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Our Mission To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our Vision A world without Alzheimer's disease.
College Guild is the nation's only provider of free correspondence courses and dictionaries to prisoners around the country. Since 2001, more than 6,000 students have enrolled. A force of 150 volunteer Readers from Bowdoin College to California read and respond thoughtfully to students' writings in a mutually-anonymous and richly rewarding practice.
Strengthening Our Community Through Conservation Since 1985, the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust has preserved more than 2,000 acres in these neighboring Maine towns in our effort to protect properties with true ecological, agricultural and aesthetic importance. Our geographic area is bounded by the Casco Bay coastline and Merrymeeting Bay, and crossed by the Androscoggin, Cathance and Muddy Rivers, open space, forest and contains many areas with active agricultural land. By working to identify and protect the irreplaceable features of Brunswick, Topsham, and Bowdoin, BTLT is working to maintain the natural heritage that helps make our communities so special.
Providing innovative financing and expert assistance to Maine nonprofits since 1992
The Save Our Swinging Bridge.Org, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit formed in 2008 to ensure the maintenance and beatification of the historic pedestrian bridge connecting Brunswick and Topsham. In 1892, the Swinging Bridge was originally designed and built by the Roebling Co., (legendary designers and constructors of wire rope suspension bridges).
Our mission: To empower people to move from homelessness to home.
“Our vision as a church is to be a community of significant size living in worship, walking in fellowship, becoming life long followers of Jesus. Using all that the Lord gives us to minister to one another, we commit ourselves to the redemptive history of the State of Maine, reaching out in every way possible to our neighborhoods and the nations that God calls us to.”
MRRA's mission is to implement the Reuse Master Plans for Naval Air Station Brunswick and the Topsham Annex, manage the transition of base properties from military to civilian uses, redevelop base properties, and create new high-quality jobs for Maine.
With more than 30 programs in Northern New England, we strive to end homelessness, restore hope and build communities for children and young adults, veterans, seniors, adults living with mental illness, and adults involved in the criminal justice system.
Convenient downtown office space Senter Place is a non-profit organization offering a unique mix of retail and office suites.
Veggies for neighbors in need.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.
Supporting creativity and innovation in Brunswick's public schools.
The George T. Files American Legion post number 20 exist to promote the goals and objectives of The American Legion within the town of Brunswick, the state of Maine and of the United States of America.
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.
Harpswell Coastal Academy is a free public charter school serving students throughout the Mid Coast in grades 6-12. We have two school locations -- Harpswell Neck and Brunswick Landing -- and a population of 200+ students from over a dozen surrounding communities. There are no admissions requirements, but we do have limited space available and admission is decided based on an annual lottery each spring. For students interested in transferring mid-year, please contact us directly. HCA is project-based, place-based and student-driven. We are deliberately small and fiercely focused on helping our young people, regardless of background, learning style, or any other factor, find a pathway to productive, rewarding citizenship right here in Maine.
In service to one. In service to all.
Get Well. Stay Well. Find Cures. Fight Back!
A world of possibility For 121 years, Brunswicks library has been an integral part of the community fabric and available to every resident free of charge. The Curtis collection includes more than 146,000 items. We provide free programs for children and adults, community meeting spaces and free WiFi and internet access for both regular library users and visitors to the community. Our library specializes in opening up a world of possibility to each person that visits by meeting their need for information, ideas, community and interaction.
Take advantage of Maine's beauty in all seasons to visit the Androscoggin Brunswick-Topsham Riverwalk, a 1.25-mile in-town loop linking the Frank J. Wood Bridge to the historic Androscoggin Swinging Bridge along the Androscoggin River in both Brunswick and Topsham.
"Service Above Self"
The Gathering Place is a drop-in day center in Brunswick, Maine. We're open from 9 to 3 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Need a place to drop in during the day that's warm and friendly? We offer a place to spend time in relaxation or conversation in a stress-free environment. Come in for chat, games, and computers. Have a cuppa and a nibble while you visit! We plan soon to offer educational programs for guests.
MCHPP is a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to provide hungry people with access to healthy food, work to improve the quality of their lives by partnering with others, and serve them in a manner that recognizes their dignity.