2021 Winter Holiday Resources

Sagadahoc County, Brunswick, Harpswell

Berean Baptist Church Thanksgiving Dinner for Brunswick and surrounding areas.

Thanksgiving meal served Thursday, November 25, 2021, at noon or the service may be offered as pick up (call to arrange pick-up time, cook with your family or pick up meals ready to eat.) Call 725-2648 to verify distribution method.

Harpswell Santa Fund for Harpswell Children’s clothing & toys.

For Harpswell Residents Only. Asking for Christmas help is 100% confidential. Send requests to [email protected]  

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention.

Thanksgiving bags available November 7 through November 24, 2021, during food pantry hours. Contact Devyn at [email protected].  No application needed.          

Midcoast Pizza and More Restaurant for Bath and surrounding areas.

Thanksgiving meal Take-out and delivery Thursday, November 25, 2021, from 11-1. Meal delivery available. Call 443-6631. Call ahead to reserve a seat and eat in or walk in.

Portland Press Herald Toy Fund

Children birth through 16 years old. Birthdates required. Parents or legal guardians may seek assistance by downloading, printing and filling out the 2021 Toy Fund Application at https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2021/09/Toy-Fund-Indi-Non-group-app-2021.pdf Send an email that includes your full name and address to[email protected] to receive an application by mail. Send completed applications to: Press Herald Toy Fund, PO Box 7310, Portland, ME 04112. Due to COVID-19, there will be NO place to pick up or drop off applications or donations. We encourage people to apply as soon as possible so that the applications can be processed as late applications cannot be honored. DEADLINE this year is November 30. 


Lincoln County

Boothbay Region Food Panty:

Thanksgiving and Christmas Boxes. Call 350-2962.

Caring for Kids Holiday Program for Bristol and South Bristol

Toys, clothes, and books available. Call 677-3300.

Central Lincoln County Y – Community Giving Tree

Applications available at local schools, town offices and at the CLC Y front desk. Deadline is November 19, 2021.

Christmas Tree of Giving; Boothbay Region YMCA

Application available at https://boothbayregionymca.org/sft1078/2020giftapplication.pdf for children 18 years or younger. Deadline is Nov. 15; For more information, contact Stephanie at 633-2855 x 292 or [email protected].

Healthy Kids

Christmas Toys for Lincoln County families. Registration will begin in early Dec. at www.healthykidsmaine.org  or contact Mindy at [email protected] or 563-1818. Registrations due by Dec. 10, 2021.  Drive through will be held Dec. 21 and 22.

Holiday Wishes for Children of Dresden residents

Call Sherry at Bridge Charitable Trust 242-1607.

Nobleboro Fire Department

Toy Drive for Residents of Nobleboro Applications accepted from November 1 through December 4, 2021. Provide child’s name, age, and address. Call 563-8816.

Portland Press Herald Toy Fund

Children birth through 16 years old. Birthdates required. Parents or legal guardians may seek assistance by downloading, printing and filling out the 2021 Toy Fund Application at https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2021/09/Toy-Fund-Indi-Non-group-app-2021.pdf Send an email that includes your full name and address to[email protected] to receive an application by mail. Send completed applications to: Press Herald Toy Fund, PO Box 7310, Portland, ME 04112. Due to COVID-19, there will be NO place to pick up or drop off applications or donations. We encourage people to apply as soon as possible so that the applications can be processed as late applications cannot be honored. DEADLINE this year is November 30. 

St. Philip’s Help Yourself Shelf – Wiscasset

Thanksgiving and Christmas meal boxes. Call 882-7184 or email [email protected]  to reserve a holiday meal box, leaving name, return #, number in the household. Distribution of Thanksgiving food box is Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Town of Waldoboro Emergency Services Departments – Annual Toy Program.

Call Town Office at (207) 832-5369.

Town of Waldoboro and Waldoboro Food Pantry – Thanksgiving Food Baskets.

To sign up, go to: https://cms9.revize.com/revize/waldoborome/departments/community_navigation_assistance/thanksgiving_baskets.php  Pick up baskets at the Town Office on Nov 23, 2021 between 1 and 5pm.

The Town of Bowdoin is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Spirit of America Award.
The Town of Bowdoin is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Spirit of America Award.
Nominate Now! Nominate Now!
Nominate Now! Nominate Now!