General News

Welcome to Jen!!!!

Congratulations, and a very warm welcome to Jen Bonnett – our new, enthusiastic, and excited Program Director! Here’s a message from Jen: “Teens are at such an exciting time in their lives, trying to figure out who they are, what they want to do, and are learning how to be leaders. I love being involved with youth at such an exciting time and one

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Songwriters in the Round – A Lyrical SUCCESS!

On a snowy Saturday evening, three Maine musicians came together and sang for our kids. The Portland Press Herald covered the show and we couldn’t have said it any better!

IDEXX Offers their Heart and comes with Surprise Gift!

Our relationship with IDEXX continues to strengthen. They really get us, like us, appreciate what we do, and care deeply about the kids. And, in turn, we are most grateful for their hearts, time, and compassion. Thank you ever so much, IDEXX, for sharing your exemplary selves in the community. Your benevolence is stellar and exceptionally kind…

Giving Tuesday

Dear MPTC Friend, Tomorrow, or Giving Tuesday, is the day non profits call for your attention, to showcase their need, to ask for your benevolence. It’s not easy for me to ask for your help, but it’s critically necessary. Your gift WILL make a tangible difference. And here’s why: Recently, I was at the intersection of Marginal Way. There was a female panhandler in

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Giving Thanks…

How can one give thanks, properly, for all the love, generosity, and exceptional support our teens receive year-round from the community that cares so much about them? We are humbled and overwhelmed, at times, by the outpouring of goodwill that beckons through our magical red doors. MPTC is a harbinger of hope for so many, but it is the care of the community that

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Androscoggin Bank’s MainStreet Foundation $25k for Kids awards $5k grant to MPTC!

At a ceremony last night held in Lewiston, the MainStreet Foundation, a charitable arm of Androscoggin Bank, awarded MPTC with a $5,000 gift. Given the timing of MPTC’s annual appeal, and our goal to raise $480,000 to fund 500 kids, this could not have come at more opportune time. Thus, many thanks for your belief in our programming, Androscoggin Bank!

Best Buy Foundation Nails It!

Many thanks to Best Buy for supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programming for some very excited and SMART teens here at MPTC! Your gift allows access to technology opportunities and we couldn’t be more grateful to you, Best Buy! Thank you so much for caring about the kids!

In case you missed it…

The excellent video of the staff and kids sharing their love for the WCSH6 Who Care 2014 Agency of Distinction…So PROUD of them!—2014-agency-of-distinction-winner/18242025/

WCSH6 Who Care! 5 pm Tonight! Channel 6!

A year ago we honored our lovely Lexi with the 180 Degree Turnaround Award and now she’s one of the STAFF featured this evening for the WCSH6 Who Care Award. So honored and proud of Lexi! What a transformation! 

Channel 6 TV Debut!

Wednesday, November 5th, 5 pm broadcast – check out the debut of our 2014 WCSH6 Who Care Agency of Distinction Award with a stellar video of our phenomenal kids!  And, thank you, to Senator Collins for taking the time to recognize our work and the magic behind our red doors!