Current priorities: In addition to our ongoing programs… we’ve been addressing two critical issues for farmers. We’ve been providing support to organic dairy farmers who lost their Horizon (Dairy) contracts as well as to farmers impacted by PFAS contamination.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: MaineShare helps with statewide name recognition and presence through the workplaces that participate in workplace giving campaigns.
Recent achievement: Helping to secure the passing of LD1995/LD 2013, which provides $60 million in support of farmers impacted by PFAS contaminations.
Current priorities: We have been working to protect endangered and threatened migratory bird populations along Maine’s coast, in Maine’s North Woods, and on lakes and ponds.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: At a time when we are counting and relying on every dollar in the budget to attract and retain talented staff, sustain ever-increasing public engagement, and conserve globally-important wildlife habitat in Maine, distributions from MaineShare make up a very significant percentage of our giving.
Current priorities: Anti-racism work from a faith-based perspective, and speaking with the voice of faith for reproductive justice.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: Receiving this significant amount of undesignated funding helps us ensure our programs and advocacy are sustainable in the long run.