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Grants will increase hospice services to Maine cancer patients

Grants will increase hospice services to Maine cancer patients

Portland Press Herald – The Maine Cancer Foundation is awarding a total of $50,000 in grant funding to six hospice programs throughout the state to increase hospice services available to Maine cancer patients, their caretakers, family and friends. The foundation said Wednesday that the grants are the first awards drawn from its John T. Gorman Fund, established in May as a collaborative grant-making... ... [Read More]
Report: Maine Needs To Improve Support For At-Risk Teens

Report: Maine Needs To Improve Support For At-Risk Teens

The John T. Gorman Foundation says Maine should do a better job of helping at-risk teens complete the transition from adolescence to adulthood. In  a report released Tuesday , the foundation recommends creating a “comprehensive, coordinated, flexible and youth-centered continuing of care,” for teens at risk due to poverty, homelessness, or who have already done something to place them in the juvenile... ... [Read More]
Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed

Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed

Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed John T. Gorman Foundation Issues Inaugural Policy Brief, “From Adolescence to Adulthood: A Blueprint for Helping Maine’s Youth Succeed” Portland – The transition from adolescence to adulthood is challenging for any young person. But the 17 percent of Maine children living in poverty [1] , youth involved in Maine’s foster care... ... [Read More]
Healthy Community Coalition mobile events set

Healthy Community Coalition mobile events set

Healthy Community Coalition recently announces its upcoming schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of education and free health screenings will be offered at each stop including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, colon cancer screening kits (FIT screening) and body composition analysis. ... [Read More]
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

It is with cautious optimism for continued warm weather that I welcome everyone to the Spring edition of the John T. Gorman Foundation Newsletter! Spring is a season of growth and renewal, and that is particularly true at the John T. Gorman Foundation - both for us as well as many of our grantees and community partners. For example, as you'll see in this newsletter, we're seeing growth in Lewiston... ... [Read More]

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