Positively Maine

Heidi Neal of Loyal Biscuit Co. and Joan Vargas, Volunteer Coordinator for the PMHSKC

Micro Chipping raises $811 for Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County!

By Heidi Neal on Feb. 11, 2013, at 11:38 a.m.
Kimberly Gates of the Bath Area Food Bank accepts a check from the West Bath Historical Society, presented by Avery Meyers, president. The donation represents the shared proceeds from the historical society's annual Christmas service offering.

Historical society’s holiday ceremony collects $200 for Bath Area Food Bank

By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 28, 2013, at 6:04 p.m.
Charles Schaeffer, Rotary president, displays some of the bags. Photo by Rotarian Doreen Berry

Unity Rotary Club completes fourth annual hat and scarf project

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 21, 2013, at 4:38 p.m.
Gary Allen is seen in Bar Harbor during his run from Maine to Washington, D.C.

Maine marathoner running to D.C. for charity

By Bill Trotter on Jan. 21, 2013, at 2:27 p.m.

February Frolic — Music in Ellsworth

By marthad on Jan. 20, 2013, at 4:31 p.m.
Randy Elliot of Corinth (right) makes wooden doll cradles and toy cars and Norma Leighton of Stetson refurbishes donated dolls. The toy go to children who would not otherwise have Christmas presents. Elliot has been making cradles since 1991 and now makes well over 1000 toys that are  donated to children all over the state.

Mason, friends carve Christmas toys for Maine kids in need

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 06, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
University of Maine at Presque Isle students and Phi Eta Sigma honor society members recently put up two artificial trees and helped decorate common rooms at the Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing facility.

Presque Isle honor society spreads holiday cheer to seniors

By Cassandra Green, Special to the BDN on Dec. 04, 2012, at 6:53 p.m.

Farmington woman knits mittens for students in Van Buren

By Ardeana Hamlin on Nov. 13, 2012, at 1:25 p.m.

Orrington churches fill shoe boxes with gifts for children in need

on Nov. 13, 2012, at 1:20 p.m.

Dead River, youth orchestras and food bank combine to make a recipe for good

By Ardeana Hamlin on Nov. 13, 2012, at 1:20 p.m.

Midcoast agency announces expansion to Kennebec, Somerset counties

on Nov. 13, 2012, at 11:11 a.m.
Boy Scout Kenneth Basford chops firewood during the third annual Veterans Day camp out for Troop 63 in front of Bud's Shop & Save in Newport on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.

Newport area Boy Scouts collecting food for pantry

By Alex Barber on Nov. 10, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.

Hope House releases Winter Wish List

on Nov. 07, 2012, at 12:05 p.m.

Fine art, craft show will benefit Hancock County agency

on Nov. 06, 2012, at 6:10 p.m.

American Red Cross announces winners of Real Heroes Awards

on Nov. 06, 2012, at 4:48 p.m.

Donations will put turkey on tables in Washington County

on Nov. 06, 2012, at 4:47 p.m.
Recipients of the Gerry Turner Volunteerism Awards for outstanding dedication to the American Folk Festival in Bangor are (from left) Esther Bushway, Al Bushway, Alec Decker, Bill Mulherin, Abby Durrah, Wendel Cross and Kip Emerson.

American Folk Festival honors volunteers

on Nov. 06, 2012, at 4:43 p.m.

Presque Isle hospital turns to agriculture to raise money, awareness of facility

By Jen Lynds on Nov. 06, 2012, at 12:15 p.m.
Susan Stephenson models a dress that she will wear for 30 days, 30 ways to benefit Dress for Success.

Nonprofit providing professional attire to disadvantaged women in Portland and Bangor to close

By Seth Koenig on Nov. 05, 2012, at 3:20 p.m.
Kate St. Clair cuddles her son Kyle, 8, for a moment while he plays a game on his iPad Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at their home in Scarborough.

Legacy of goodwill, charity may be only future for terminally ill 8-year-old

By Seth Koenig on Nov. 02, 2012, at 8:49 a.m.