Town of Scarborough, Scarborough Police Department, and Project GRACE Jointly Awarded Grant from United Way's COVID-19 Community Relief Fund
United Way of Greater Portland has awarded $259,073 in the second round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to 25 local nonprofits, schools, and faith-based groups on the frontlines working with individuals and families disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Project GRACE, Scarborough Police Department and Scarborough General Assistance were jointly awarded a generous and timely $15,000 grant that builds on our community's very long and successful history of working together to give a neighbor a helping hand when it is most needed. These are difficult times for everyone, and this grant will allow the three agencies to respond to urgent and immediate needs due to the COVID-19 crisis. >>MORE
Scarborough Leader Article: read all about the challenge to raise funds for fuel assistance, and why we're hoping for a big turnout at the rally on Saturday, February 4th.
New Board Member Joins PG
Project GRACE Welcomes New Board Member Donna Snyder, Thanks Jack Callahan and Sam Kelley for Years of Dedicated Service
Donna Snyder of Scarborough was elected to Project GRACE's board of directors at our October meeting. She will be serving as treasurer, a role held for many years by Jack Callahan.
"Our board provides the leadership and guidance to ensure we are meeting our mission to help our neighbors when times are tough," said Project GRACE executive director, Steffi Cox. "Our board members offer their time, talent, and resources because they feel so strongly about our community and truly care about the well-being of all our residents. Their energy and compassion are inspiring."
Project GRACE is greatly indebted to all its board leaders, past and present; we offer our heartfelt thanks to Sam Kelley and Jack Callahan for a job well done for so many years. And we extend a warm welcome to Donna.
Scarborough Terrace Bakes for Project GRACE
Satisfy your sweet tooth, and help Project GRACE, during this annual holiday bake sale. Stop by Scarborough Terrace (600 Commerce Drive) to pick up some tasty treats for the holidays. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 24th. >> PG In the News!
Groups GATHER Thanksgiving Baskets
PG in the news! Current 11.20.2014
It is thanks to the efforts of the whole community that we can help our neighbors have a more joyful holiday season. We are already 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. Tis the season for sharing and caring. Will you help a neighbor?
Way to BEe Good Neighbors...
PG in the news! Portland Press Herald 11.09.2014
Our Trivia Bee (10/23/14) made it into the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Society Notebook last Sunday (11/9/14). Special thanks to Margaret Logan for supporting us! Scroll through the awesome ~20 photos- it was a great event and we very much appreciated the coverage!
SEDCO HONORS PROJECT GRACE
The Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) named recipients of its 2013 Outstanding Business Awards at the group’s 28th annual meeting held at the Black Point Inn. “The companies receiving awards this year go beyond running great businesses,” said SEDCO Executive Director Karen Martin. “They’ve become part of the Scarborough landscape and have made Scarborough a better community.”Stuart Axelrod, chairman of SEDCO’s board of directors, noted that the selection of all four honorees was unanimous. Project G.R.A.C.E. is very pleased to be recognized, and sees this award as belonging to all our steadfast volunteers, supporters, and partners
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