BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine has reached 98 percent of its $1.96 million fundraising goal, the organization announced.

The annual campaign raised nearly $1.93 million.

“Let’s celebrate all the great results that have been achieved to date, and commit ourselves to raising that final 2 percent,” campaign Chairman and Bath Police Chief Mike Field said at the Nov. 7 campaign finale, according to a United Way news release.

Less than $40,000 must be raised in new or increased donations by year’s end to reach the goal.

“I especially want to reach out to companies and individuals who have not given in recent years,” Field said. “Our community needs you. Please be a part of this community drive to help our friends and neighbors.”

United Way and its 40 local partner agencies aided about 20,000 Mid Coast residents last year.

Donations can be sent to United Way of Mid Coast Maine, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, ME 04530. Call 443-9752 or log onto for more information.

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