General News

MPTC Named as 2016 TD Beach to Beacon Beneficiary

On behalf of the My Place Teen Center Board of Directors, we are honored to announce that My Place Teen Center has been selected as the beneficiary of this year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race in Cape Elizabeth on August 6. “The TD Charitable Foundation couldn’t be more pleased to have My Place Teen Center as the beneficiary for the 2016 TD

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WCSH6 Who Care and Gannett Foundation

A special friend, Debbie Sample, made a pit stop to drop off some girly things for our store and to deliver the prize on behalf our our phenomenal volunteer, WCSH 6 Who Care award winner, Deb Shangraw. Debbie then surprised us with a Gannett Foundation gift for expansion of our current meal program, which will offer real-life experience and education through the operation of our state of the

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So Grateful!

Many thanks to the following businesses and churches for supporting our kids. Your kindness is exceptional and we are most appreciative. IBEC Creative 100.00 Unum Group 1,700.00 Hannaford Store 1,500.00 Disability RMS 10,000.00 Nappi Distributors 100.00 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church 100.00 Pine State Services 1,514.00 Drummond Woodsum 50.00 Port City Photography 529.56 Prides Corner Congregational Church 150.00 Trinity Lutheran Church 2,100.00 Drummond Woodsum 1,150.00

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Tears of Joy… Gratitude Abounds.

The Universe has responded bountifully. In the past two weeks, we received very generous gifts from the Coulombe Family Foundation, Disability RMS – we are going to miss our neighbors, The Rines/Thompson Fund, and the pictures below depict our awe and gratitude for our beloved neighbor, Diane, and her family foundation’s VERY inspiring gift. These four entities really stepped up and showed their care for our 567 kids.

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What Color is Your Door?

When every door is a red door, every teen will have a safe place to go. Behind the Red Doors of My Place Teen Center are healthy meals, academic enrichment, and a loving support system that changes lives. We invite you to join our community – no, you don’t have to paint your door red. Your financial gift provides free, year-round, afterschool programming for

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Hey Now, Westbrook Hannaford!

A group of stellar Hannaford volunteers swing by every Tuesday to hang with our kids. And boy, do they have fun. Lots of arts and crafts, ping pong, and hijinks. But then….This dedicated Westbrook crew decided to help with our 2015 annual appeal and make a $1,500 gift. Thank YOU! We love having you and we are grateful for your help to keep our Red

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Go, DEB!

WCSH6 Who Care Award Winner Tonight, our dear friend, Deb Shangraw, will be honored by WCSH as the 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year. We are so honored and proud to call her our friend. Here is part of her nomination: Deb is one of those rare people in a community that always makes a difference and does it in the most unassuming,

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Knight Property Services

Dylan, Mike, and crew – way to chop down the proverbial cherry tree; wait, wrong month… ;-) Thanks for the cedars and rhododendron TLC. Needed you to wield your ax and lickety split, chop-chop, down they came. Thanks, guys!!!!

Best Buy Foundation- You sure made our smarty pants teens VERY happy!

So excited that our local store, and the good deeds of Bart Gillespie, GM, helped us win a Best Buy award of $10,000!!! We will provide five to seven hours of STEM programming weekly, including: Daily STEM homework help in our 12-station Learning Technology Lab. Digital photography Computer repair Robotics activities, building robots from parts kits, each of which will provide the basis for

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The 2015 Annual Report is Here!

Another fabulous year at My Place Teen Center. Hot off the presses — our 2015 Annual Report! Inside you’ll find a summary of our many accomplishments in the past year thanks to the generous support of donors throughout our community. And read stories about our annual award winners — corporate partner, community partner, and volunteer of the year. Our virtual report is available to

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