May 2nd is Maine Day at the University of Maine, a day filled with service and giving time for the benefit of the school and the community.  It is also Maine Day of Giving, where the University fundraises money for many causes campus-wide.

Students and alumni are encouraged to spread the word to ask those across social media to support a department that is important to them.

Here is a link to the social media tool kit if you would like to participate in today's #MaineDayofGiving18.

If you would like to contribute, please visit  Contributions of $5 or more make you eligible to get a classy, iron-on "M" patch as a thank you gift.

You also are encouraged to visit the crowdfunding site "Fill the Steins" for UMaine for donations as well.

For more information, contact the Annual Fund office at 207.581.5100.

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