Category Archives: News

Community Night May 16th

Growing Up and Growing Older in Freeport & Pownal. Register for this important conversation by May 14th at 865-3985 x202 or

FCS Receives Governors Award for Service

On April 23rd were honored to receive the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service for Outstanding Nonprofit Volunteer Program. This award recognizes a nonprofit organization (501(c)3), municipality, or government program that has made a significant and improvements in the condition of … Continue reading

Downeast Energy Golf Classic to benefit FCS

While it was soggy on Monday, June 4th, we had a great time at Downeast Energy’s 25th Annual Golf Classic. We were one of 2 area nonprofits benefitting from the proceeds. FCS and the Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope … Continue reading

We need your vote!

Your vote matters. Have you voted for your favorite nonprofits? We are in the race to win a portion of the over $100,000 Bangor Savings Bank is giving to some lucky nonprofits. Help us receive a $5,000 grant from The … Continue reading

Successful Freeze Out 2018!

Thank you to everyone who joined in and supported our Freeze Out last Saturday February 17th! It was a big success for FCS and the residents of Freeport and Pownal. We raised $3,500 in cash donations and 1,540 pounds of … Continue reading

Freezin’ for a reason Feb. 17th!

Keeping our Neighbors Warm & Free from Hunger. The FCS “Freeze Out” will be on Saturday, Feb. 17th, from 10am – 6pm. This is our 14th annual day of raising money for the Carol Kaplan Fuel Fund and gathering food … Continue reading

The Fall Newsletter is Here!

The Fall 2017 Newsletter is hot off the presses! The paper edition should hit mailboxes in the middle of November, but if you haven’t received the newsletter in the mail yet, or want to get a jump on it, you … Continue reading

2017 Annual Meeting was a great success!

A wonderful evening of community for the 2017 Annual Meeting The 2017 Annual Meeting was a great success on Monday, October 23rd! Our community turned out to recognize one of our wonderful volunteers, Edrol Sandy, for his time and energy, … Continue reading

White Nights is coming soon!

FCS’ Annual White Nights gala celebration will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Freeport. The location and day is a new focus to generate a larger more diverse attendance. A brainstorming group met … Continue reading

FCS is honored with “6 Who Care” award!

We truly believe that FCS is a great place! FCS was honored on Monday night at the Portland Museum of Art as the “6 Who Care” 2017 Agency of Distinction. The 18th Annual News Center “6 Who Care” recognizes outstanding … Continue reading