Articles by Jason Wolfe


After three-week wait, fundraiser participants bracing for frigid ocean plunge in Portland

By Jason Wolfe on Feb. 26, 2013, at 9:55 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine  —  The sixth annual Maine Polar Dip, postponed by a historic blizzard earlier this month, is set to take place on Saturday at East End Beach in Portland. Participants will plunge into frigid Casco Bay to raise money to send more families to Camp Sunshine. The March 2 …

Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival Raises $80,175

By Jason Wolfe on Nov. 01, 2012, at 2:43 p.m.
CASCO, Maine  —  The 10th annual Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival at L.L. Bean raised $80,175 for the one-of-a-kind national retreat in Casco that supports children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, Camp Sunshine officials announced Wednesday. More than 20,000 festival-goers attended the daylong event on Oct. 27 in Freeport, that …
Camp Sunshine is located on the shores of Sebago Lake in Casco, Maine

Camp Sunshine announces summer programs

By Jason Wolfe on April 05, 2012, at 4:33 p.m.
CASCO, Maine  – Camp Sunshine has released its summer schedule of programs for children afflicted with cancer, blood diseases, lupus, solid organ transplant, and other life-threatening illnesses. Camp Sunshine offers children and their families a one-of-a-kind camp experience, providing the entire family the opportunity to connect and rebuild relationships strained …