April Partner Focus: Shaw House

Each month, here at Electricity Maine we feature one of our Core non-profit partners or group of partners who share a common goal or objective.

In April we are featuring our three partners that focus their efforts on providing resources for, and addressing the needs of, Maine’s homeless youth and teens.  These non-profits include:

  • New Beginnings (Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin counties)
  • Preble Street (Cumberland county)
  • The Shaw House (Penobscot county)

Please take a moment to review their great work and how they make a difference to our youth people.  We are proud to partner with these organizations and we hope you’ll consider supporting their work.

The Shaw House

 Contact: Website – www.theshawhouse.org where people can learn more about our agency, programs and services available to homeless youth and their families, information on youth homelessness, and our link to donate to the Shaw House using our partner PayPal. 

If a young person is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and needs help they can call 941-2874 for more information  24-hours a day, 365 days a year

•Keep up to date with their activities on Facebook

Wish List:  Key items they need right now are: New socks and underwear, towels, bedding, hygiene products and gift cards for local stores.  

Events:  Current projects and activities at Shaw House include plans to expand our Day Drop-in Program space allowing us to provide more opportunities for homeless youth, and our Pin Project with University of Maine students to raise money to purchase musical instruments for our Drop-in Program. 

You can find information on both these projects  by visiting our Day Program Expansion Google One site, where one dollar can make a difference.  Also, visit the Rock & Art Shop and Metropolitan Soul to purchase a unique pin to support the Pin Project at Shaw House in conjunction with the UMaine Art Education program. 

Posted on March 26, 2014 in Electricity Maine

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