Category Archives: News

Freeze Out warms hearts and homes!

Keeping our Neighbors Warm & Free from Hunger. The FCS “Freeze Out” will be on Saturday, Feb. 18th, from 10am – 6pm. This is our 13th annual day of raising money for the Carol Kaplan Fuel Fund and gathering food … Continue reading

Paula Paladino Hired as Executive Director of Freeport Community Services

Freeport Community Services (FCS), a non-profit, social services organization whose mission is to enrich lives, connect neighbors and help those in need in Freeport and Pownal, is delighted to announce that Paula Paladino has been selected as its new Executive … Continue reading

Successful 2016 Chowdah Challenge!

THANK YOU everyone for an incredibly successful 23rd Annual FCS Chowdah Challenge held at the L.L.Bean Home Store on Saturday October 2, 2016 during theFreeport Fall Festival! We reached our fundraising goal, which will benefit FCS programs, including Summer Camp Scholarships. … Continue reading

2016 Annual Meeting

The public is invited to the Freeport Community Services Annual Meeting, being held October 24, 2016 at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot Street, Freeport, ME. The event begins at 6:30 pm. The guest speaker is Margo Walsh, Founder and … Continue reading

A Huge Thank-you to Atlantic Federal Credit Union!

Amanda Peacock, Branch Manager and Adam Carrier, Community Outreach and Education Specialist of Atlantic Federal Credit Union in Freeport presented a check to Freeport Community Services Board President Catherine Richards Olney and Treasurer John Donnelly. Through a variety of employee … Continue reading

23rd Annual Chowdah Challenge!

The 23rd Annual Freeport Community Services Chowdah Challenge is almost here!  Come down, and come hungry to the porch of the L.L. Bean Home store at Discovery Park on Saturday Oct. 1st from 11 am-2:00 pm! Ten restaurants will compete for two … Continue reading

Melanie Sachs is moving on.

Melanie Sachs, Executive Director, announces her resignation. It is with mixed emotions that the Board of Directors of Freeport Community Services (FCS) announces that Melanie Sachs, our Executive Director, has resigned her position at FCS effective September 6, 2016. Melanie has accepted … Continue reading

Accepting nominations for the Carol Kaplan Award

Freeport Community Services is now accepting nominations for the Carol Kaplan Memorial Community Service Award. The award is named after the long-time General Services Director for the Town of Freeport. It is given annually by Freeport Community Services to an … Continue reading

Maine Community Foundation Tells Our Story

FCS is very proud to be selected by the Maine Community Foundation as a featured non-profit on the Foundation’s home page! The Maine Community Foundation is a statewide nonprofit that helps people invest charitable resources in the future of Maine. Their … Continue reading

Three positions open on the FCS Team

FCS is seeking applications for four positions: Executive Director, Facilities Assistant, and Retail Associate positions. Executive Director Position September 2016 Freeport Community Services (FCS), a Maine nonprofit providing Freeport and Pownal residents with direct services, volunteer opportunities, and referral services, seeks an energetic, … Continue reading