Businesses and restaurants across the Midcoast will donate to United Midcoast Charities’ grants programs, based on purchases made on Dec. 8, a Day of Giving. UMC supports more than 40 local nonprofits.

In the Camden/Rockport area, participating businesses are: 40 Paper Italian Bistro & Bar; Admiral's Buttons; Antiques at 10 Mechanic; Camden Jewelry Company; DAAC Designs; El Ancla; Flatbread Company; Graffam Bros. Seafood Market; Granite Coast Orthodontics;
Green with Envy Salon; House of Logan; Leonard’s; Leslie Curtis Designs; Loyal Biscuit Co.;
 Once A Tree; Planet Toys; Serendipity Fine Consignment; Sidecountry Sports at the SnowBowl; Starbird; Sugar Tools; Surroundings; Thomas Michaels Designers, Inc., Uncle Willy's Candy Shoppe; Waterfront Restaurant and Zoot Coffee.

In Rockland, participating businesses are: C'est La Vie; Clan MacLaren; Clarke Gallery, 
clementine; Eastern Tire & Auto Service Inc.; Flowers by Hoboken; The Gautschi Center;
Grasshopper Shop; Green With Envy Salon; hello hello books; Huston-Tuttle; Loyal Biscuit Co.; Primo Restaurant; Puffin's Nest; Rock City Coffee, Seagull Cottage; Shepard Auto Group;
Sidecountry Sports and Stanhope & Spencer Gallery.