Category Archives: News

Free summer lunch program for kids!

Summer vacation means many things to children in the Freeport area- sunshine, freedom, outdoor play and family outings. But for a growing number of kids the end of school also means an end to the school lunch program, which provides … Continue reading

Community Day 2018!

  THANK YOU to everyone for a great day! Our 2nd Annual Community Day was a success and growing!  We served around 130 people during the Third Friday Free Lunch which was at the same time, distributed 53 backpacks with … Continue reading

Join us for the 25th Annual Chowdah Challenge!

Freeport Community Services is teaming up once again with L.L. Bean and Visit Freeport to host our annual Chowdah Challenge at the 20th Annual Freeport Fall Festival. Buy your ticket now, and skip the line! Tickets are $12.00, giving you access … Continue reading

FCS to host Americorps VISTA member

FCS has partnered with Goodwill Industries of Northern New England to become a host site for an AmeriCorps VISTA member. AmeriCorps VISTA is “Volunteers In Service To America” and is a founding program of AmeriCorps.  Every year, Goodwill partners with local … 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

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