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About Senior Corps 
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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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USA Freedom Corps Partnering to Answer the President’s Call to Service
 
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Senior Corps In Maine
 

 

More than 2,700 seniors in Maine contribute their time and talents in one of three Senior Corps programs. Foster Grandparents serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to more than 2,500 young people who have special needs. Senior Companions help more than 540 homebound seniors and other adults maintain independence in their own homes. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers conduct safety patrols for local police departments, participate in environmental projects, tutor and mentor youth, respond to natural disasters, and provide other services through more than 510 groups across Maine.


Download: Senior Corps in Maine (PDF)

   

National Service in Maine. 

More than 14,000 people of all ages and backgrounds are helping to meet local needs, strengthen communities, and increase civic engagement through 64 national service projects across Maine. Serving with national and local nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations and other groups, these citizens tutor and mentor children, coordinate after-school programs, build homes, conduct neighborhood patrols, restore the environment, respond to disasters, build nonprofit capacity and recruit and manage volunteers. This year, the Corporation for National and Community Service will commit more than $5,600,000 to support Maine communities through three national service initiatives:

 

Together with the USA Freedom Corps, the Corporation for National and Community Service is working to build a culture of citizenship, service, and responsibility in America. To learn more about the Corporation or any of its programs, visit www.nationalservice.gov or call 202-606-5000 or TTY 202-565-2799.

Information on the 2006 – 2007 program year current as of February 9, 2007.

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