Mask Up for ME– Katahdin

A group of concerned citizens from the Katahdin Region gathered in late February when they identified needs in our region stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.  A coalition was formed, and Mobilize Katahdin was created to help our friends and neighbors with their immediate needs.  Members of that coalition continue to meet virtually each month to receive updates, discuss needs and brainstorm ways to better serve those in the Katahdin…

Weekly update from our Resource Navigator

A group of concerned citizens from the Katahdin Region gathered when they identified needs in our region stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.  A coalition was formed, and Mobilize Katahdin was created to help our friends and neighbors with their immediate needs as they arise.  That coalition has now grown to over 40 members made up of local agencies who want to get involved and aid in the…

Weekly Update from our Resource Navigator

Mobilize Katahdin was created when a coalition of concerned community members gathered to discuss ways to help our friends and neighbors with their immediate needs as they arise from the COVID-19 pandemic.  That coalition has now grown to over 30 members made up of local agencies who want to get involved and aid in the assistance to local residents.  Members of the coalition meet virtually bi-weekly…

Weekly update from our Resource Navigator

Mobilize Katahdin began a over two months ago when a group of concerned citizens from the Katahdin Region identified needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.  A coalition was formed, and Mobilize Katahdin was created to help our friends and neighbors with their immediate needs as they arose.  That coalition has now grown to nearly 40 members made up of local agencies, businesses and community members who want to get…

EAAA commodity box program provides supplemental food

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit people’s income and access to food and other household staples; citizens are relying more and more on assistance programs for help. Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA) operates numerous aid programs in the region including a commodity food box program…

Weekly update from our Resource Navigator

I hope this newsletter finds you well and enjoying the beautiful weather we are experiencing this week.  Mobilize Katahdin continues to assist those who request help, and is reaching out to others to offer our services.  Several non-profit organizations have received assistance from Mobilize Katahdin to enable them to continue to do the good work they are involved with to help residents in need…

Katahdin Higher Education Center offers free CNA class

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much loss and created great hardships for families and businesses. However, out of tremendous loss has grown opportunities. Katahdin Higher Education Center Director Deb Rountree announced a great opportunity being afforded area residents who are interested in a new job, a change…

Elks partner with Mobilize Katahdin for grant purchases

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News on May 14, 2020 By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – The Millinocket Elks Lodge 1521 is working with Mobilize Katahdin (MK) to purchase and provide hard to get necessities for local residents said MK Resource Navigator Shelly Blaisdell. According to Blaisdell, Kristy Allen, publicity officer for the Elks contacted her to let her…

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