Rocky’s Ace Hardware raises $6,000 to help Make-A-Wish

Rocky’s Ace Hardware has donated $6,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Funds were raised on Community Day at the hardware store’s Bath location. Proceeds will directly benefit eligible children and their families in Maine.


Grant will assist York County cancer patients with travel

York County Community Action Corp. has been awarded a two-year, $50,000 grant by the Maine Cancer Foundation to provide access to cancer care and related services for York County residents who do not have access to other transportation options.


York County Community Action’s transportation program will use the funds to operate Connecting to Cancer Care, a partnership with medical providers treating cancer patients, in 2018 and 2019.

Rides can be scheduled at 324-5762, option 2, or in-person at the YCCAC Transportation office, 6 Spruce St., Sanford.

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Volunteers of America gets $95,000 for veterans housing

Volunteers of America Northern New England has received a $95,000 grant from Jane’s Trust in support of the Cabin in the Woods veterans-housing program. This donation will help furnish the living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens of 21 homes for veterans.


Cabin in the Woods provides 16 one-bedroom units and five two-bedroom units on an 11-acre space at the Togus VA Medical Center for homeless veterans.

Veterans are eligible for the permanent, supportive housing.

Individuals and families will move into Cabin in the Woods early this year.

In Maine, Volunteers of America operates 30 programs that provide affordable senior housing, behavioral health residences, community justice programs, youth and family services, and veterans housing, including two residences in Saco and Biddeford.

For more details, call 373-1140 or go to

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