During the COVID-19 crisis, the hospitality industry—the area’s largest employer— was one of the hardest hit economic segments. TRFM knew it was time to increase our service to the population we are dedicated to serving: the children and families of Maine, so we:
Made a substantial contribution to a local food initiative that provided up to 10,000 meals for the elderly and families with food insecurity.
Worked with the Telstar Regional school system (MSAD 44) to acquire internet enabled laptops for all students in the MSAD 44 area so that they could continue to go to school.
Paid the internet access fees for the 2020 academic year for any family in Andover, Bethel, Gilead, Greenwood, Newry and Woodstock in Oxford County, Maine whose wage earner has been furloughed due to a COVID-19 business closure.
The River Fund Maine is a trusted community partner, that’s quick to act in times of need.