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West Bay Rotary announces 2021 Community Challenge

Apr 30, 2021

Camden — West Bay Rotary in partnership with United Midcoast Charities announces its “2021 Community Challenge,” a commitment to match the first $5,000 raised for those in need of food, housing, health & safety, and economic security.

“We continue to see so many people struggling to make ends meet and to feed or house their families,” says WBR President Ken Gardiner. “We were delighted with last spring’s extraordinary Rapid Response

Fund Challenge Match, which raised more than $24,000 and provided vital funding to agencies reeling from the first waves of the pandemic. But the need hasn’t gone away yet. So, we’re hoping our community steps up with us.”

As with all UMC fundraising campaigns, 100 percent of the money raised goes directly to the agencies with no administrative fees. Donations to the 2021 WBR Community Challenge will provide Urgent Needs Grants to support food pantries, homeless shelters, and other basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. To donate to UMC and double your impact, go to: unitedmidcoastharities.org/wbr.

 

 

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