This will be the fifth year that $5000 will be voted on by the people to give one Bangor Area Non-Profit a boost to start the year.

At an annual meeting held by the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, Machias Savings Bank will be investing $5000 to the Bangor Area Non-Profit that garners the most votes to receive the hefty gift.  The announcement will be ZOOMed and be streamed live on Facebook at 3 PM on Thursday, January 28th during the meeting.

Right now you can vote in the first round of voting, which goes through this Friday, January 15th at 5 PM.  This will narrow the list down to 20 non-profits for the second round of voting which will go from Tuesdsay, January 19th to Tuesday, January 26th at 5 PM

Select 5 non-profits and submit once per day.

Add your first name, your last name and email and submit the Google form after selecting up to 5 organizations.  You can vote once a day for this first round of voting until Friday, January 15th at 5 PM.

Here are the Bangor area non-profits you can vote for.  Good luck to all of these deserving organizations!

AAA Northern New England

AARP Maine

Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter

Anah Shriners

Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

Bangor Area Recovery Network, Inc

Bangor Breakfast Kiwanis

Bangor Housing

Bangor Humane Society

Bangor Nursing & Rehab Center

Bangor Public Library

Bangor Region Community Council

Bangor Region YMCA

Bangor Symphony Orchestra

Bangor Target Area Development Corp.,

Beal College

Better Business Bureau of Maine

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine


Boys & Girls Club of Bangor

Brewer Center for Health & Rehabilitation

Camp CaPella, Inc.

Catholic Charities Maine- Bangor

Challenger Learning Center

Christine B Foundation

City of Bangor Community and Economic Dev

Community Care

Community Health and Counseling Services

Cole Land Transportation Museum

Collins Center for the Arts

Dirigo Reads

Downeast Horizons, Inc

Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Eastern Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Development Corporation

Easter Seals Maine

Eastside Health and Rehabilitation Center

Educate Maine

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

Fields Pond Audubon Center - Maine Audubon

Girl Scouts of Maine

Good Samaritan Agency

Good Shepherd Food Bank

Grace Evangelical College and Seminary

Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor

Health Equity Alliance

Home Health & Hospice of St. Joseph Hospital

Hospitality Maine

Human Resources Assn. of Eastern Maine

Husson University

Independence Advocates of Maine

John Bapst Memorial High School

Katahdin Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Inc.


Lighthouse Radio Network, Inc. WHCF 88.5 FM

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor

Mabel Wadsworth Center

Maine China Network

Maine Community Foundation

Maine Development Foundation

Maine Discovery Museum

Maine Forest & Logging Museum, AKA Leonard's Mills

Maine International Trade Center

Maine Multicultural Center

Maine Parkinson Society

Maine Public (MPBN)

Maine Technology Users Group

Maine Troop Greeters

New England School of Communications

Northeastern Workforce Development Board

Northern Light Foundation

Northern Light Rosscare

Northern Light Work Force Employee Assistance Program


Partners for Peace

Penobscot Community Health Care

Penobscot Job Corps Center

Penobscot Theatre


Phillips-Strickland House/Boyd Place

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine

RSU 22

Seaboard Federal Credit Union

SCORE Bangor

Shaw House

St. Joseph Healthcare

The Housing Foundation

The Purple Iris Foundation

The Salvation Army

Tuesday Forum

UCP of Maine

United Way of Eastern Maine

University of Maine Foundation

UMCA of Old Town and Orono

U.S. Army Recruiting - Bangor

Wellspring, Inc.

Wings For Children & Families, Inc.

Zonta Club of Bangor



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