Together we can help our neighbors have a more joyful holiday season. We are hearing from families who are worried about how they'll keep their homes warm, put food on the table, and make sure their kids find a few items under the tree. We also collect items like soaps and shampoos, gift cards, and mittens... Can we count on your help this holiday season?
DATES: Thanksgiving Baskets needed by 11/20
Christmas presents for kids needed by 12/11
Please RSVP HERE TO TELL US HOW YOU CAN HELP
There are several ways to lend a hand: build a Thanksgiving food basket, fulfill a child's holiday wish, sponsor a giving tree, keep a neighbor's home warm this Winter.
We hope all of our neighbors weathered the storm okay and that power is soon restored. We really appreciate the crews working to clear brush and trees and fix downed wires and broken utility poles.
At Project GRACE, our power is back on and our phones are up and running, too. If you or a neighbor suffered a loss due to the storm, and need temporary assistance, please give us a call.
Help us win for the Scarborough Food Pantry!
We are collecting donations of $10 to help us buy more Hannaford Helps meal boxes. Each contains staple items like rice, pasta, canned fruit and vegetables, and peanut butter. Every $10 box purchased at the Scarborough Hannaford's gets us closer to goal. The more that store collects, the better the chance our local food pantry will win a prize of gift cards. Other communities are competing for their favorite pantry, too. We are encouraging our neighbors to purchase a box or two at the Scarborough store to help the Scarborough Food Pantry win! Thank you!
Twenty-four teams competed for top honors in the 10th Annual Project GRACE Trivia Bee and bragging rights for Trivia Champions, Best Team Costumes, Best Team Name, and for Most Enthusiastic Supporters. It was a fun and high-spirited evening at Camp Ketcha, celebrating all that's good about being part of a community that cares.
After six rounds of questions and a couple of audacious challenges for the judges to decide, six teams made it to the semi-finals: In the Key of Bee, The Crooners, The Back Tee Bees, Bee Calm and Go Solar, The No Eyed Dears, and CK S'mores. After a final round of tough questions, The Back Tee Bees took top honors as the 2017 Trivia Bee Champions! The library team also scored the "Most Enthusiastic Supporters' trophy. We appreciate the teams for playing, helpful volunteers, our generous sponsors, and all who attended - you made this 10th Bee a success for Project GRACE. When we pull together to help our neighbors, everyone's a winner. Thank you, one and all!
Twenty-four teams will be competing in the 10th Annual Trivia Bee! Take a look at the teams, players, and sponsors here...
We hope you'll join us at Camp Ketcha tonight to find out who will be the smartest team in town. It promises to be another lively, fun-filled, and light-hearted event. Come out and root for your favorites: several past champions who are coming back to vie for bragging rights and trophies (Trivia Champion, Best Team Name, Best Team Costumes, Most Enthusiastic Supporters) and there are new players, too!
Last year's Trivia Champions were the Maine POPS Concert Band's team In the Key of 'Bee'. Will they take the trophy again this year?!
Let our panel of esteemed Judges (Scarborough School Nurses) know who has the best team name. Judges will decide the winners tonight at the Bee. Good luck to all the teams! Last year, Scarborough Public Library's team took home the best team name prize: Mind Blowing Intelli-gents. And the Scarborough Fire Department took home another win in the Best Team Costumes category.
The 10th Annual Trivia Bee is nearing its ambitious $10,000 fundraising goal. We are grateful to all our sponsors (it's all about bee-ing good neighbors). Thank you!
Stop by the Scarborough Community Garden on Saturday, October 14th for St. Nicholas' 3rd Annual Harvest Fest! There will be live music, food (brats, cider, pies, and more!), and crafts, too. Pick up some native Maine produce, fall mums, and take your chance on the raffle for great prizes. All are welcome!
The Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center and Friends of Scarborough Marsh are hosting their annual fall clean up of the marsh, and are also collected nourishing staple foods for Project GRACE and the Scarborough Food Pantry. Stop by the nature center on Route 9, on Saturday, October 28th, and enjoy the beautiful marsh and the company of your neighbors, and we hope you'll bring a nourishing staple food item like canned fish or canned fish chowder! Thank you!
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