Aroostook County food pantries over the past few years during Thanksgiving.  United Way of Aroostook will work to provide local grocery store gift certificates to food pantries that provide Thanksgiving […]

Telethon to Support United Way of Aroostook Programs

The United Way of Aroostook will be kicking off their Annual Campaign this year with a telethon on WAGM on September 16th.  United Way of Aroostook has been working since 1957 to bring people together to help the community reach its full potential.  They partner with local nonprofits, businesses, government departments, and social service agencies […]

Community Partners to “Stuff the Bus”

United Way of Aroostook is collaborating with Aroostook County Action Program, Adopt-A-Block Aroostook, Walmart Houlton, Walmart Presque Isle, and Townsquare Media to help Aroostook County children be well prepared to begin the new school year by providing eligible families with a backpack and school supplies.  Working together, along with the generous support of businesses and […]

United Way of Aroostook Holds Online Auction to Make Positive Changes

In a time when in-person events have not been feasible, United Way of Aroostook decided to create an online auction that will be crucial to the success of the United Way of Aroostook Campaign.  This campaign helps to fund vital programs and services across Aroostook County.  United Way of Aroostook strives to break the cycle […]