Mainers are good in a crisis—we are hearty and resourceful folk! This page is dedicated to sharing the stories of “Mainers helping Mainers,” whether is supporting access to food and supplies in your community, changing policies to lighten the load on your employees and customers, or even offering use of your services to ease the burdens of our neighbors.

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Maine’s public universities, community colleges sign deal to help in coronavirus response

Sun., March 29, 2020

As Maine officials prepare for an expected wave of COVID-19 cases to spread throughout the state, Maine’s public universities and community colleges are ready to supply needed materials, research and even campus buildings to aid in the effort.

CMP parent company pledges $2 million to pandemic relief

Wed., March 25, 2020

Central Maine Power Co. parent Avangrid Inc. and its Avangrid Foundation are making a commitment to support national and local organizations.

Maine credit union offers to defer loans to its members

Mon., March 23, 2020

The company says the optional 3-month program will be offered to members regardless if they have been directly impacted by the virus or not.

Dunkin’ pledging $1 million to assist organizations fighting coronavirus

Thurs., March 19, 2020

Dunkin’ is pledging $1.25 million to assist health and hunger relief organizations on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus. Activated by the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, this includes a $250,000 donation to the Boston Resiliency Fund that will provide services to Boston residents severely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the press release.